A last minute change of route did nothing to prevent the Asea domination of the Castlereagh CC-promoted John Moore memorial GP at Carryduff, which saw local man Roger Aiken take his second win of the 2016 season in as many weeks. In what was a team effort, Aiken praised the efforts of teammate Adam Armstrong in setting him up for victory, with in-form Chris McGlinchy (Chain Reaction) spoiling an Asea 1-2
Armstrong, making a superb early-season comeback following a quiet spell, was the strong man of the race, and his typical big-gear grinding attacks wore down the opposition, leaving Aiken fresh for the finish.
Armstrong had just bridged across to Aiken`s leading 5-man group on the final lap when he put in a strong attack to soften up the potential contenders
Lindsay Watson (Plush) Put in a final attack about a kilometre out from the finish, but this was quickly brought back, allowing Aiken to take his second win of the season.
Roger Aiken celebrates his second win of the season at the John Moore memorial GP (Pic Davy McVeigh – The Belgian Project.)
Result John Moore Memorial 27th February.
1 Roger Aiken (Asea Wheelworx)
2 Chris McGlinchy (Chain Reaction)
3 Adam Armstrong (Asea)
4 Ronan McLoughin (Foyle CC)
5 David Watson (North Down CC)
6 Jody Wright (Phoenix CC)