Some of the UK's brightest young talent will take part in the Revolution 11 on Saturday, January 21 at Manchester Velodrome. With their performance in the junior competition at the recent Rotterdam Six Day, that saw a British 1-2, Adam Blythe and Peter Kennaugh, and Russell Hampton and John Bellis will be in fine form when they ride alongside two of the world's top endurance riders.
Peter Kennaugh will be focusing on retaining his lead of the Future Stars competition whilst Adam Blythe, a graduate of Future Stars, is hoping that, along with Russell and John, he can compete with Bradley Wiggins and Bradley McGee. With double World Champion Rob Hayles also in the field, it will be a tough night of racing for these emerging stars, but Blythe for one is looking forward to the challenge.
"It's awesome being in the same field as Wiggins and McGee, they're the biggest names in our sport and McGee's never been at Revolution before so it's going to be cool to compete against him. I can't wait," said Blythe.
It's not just the young endurance riders who are getting the chance to face off against the stars. The junior sprint team is also looking forward to taking on sprint legends Arnaud Tournant and Craig MacLean in the sprint events. After winning a handful of gold medals at a Junior International event in Austria this weekend, Jason Kenny, Joshua Hargreaves, Christian Lyte and David Daniell are all in superb form setting up a fascinating clash between the greats of today and the potential stars of tomorrow.
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