By VeloNews Interactive
The United States got off to a winning start at round two of the UCI Track World Cup on Friday in Aguascalientes, Mexico, thanks to winning performances from Colby Pearce and Erin Mirabella.
Pearce, of Boulder, Colorado, won the men’s 15km scratch race ahead of Greg Henderson (NZL). In the following event, Mirabella, of Racine, Wisconsin, claimed the women’s 20km points race ahead of Lada Kozlikova (CZE).
Tanya Lindenmuth of Trexlertown, Pennsylvania, also put in a strong performance. After posting the best qualifying time in the morning session, Lindenmuth placed second in the women’s sprint final.
In other action:
Marty Nothstein (Orefield, Pennsylvania) rode to fifth place in the men’s keirin. Christian Stahl (Bethany, Connecticut) placed 10th in the men’s 1km time trial. Becky Quinn (Quakertown, Pennsylvania) placed 15th in the women’s 20km points race. Joe D’Antoni (Raleigh, North Carolina) clocked a 4:46 in the men’s individual pursuit for a 14th place finish.
Scroll down for a photo gallery from our man on the scene, Casey Gibson. And for complete results in PDF format, see the UCI web site.