NEVER mind the stars, here is the Standard warming the race track before the pros set off later today (Tuesday).
The Redditch team braved the rain and completed the course in a remarkable 45 seconds.
Double Olympic Champion Laura Trott, as well as her victorious Team Pursuit teammates Dani King and Joanna Rowsell will be gearing up for the opening round of the women’s Matrix Fitness GP Series at 6pm, while fellow Olympians Ed Clancy and Steven Burke will also be in action in the men’s event at 7.30pm
Mardi Gras and limbo dancers are also out on the streets entertaining the crowds, while children got the wheels in motion in earlier races.
Here are the timings for the rest of the evening:
5.30pm Matrix Fitness Grand Prix warm up – photo and autograph opportunities.
6pm – Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Ladies Race.
6.45pm – Tour series warm up – photo and autograph opportunities.
7.30pm – Pearl Izumi Tour Series Men’s Race.
9pm – Podium presentations.