Germany v GB at Revolution 10

In one of the main attractions at the Revolution 10 meeting in Manchester on Nov 19, Britain's team

In one of the main attractions at the Revolution 10 meeting in Manchester on Nov 19, Britain's team

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The British team sprint trio asserted their dominance over the Dutch in impressive form at Revolution 9, but face another strong challenge from Germany at Revolution 10 at the Manchester Velodrome on Saturday, November 19.

World sprint champion Rene Wolff and Carsten Bergemann will make their first appearances at Revolution, and will be joined by Jan van Eijden, who was a massive hit with the crowd at Revolution 7. They will take on Britain's team sprint world champions Chris Hoy, Jason Queally and national sprint champion Craig MacLean, whose recent return to form has made him a serious contender to get back into the team sprint starting three.

Past meetings between the British and German sprint squads will make this contest a serious matter of national pride. Germany knocked the British team out of the event at the Olympics, denying them a medal despite the fact the Brits had posted the second fastest time in the heats. However, the British made no mistakes at the world championships this year, taking the title over the Dutch and leaving the Germans trailing in third place.

The action will also be fierce in the sprint and Keirin competitions. Rene Wolff is the world Champion in the former event, but Craig MacLean's 10.248 winning lap to take the UK sprint title suggests he will pose a serious challenge. Up-and-coming sprinter Matt Crampton will also be a rider to watch after winning the sprint competition at Revolution 9.

With the top three Madison teams in the world fighting it out in the endurance races and an elite women's endurance omnium, Revolution 10 will provide another superb night of track racing.

Tickets are available online at www.cyclingrevolution.com or by calling 07005 942 579 or the Manchester Velodrome on 0161 223 2244 and selecting option 3.

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