On Friday night, the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania will host the Festival of Speed and International Women's Challenge. Back again to compete this year will be Australian National Sprint team members Jason Niblet, Scott Sunderland, and Kaarle McCulloch, along with Trinidad and Tobago's Hasseem Maclean, Simon VanVelthooven of New Zealand, Argentina's Leandro Botasso and Demis Aleman and Australian Pete Fitzpatrick.
The annual International Women's Challenge will draw a top field to fight for the title including McCulloch, T-Town favorite Liz Reap Carlson, Argentina's Veronica Martinez, Ashley Kimmet, Kacey Manderfield and New Zealand's Catherine Cheatley.
Gates will open at 6:30 pm local time with racing beginning at 7:30 pm. For more information, visit www.valleypreferredcycling.com.