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


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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.”



Lincoln Criterium Returns for 2017 Thanks To Title Sponsor Allen Signs


allen-signs-critThe Allen Signs Lincoln Criterium is set to bring another fantastic evenings racing to the Lincoln Festival Of Cycling.

Opening with Under 10 & Under 12 girls, followed by Under 10 & Under 12 Boys. Then it's the Youth's turn, With Under 14 & Under 16 girls and Under 14 & Under 16 boys races.

Following that we have 3/4 Men (and Juniors), a Womens E/1/2/3/4 race and finally a Mens E/1/2/3 race to finish a packed evenings racing.

Later races will be floodlit with lighting towers on the corners of the circuit to enable us to run the full programme of races and give the Kermesse/Nocturne feel to the evening.



Managing Director of Allen Signs David Allen, said:

“As a long-established Lincolnshire business we are keen to support the Lincoln Festival of Cycling which has become one of the key events in the city’s annual calendar. 

“It has grown into a prestigious sporting occasion and attracts some of the UK’s top cyclists. As well as providing entertainment for the whole family it boosts the local economy by bringing in thousands of competitors and spectators from all over the country.”

“Allen Signs also has an affinity with cycling. Last year some of us did a 190-mile bike ride from London to Paris to raise money for charity.”


Race Director Dan Ellmore, said:

"It is fantastic to have this event back in the weekend programme for 2017 and have racing of all ages and abilities as part of the Festival Of Cycling weekend. We are very pleased to welcome Allen Signs as title sponsor for this event and look forward to a great evenings racing as build up to the Grand Prix races on Sunday 14th May."

Entries are now open so get your entry in quickly to ensure you get a place and a change to race around Lincoln Castle.



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