24 Apr 2020
2 min read
Super League’s esports squad are hoping for more success in the final race of the Zwift Classics series on Saturday night.
The men are in action again, taking on the fast and furious Crit City Slam, a lung-busting individual points race.
Riders complete ten laps of the circuit and race an intermediate sprint on each one with even more points available for the where you cross the finish line.
Super League’s men finished ninth in a team outing last week before Sophie Coldwell placed sixth in a scratch race.
Here’s all you need to know:
Race times and how to watch
The build-up begins at 6.35pm BST with Will McCloy and Chris McCormack joined by athletes before they get going with the racing starting at 7:10pm BST.
You can watch all the action live on Super League’s YouTube channel.
The Super League All-Stars team
Super League has a squad of ten men, of which five will enter each race. Tonight’s stellar line-up is:
Alistair Brownlee (Great Britain)
Vincent Luis (France)
Hayden Wilde (New Zealand)
Tyler Mislawchuk (Canada)
Jonas Schomburg (Germany)
There is some further interest in the world of triathlon with long distance specialist Lionel Sanders lining up for the Canyon ZCC team.
Among the other Pro cycling teams taking part are NTT Continental Cycling Team, Hagens Berman Axeon, Ribble-Weldtite Pro Team, SEG Racing Academy and Vitus Pro Cycling.
Crit City Slam is an individual points race, one never-before-seen on Zwift. Ten laps of Downtown Dolphin. Ten intermediate sprints. Then even more points at the finish line. Each lap is 1.9km (1.2miles) with an 8m elevation gain. Total distance is 19km (12miles). The winner is the individual rider with the most points.
● KOM Arch: 12-10-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (laps 1-10)
● Finish arch (end of the race):
First place picks up a cool $1,000 and the race pays down to 15th place.
Watch live here from 6.35pm BST
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