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Madison race at Lehigh Valley Velodrome

By:
Mark Zalewski, North American Editor
Published:
August 03, 2006, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 23:23 BST
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Latest Cycling News for August 3, 2006

This Friday night, August 4, will be the first annual Nestor’s Madison of the Americas presented by...

This Friday night, August 4, will be the first annual Nestor’s Madison of the Americas presented by Bear Creek Mountain Resort. The second and final Madison event for 2006 at the Lehigh Valley Velodrome in Trexlertown, Pennsylvania, will see 15 teams battle it out for the top position.

Argentine World and Olympic Team member Sebastian Donadio of Argentina will be riding with the T-town favourite Pete "Fitzy" Fitzpatrick of Australia. South African National Champion, and member of the Commonwealth Games Team, Shaun Davel of South Africa is making his debut this Friday at the Velodrome ahead of his compatriots whom are set to arrive for the UCI sanctioned events in August. Other international riders such as, Argentines Leandro Botasso, Guido Palma, and Sebastian Alexandre are set to take on the nation’s best Madison riders!

Gates open at 6:30 and racing begins promptly at 7:30. In the event of rain, please visit www.thevelodrome.com for a cancellation announcement and rain date.

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