Elliot wins stage 7 of BBC spring stage race


Les Elliott won a cold 16 km Baldonnel time trial, Thursday night. He earned the victory in Stage #7 of the Spring Stage race with a time of 27:22 minutes. George Gamble was second at 28:06, and Bob Andrews third at 28:17. Pat Ferris was 4th at 28:35, and Jolea Bilodeau 5th at 30:28.


Other times were Dean Lowry at 31:00, Barb Polehoykie 31:28, Owen Giebelhaus 32:18, Pat Coppens 34:35 and Melanie Chapple 32:18.

Thanks to Pat Andrews and Gord Harris for timing!

Pat Ferris still has a narrow lead with 28 points with a single race to go in the 8 race series. George Gamble is second with 26 points, and Les Elliott third with 22. Bob Andrews and Kevin Shaw are tied for 4th with 8 points each.

Sunday’s final Stage 8 event is the famous ‘Rocky Road Race,’ which is a gravel road classic. This is the 14th time this event has been held. It features the nasty, washboard, loose-gravel roads North Peace residents have learned to respect.

The Peace View circuit in Taylor will be the site of this Spring Stage race showdown. The final finishing order will decide the winner of the 25th Spring Stage Race trophy.

Race time is 1 PM on the Fibreco road.