CX Gallery: Noble, White win slippery day 1 at GP Gloucester

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Ellen Noble and Curtis White win a slippery first day of racing at the iconic Gloucester, Massachusetts venue.

2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Ellen Noble (Trek Factory Racing) took the lead on the uphill start and never looked back. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Cassandra Maximenko (Van Dessel Factory) led a chase group behind Erica Zaveta and Ellen Noble. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Ellen Noble (Trek Factory Racing) ran the uphill barriers. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Regina Legge (Trek Cyclocross Collective) raced to a fifth place finish ahead of Natasha Elliott. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Ellen Noble (Trek Factory Racing) ran a new set of stairs on the course with a large lead. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Katerine Norcott led a group up the stairs on her way to a top-10 finish. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Brittlee Bowman (RSCX-House) weaved her way around a long set of quick turns. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Anna Savage (JAM Fund/NCC) rode in front of Gloucester Harbor. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Erica Zaveta (Garneau-Easton) rode alone to a second place finish. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Alix Norris (Cowbell Racing) rode past some gorgeous fall foliage. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Veteran racer Natasha Elliot (Van Dessel-Hyperthreads) rode with the chase group during the second lap. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Ellen Noble (Trek Factory Racing) hammered up a hill with one lap remaining. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Ellen Noble (Trek Factory Racing) took her fourth win at Gloucester in eight years. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Erica Zaveta’s (Garneau-Easton) bike after her second-place ride. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Curtis White (Cannondale- Cyclocrossworld.com) Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Cooper Willsey (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) took the holeshot on the uphill start. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Tobin Ortenblad (Santa Cruz) attacked the group of seven with two laps remaining. Photo:Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Kevin Bouchard-Hall (Velocio Northeast) couldn’t take time to enjoy the view on his way to a top-20 finish. Photo:Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Curtis White (Cannondale- Cyclocrossworld.com) took control of the race. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Cooper Willsey (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) took a flier early in the race last lasted quite a while. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Spencer Petrov (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) led the race through the chicane. Photo:Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Lane Maher (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) rode with the leaders late in the race. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Anthony Clark (Squid Squad) spend much of the race chasing but clearly was going for the win. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Jeremy Powers (Pactimo-Fuji-SRAM) was out for a tempo ride after his recent illness. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
The big rock at stage Fort Park is always a good spot for watching the racing. Photo:Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Curtis White (Cannondale- Cyclocrossworld.com) led with one lap to go. Photo:Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Very few riders could bunny-hop this set of off-camber barriers but it was not problem with Tobin Ortenblad (Santa Cruz), Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Ian Gielar (JAM/NCC) led a group on one of the climbs. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Anthony Clark (Squid Squad) chased the leaders with one lap to go. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Spencer Petrov (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) ran the barriers mid-race. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Curtis White (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com) took another win at Gloucester. Photo: Dave McElwaine
2018 GP Gloucester, day 1
Jamey Driscoll (Pivot-Maxxis) took third place ahead of Cooper Willsey. Photo: Dave McElwaine