CYCLIST Paul Curran, the former Commonwealth title holder and reigning British professional circuit race champion, completed an impressive weekend for his new Crown-Chafes team when he won Hartlepool CC's Hurworth Burn Criterium yesterday.
By the end of the 43-mile race he was 40 seconds clear, leaving his Crown-Chafes teammate Stephen Shaw to take a sprint for second place from Hilton McMurdo, of Stockton.
1. Paul Curran (Crown-Chafes)
2. Stephen Shaw (Crown Chafes) at 40secs
3. Hilton McMurdo (Stockton)