GALLERY: See photos from BBC Sport’s Mike Bushell visiting Hearsall Common

Coventry Cycle Speedway had a fantastic night at Club Night on Wednesday 26 April, when BBC Sport’s Mike Bushell visited for a taste of Cycle Speedway racing. Led by head coach and Team GB rider, Myke Grimes, Bushell received some introductory tips before taking to the track to race alongside Team GB captain, Paul Heard. Bushell and his helpful crew interviewed […]

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NEWS: Final 2017 Competitions Plan issued

The final 2017 British Cycling Cycle Speedway Commission Competitions Plan has been circulated by British Cycling. The new competitions plan, brought in this season, provides a new platform for Cycle Speedway racing. With brand new flagship events like the Supertrax competitions; Battle of Britain and HSBC UK Elite GP, joining the already established successes of the British Youth and Junior […]

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MATCH REPORT: A day to forget for Coventry

Coventry Sabres suffered a heavy away defeat at the hands of Leicester Monarchs in their opening Midland League encounter at Slater Street. The home side rested Craig Marchant and ex-Coventry man Dave Frith, while Norman Venson was ill, yet they still over powered their opposition. Coventry captain, Myke Grimes was the only rider able to match Leicester’s fire power and took their […]

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SUPERTRAX: Excitement builds as new race jerseys arrive

Excitement is building for the new Supertax Battle of Britain and Women’s League series, with the new race jerseys arriving from production this week. The first round of Battle of Britain action takes place on Sunday 30 April, with the Midlands facing off against South East and East at Leicester, while the North and Scotland host South West and Wales […]

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NEWS: Last few places remaining for Dave Blinson Memorial Meeting

One of Cycle Speedway’s prestigious individual meetings, the Dave Blinson Memorial Meeting, takes place at Stockport on 29th April at 3pm. There have been a few riders stop out, so there are spaces available on first come first serve basis. To enter, riders can either contact Ben Higham on Facebook, or email Stockport secretary, Julie Higham at: julie.higham@sky.com Cover photo by […]

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FEATURE: GCSE in Cycle Speedway

Meet Ethan Mitchell, the first person (soon) with a formal academic qualification in CS! Ethan applied through the GCSE “Meeting Local Needs” process to study Cycle Speedway as one of his four PE practicals, providing a suggested syllabus suggested by coaches at Ipswich Eagles. The examining body accepted the syllabus and Ipswich offered free coaching to all GCSE PE students […]

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