2016 Winners Return To Defend Their Lincoln Grand Prix Titles
Defending champions Tom Stewart and Alice Barnes return to the Chestnut Homes Lincoln Grand Prix on May 14th to defend their titles. Both riders will start as number 1 in their respective races, and as a gesture of thanks to former winner Kristian House, who is retiring at the end of 2017, he will start his last Lincoln Grand Prix as number 2.
With both races attracting a record number of entries selecting the field was a challenge in itself. The maximum number of starters in each race is 150, and the organisers received over 250 mens applications and 170 women.
The full rider fields are now published online just click on the logo below to view them.
Chestnut Homes Announced As Title Sponsor for Lincoln Grand Prix
We are delighted to announce Lincoln based developers Chestnut Homes as the title sponsor for the Lincoln Grand Prix and Women's Lincoln Grand Prix. With 2017 edition of the races will be known as the "Chestnut Homes Lincoln Grand Prix"
Established in 1988, Chestnut Homes enjoys a reputation for building high quality new homes in Lincolnshire. Building a range of new homes, from houses and apartments suitable for the first time buyers, through to five bedroom executive homes. Chestnut Homes place great emphasis on structural integrity and finishing properties to a high standard
David Newton, Managing Director of Chestnut Homes, said:
“We are delighted to be the title sponsor for this year’s Lincoln Grand Prix.
“The Lincoln Festival Of Cycling has become one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the county’s calendar, and we are looking forward to seeing the cyclists take on the steep inclines of the City’s famous cobbled streets in the races including the Lincoln Grand Prix, the country’s oldest classic one-day cycle race.
“I’m sure that the people of Lincolnshire will share our excitement and will be out in force to enjoy the festival from May 11th to 14th.”