2017 ICSF WORLDS: Week three update
The 2017 ICSF World Cycle Speedway championships conclude this weekend, with Thursday and Friday being the final free days.
The hectic schedule has produced some thrilling racing, here’s what has happened in week three of the championships.
Team GB stars Paul Heard, Myke Grimes, Ben Mould, Zac Payne, Josh Brooke and junior Brandon Whetton all made it through fiercely competitive semis to reach the grand final at Findon on Saturday evening. You can tune in to @aus_cycle on periscope at 9:30am Saturday morning to catch the action. Here are the results for the semis and draw for the final:
8 Team GB juniors fill up the line up in the Junior final after coming through semi finals at Le Fevre on Wednesday. The final precedes the senior final at Findon on Saturday at 6pm.
Great Britain’s women made it 4-0 over their Australian counterparts in the fourth test at Le Fevre on Monday evening. A solid team performance saw the GB girls take the victory by 97-81, with Collins and Millikin inflicting some heavy heat advantages on the Brits, but it was not enough to close up the match.
An entertaining final is excepted at 4pm at Findon on Saturday, a number of riders could take the title, here’s the line up.
Team GB vets beat Australia in their second test match to take the veterans series at Salisbury, which featured a spectacular crash featuring GB’s Edward Ridley (Cover photo). Unfortunately, we don’t have a formula to post, but here is the Veterans final, which takes place at 2pm on Saturday at Findon.
The U16 Girls and U16 Boys world finals open up the day on Saturday at 10am and 12noon respectively. Here are the draws:
Finally, Australia underlined their team dominance this tour by beating Poland in their test match at Salisbury on Tuesday evening, here is the scorecard:
The tour concludes on Sunday with the final womens test match and the junior and senior best pairs at Salisbury.
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