Olivia wins gold!

Olivia wins gold!

by Tom Martin (November 2021)

AN eight-year-old cyclist has become a national champ!

Olivia Laing, pictured left, won gold at Thruxton Race Track after recording the fastest time of 53 minutes and 17 seconds.

The RTTC National Closed Circuit Championship is five laps of the race circuit, which is 11.7 miles.  

Thruxton Circuit is the fastest circuit in the UK and measures 2.4 miles in length and is host to both the British Touring Cars (BTCC) and British Superbikes (BSB)

Olivia is a pupil at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School and is a member of Southport Cycling Club. 

The youngster has been  encouraged to cycle  by her parents, and in particular her dad, Neil, who has also been cycling since he was young.

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