BRITAIN?S biggest purpose-built closed road racing circuit at Betteshanger in Kent ? Fowlmead Country Park which opened this year ? plays host to the British Cycling London National Youth Circuit Series as well as South East Road Race League senior event on Saturday, September 15 ? not the 16th as previously scheduled.
The full circuit is a challenging 3.2 kilometres long, but shorter loops may be used for the Youth D and E races.
The site includes changing accommodation, showers, toilets and a visitors centre and refreshments. Camping is also available nearby.
Racing starts at 10am with the 10-kilometre Youth D category race, followed one minute later by the Youth E group covering seven kilometres.
Youth C start at 10.30 (13 kilometres), Youth B at 11.00 (25 kilometres), Youth A girls at 11.50 (25 kilometres), Youth B girls 11.52 (20 kilometres) and Youth A at 13.00 (38 kilometres).
This is followed by the South East Road Race League 50-kilometre handicap for all categories.
Event organiser is Michael Humphreys, jointly assisted by Lee Valley Youth CC and VC Deal, the local club at Fowlmead.
Location of Fowlmead Country Park is on the A258, between Deal and Sandwich.
For full details of events: http://uk.geocities.com/londonyouthtour@btinternet.com/