British Cycling, in partnership with Scottish Cycling, UK Sport, Event Scotland and Glasgow Life, has announced that further tickets are to be released on 1st November for the sold-out UCI Track Cycling World Cup which takes place in Glasgow from 16-18 November 2012.
With the configuration of additional seating at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome now confirmed, the organisers today announced that around 300 extra tickets per session will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Jonny Clay, Cycle Sport and Membership Director of British Cycling, said: “We have been inundated with interest in this event and we’ve worked hard with the venue to maximise the additional capacity available through temporary seating. We are expecting demand to be high for these additional tickets and not everyone will be successful, but we’re really excited by the on going interest this event is generating.”
For those that miss out on tickets, there will opportunities to win tickets over the coming weeks with competitions on pop-up track bikes around Glasgow city centre giving people the chance to try out track cycling. Meanwhile the event organisers have held back a quarter of the seats for the first session of the event for local school children, with participating schools each receiving a personal invitation from Sir Chris Hoy. British Cycling members will also get their own opportunity to improve their chances of winning by encouraging a friend to become a member. For further details of the offer, go to trackworldcup.co.uk
The Glasgow event is the second of the three round UCI Track Cycling World Cup series. Over three days the world’s leading track cyclists will compete in the first major international track cycling event in the UK since the Olympics, During the three days of racing sell out crowds will see the Keirin, Individual Sprint, Team Sprint, Team Pursuit and Omnium in a packed schedule of exciting action. The event will also be broadcast on the BBC.