Six Day Series Manchester: Laura Kenny to race at inaugural Manchester event

Olympic champ Laura Kenny will certainly ride in the inaugural 6 Day Collection Manchester at the National Cycling Centre in March.

Kenny, 26, will take part in the occasion – a mix of track racing and songs for elite males and females and also arising junior ability – from 22-24 March.

Competing will certainly include the Madison, time tests, team removals, scratch races and factors race.

GB Olympic and Republic champ Katie Archibald is likewise set to compete.

Kenny, Britain’s most successful women Olympian of all time with four gold medals, said she is “thrilled” to make her debut in the competition.

“6 Day is extremely affordable and mentally as well as physically challenging, so I really hope the Manchester crowd truly get behind the event, the bikers,” stated Kenny, that won gold in the scratch race at the British Track Championships in December.

The auto racing takes place to a backdrop of songs, offered by track-centre DJ, while the location lighting is declined to contribute to a “celebration environment”.

The competition, which normally occurs over 6 days, is one of two brand-new events included in the 2018-19 series, which started in London in October 2018 at Lee Valley VeloPark.

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