THE HHCC SANTINI BOVINGDON BOMBER CRITERIUM SERIES 2021
The Hemel Hempstead Cycling Club (HHCC) run criterium racing for juniors & seniors at the popular HHCC Bovingdon Bomber Cycle Circuit. The Bomber is a 1km long smooth purpose built racing circuit. It is fast, flat, sweeping and technical and always produces good safe racing and for the 2020 season we are proud to announce our new headline sponsor SANTINI PREMIUM CUSTOM CLOTHING. We are also supported by our friends at LOVELO CYCLEWORKS and MUSETTE CAFE.
THE 2021 SEASON - Separate mens and womens racing on Wednesday evenings.
6:30pm Riders arrive & sign on (strictly arrive no earlier than 6.30pm)
6:50pm Circuit open
7:15pm Men's Race
7.45pm or 7.55pm Women's Race
13 ROUNDS - Weds 5th May till Weds July 28th
Every week will follow the same schedule with a men's race followed by a women's race. This season Bomber points will only be awarded on championship cat 2/3 rounds. These points count towards the overall Sam Williamson King & Queen of the Bomber trophy.
Click here for the 2021 Calendar
Prizes for top 3 finishers on the night: 1st=£25, 2nd=£15, 3rd=£10 plus a cool Santini Bovingdon Bomber Cycle Cap each !
Standard BC ranking points for top ten: 1st=10, 2nd=8, 3rd=7, 4th=6, 5th=5, 6th=4, 7th=3, 8th=2, 9th=1, 10th=1
Pro tour riders and world champions dream of wearing a winners Santini podium jersey and thanks to our friends at Santini Custom we have created the Bovingdon Bomber winners jersey and every week you will have the chance of stepping up on the podium and wearing the Maglia Bomber !
THE 'SAM WILLIAMSON KING & QUEEN OF THE BOMBER' TROPHY
This coveted trophy is awarded to the best rider over a season and is decided by points scored by finishing in the top ten positions in races and by taking the sprint prime laps at the championship rounds.
With 7 championship rounds in the calendar your BEST 6 results will count.
Bomber Points for top ten riders: 1st=10, 2nd=8, 3rd=7, 4th=6, 5th=5, 6th=4, 7th=3, 8th=2, 9th=1, 10th=1
SPRINT PRIMES - 1 Bomber Point and £10 cash
There will be a sprint prime laps at every championship round race but never within the first or final 5 laps. The start of the sprint lap will be signalled by a long whistle on the line and the end of the lap by a waved white flag. The winner of the sprint prime will take £10 cash and 1 bomber point.
The King and Queen will take the title, trophy & £250 cash.
In the event of a points tie at the end of the season the higher number of wins triumphs. If still a tie then a higher number of 2nd places, 3rd places triumphs etc.
£14.00 in advance (racing is completely free to HHCC first claim members)
ENTER RACES HERE VIA BRITSH CYCLING >>> https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events?series_id=513
Although we have an excellent safety record at the Bomber, St. Johns Ambulance are present at every round.