OBITUARY: RIP Brian Barnett

We received the sad news on Sunday evening that Brian Barnett, a former rider, avid Cycle Speedway fan and photographer, was announced as the cyclist killed in an early morning accident in South East London last week. East London CSC’s Kevin Smith has paid tribute to Brian, talking to 33/18 News: “Brain had raced for East London for several seasons, […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks unable to stop Blakenham

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators competed in the second leg of the South East and Eastern Cup at Great Blakenham. The first team narrowly pushed Norwich into last place while having no answer to the Home side. The division 2 side consolidated their position in the lead of the group. Division 1 Great Blakenham 101, Hethersett 84, Norwich 83 Division 2 Hethersett […]

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NEWS: Herbert joins British Cycling CS Commission

Top women’s racer, Charlie Jane Herbert, has accepted British Cycling’s invitation to serve on the Cycle Speedway commission following last month’s departure of Myke Grimes. Herbert, the 2014 British Champion and Great Britain squad member, is an influential figure in women’s racing and provides a welcomed balance to the commission, which is currently headed by British Cycling board member and […]

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OBITUARY: Les Grimes

Former long standing servant of the Cycle Speedway scene in Coventry, Les Grimes (pictured wearing number 3), sadly passed away last Sunday evening. Father of current British champion Myke, Les had suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease for many years. He was 69 years of age. He came from a golden era of the sport in the Godiva city in the sixties […]

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MATCH REPORT: Highly competitive HSBC UK Elite GP in Coventry

Coventry XL Motors Cycle Speedway hosted a bumper round of HSBC UK | Cycle Speedway Elite Grand Prix Series action on Saturday, which featured line ups out of the top drawer. In the elite men’s class, Polish international Dawid Bas stormed his way to victory with a convincing performance in the highly competitive field, taking home the three-figure prize money […]

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RESULTS: Bas, Garnett and Brooke/Timms take HSBC UK Elite GP spoils

Dawid Bas won his first Elite GP in the Elite Men’s Class at Hearsall Common this afternoon, taking home the three figure prize money. Richard Fellgett beat Paul Heard in a run off for second, while Ashley Hill took fourth ahead of Ben Mould in a highly competitive field. Fraser Garnett held off Lewis Brinkoff’s robust challenges to win the […]

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