NEWS: Norwich riders set for the indoor

This weekend three Norwich riders will be competing in the British Indoor Championships at Coventry. Ciaran Wenn will be competing in the Junior event hoping to reach his first ever British Final. His dad Paddy Wenn will be competing in the Veterans event, along with Steve Copping (pictured), who after 27 years in the sport has decided to retire from racing after […]

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FEATURE: Information guide to the 2015 British Indoor Championships

This weekends sees the curtain officially come down on the 2015 season, with the British Indoor Championships being staged, once again, at the Coventry Connexion in Ryton-on-Dunsmore. Here is the “need to know” information for the finals this weekend for competitors and spectators alike, who are visiting Coventry for the championships. NEAREST HOSPITAL University Hospital Coventry Walsgrave West Midlands CV2 […]

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NEWS: Hire Station join British Indoor Championships sponsors

National tool and equipment hire chain, Hire Station, have been named as yet another sponsor of the British Indoor Cycle Speedway finals, which is staged this weekend in Coventry. Hire Station, a PLC, and which has over 60 branches nationwide, including Coventry, becomes the ninth sponsor of the British Indoor championships to be unveiled by the Coventry club. It means […]

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NEWS: Monarchs go indoors as Ricki defends title

Cycle Speedway moves indoors this weekend as Coventry play host to the British Cycling Indoor Championships at the Coventry Sports Connexion Leisure Centre. Birmingham Monarchs will be among the favourites to take the team title on Sunday, with a team of indoor specialists including reigning open champion Ricki Johnson. Sunday will also see the accumulation of the senior, womens and […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

As we come to the end of a fantastic year for Cycle Speedway, we’d like to thank all of our readers and sponsors for your support this season. We doubled our readership during the World Championships and urge the Cycle Speedway community to keep sharing stories on social media to increase the sport’s online presence into 2016. So, it’s a slightly […]

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INDOOR FINALS: Hotel bookings still available

Visitors to Coventry for the British Indoor Finals are reminded that accommodation bookings at the official championship headquarters – The Village Hotel – are still open over the Christmas holiday period. Riders, management, officials and fans can book hotel accommodation at the official championship headquarters, the Village Hotel, Coventry, for Friday 1st January 2016 (ahead of the first days racing […]

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NEWS: Aris takes over as Team GB manager

British Cycling have announced international manager appointments have now been made for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Unfortunately, not all roles have been filled, highlighting the worrying downward trend of volunteers across the sport. Lee Aris is taking over management of Team GB from Dave Murphy, with a special eye on the 2017 tour in Australia. Geoff Gamage stays on as Women’s […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: World finalist Kowalczyk heads for Birmingham

Birmingham Monarchs’, Chris Timms has recently been in talks with Ostrow’s Szymon Kowalczyk to bring him to the second City. The Polish rider recently captured everyone’s attention with his impressive performance in the World Individual Final in August 2015. Kowalczyk finished on a solid 12 points, beating some of the Worlds best throughout the tour. Chris first met Simon in 2008 […]

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NEWS: Birmingham set Presentation and AGM dates

Birmingham Monarchs hold their presentation night on Friday 15th January 2016. The evening will be held at the Hamstead Social club in Great Barr, Birmingham at 7:30pm. Entry is pay on the door, priced at £4 adults, £2 kids, £10 family ticket (includes all family children). All are welcome. On Tuesday 19th January the Monarchs stage their AGM, also at Hamstead Social (provisional) from […]

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NEWS: North and Midlands holding referee courses

New and existing cycle speedway referees are invited to attend the following- Northern Regional Cycle Speedway Referees’ Training Course, which will take place at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester on Sunday 24th January 2016, 10 am to 2 pm. Course delegates required to make an on-line booking by Friday 8th January. Mike Hack will be the facilitator for this course. Midlands Regional […]

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NEWS: Vicky Brown and Team GB up for “Ride of the Year” award

World Women’s champion, Vicky Brown and the Men’s and Women’s Great Britain squads are shortlisted for the “Ride of the Year” award on the British Cycling website. They face stiff competition against the likes of Road’s Lizzie Armitstead, Track’s Laura Trott and BMX’s Liam Phillips. Brown stormed her way to the World title at Wednesfield in August, as well as collecting […]

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