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Matt Simmons (CRC/Intense) won the elite race ahead of Rob Smith and Ralph Jones (Dirt), who finished second and third respectively.
Race organiser Chris Roberts said: “The elite race was full of upset and [the conditions] caught a couple of riders out. During his first run, Scott Beaumont fell on entry to the muddy field and managed to slide down the entire length of the hill.”
Simmons also took home the £100 bonus from P Yates Cycles for the fastest time of the day.