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UCI MTB WCup Downhill #3 Fort William Qualifications – Smith 4th, Miller 16th

by pedalmag.com

June 09, 2012 (Fort William, UK) – Rachel Atherton (Gbr) GT Factory Racing and Marc Beaumont (Gbr) GT Factory Racing let their intentions be known in Fort William at UCI MTB WCup Downhill #3 topping the women’s and men’s DH Qualifications respectively. Miranda Miller (Can) SRAM/Santa Cruz in 16th advanced to the final while Vaea Verbeeck (Can) Intense/Fox Racing Shox was 27th – only the top 20 qualifiers (+protected riders) advance.

Steve Smith (Can) Devinci Global Racing placed 4th behind a British posse on the 2.82km course that included Gee Atherton (GT Factory Racing) in 2nd and Danny Hart (Giant Factory Off-Road Team) in 3rd – the top 80 qualifiers (+protected riders) advance.

Results (brief)

Elite Women

1. Rachel Atherton (Gbr) GT Factory Racing 05:15.146
2. Myriam Nicole (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction 9.960
3. Floriane Pugin (Fra) Scott11 11.599
4. Emilie Siegenthaler (Sui) Scott11 18.555
5. Tracey Hannah (Aus) Hutchinson United Ride 21.320
6. Anita Molcik (Aut) Four Elements 23.083

16. Miranda Miller (Can) SRAM/Santa Cruz 39.335
27. Vaea Verbeeck (Can) Intense/Fox Racing Shox 59.334

Elite Men

1. Marc Beaumont (Gbr) GT Factory Racing 04:42.440
2. Gee Atherton (Gbr) GT Factory Racing 1.040
3. Danny Hart (Gbr) Giant Factory Off-Road Team 1.658
4. Steve Smith (Can) Devinci Global Racing 2.929
5. Samuel Blenkinsop (Nzl) Lapierre International 3.215

67. Matthew Beer (Can) 20.714
105. Kyle Sangers (Can) 26.571
111. Luke Stevens (Can) 28.845
122. Remi Gauvin (Can) PerformX Young Guns 32.228





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