HUDDERSFIELD pro rider Tom Murray (Sigmasport Specialized) tied for first place with Dean Downing (Rapha Condor) in his first race of the season, the Clayton Velo Classic Handicap race.
The 50-mile event on the Bashall Eaves circuit in Lancashire has riders setting off in groups according to their category, with the best riders in the scratch group, including Murray, setting off last.
It took six laps of the 13 for the scratch group to pass the riders in front and nine went into the last lap in the lead.
Downing and Murray couldn’t be separated by the judges as they sprinted for the line so shared the victory with Tom Barras (Cycle Premier Metaltek) rounding up the podium positions.
Meanwhile, Huddersfield Star Wheelers held their club dinner and prize presentation at Canalside Sports Complex, Leeds Road, when 60 guests were entertained by guest of honour Chris Young.
He told tales of his time as a professional cyclist before he handed out the trophies.
Mirfield youngster Jake Womersley (Aire Valley RT) had a successful time at the Premier Division Track League at Manchester.
Racing in Group 1, Womersley won the 50-lap Points race and was second to Alastair Thomas (Sportcity Velo) in the Devil race.
Womersley collected his trophy for winning the Under 16s National Trophy Cyclo Cross series at the British Cycling Annual Awards dinner in Birmingham.
Also receiving an award was Darren Stringer, the club secretary for Kirklees Cycling Academy, who received the Club Official of the year award for the Yorkshire region.
Holme Valley Wheeler Lee Brown and Huddersfield Star Wheeler Ivan Boyes started off the night’s racing at the First Division Track League at Manchester with a win in the team pursuit event. Brown went on the claim second in the 40-lap Scratch race and Boyes best result came in the 20-lap Points race, where he finished third.
Tom Broadbent (Huddersfield Star Wheelers) started his time trial season in fine style with sixth place in the Rossendale RC Hilly Time Trial, stopping the clock in 26min 23sec for the 10.3-mile distance.