After 44 fast laps around Denver’s Dicks Sporting Goods Stadium, the Miami Nights took the win in the National Cycling League Cup’s second race on Sunday, August 13. The other NCL-founded team and host of this second round, the Denver Disrupters, finished second. Goldman Sachs/Texas Roadhouse took third.
The 1.4-mile course had eight corners and a long start-finish straight, made for very fast racing and exciting sprints every lap. The men in each co-ed team raced first and Miami’s Alfredo Rodriguez took the final lap to earn a valuable 30 points for his team, giving the women a solid head start that they would build on. In the women’s race, Miami’s Paula Munoz did her part by also winning the final lap and solidifyingI the team’s win. The qualifier round Qualifiers: Miami gets a lead
The race weekend got underway on Saturday, August 12, with a qualifier event at Woods Boss Brewing Company using KICKR indoor bikes . Not unlike Formula 1 racing, this qualifier determines the grid starting order for the actual race the following day. The goal is to get as high up in the grid as possible as starting at the front of the pack in this fast and furious race can be a significant advantage.
In the virtual race, the Miami Nights got their head start. The Miami team took the win and the eight-point bonus with Clever Martinez and Andrea Buttine representing the team. The combined power of Texas Roadhouse’s Aaron Beebe and Goldman Sachs’ Jenna […]