RESULTS ARCHIVE: Help needed

Steve Copping is currently working to try and bring the Results Archive section of the website up to date but there are several gaps which Steve would like to fill. The information required is listed below: British Individual FinalsJUNIORRefeee for the 1973 event plus Full scores from the 2016 & 2017 events UNDER 16’S1982 & 1985- Referees for both events […]

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NEWS: Cycle speedway magazines available at national cycle archive

For those interested in nostalgia and cycle speedway history, the National Cycle Archive at Warwick University holds what is probably the World’s biggest collection of cycle speedway magazines, press cuttings, programmes, leaflets and literally hundreds of photos, many dating back to the late Forties and early Fifties. Details of the full collection can be viewed on the Archive’s website at […]

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NEWS: Sutton wins Wilkinson Sword

Long serving Poole club chairman, Graham Sutton, has been awarded the Wilkinson Sword, for his outstanding contribution to the sport, at all levels, for the past half century. Graham is pictures below receiving the Brian Cossavela award for Event Organiser in 2017 The current lockdown has deferred the official presentation to Graham, which will be made as soon as any […]

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CLUB NEWS: Carmichael & Davies awarded long service lifetime memberships

Newport cycle speedway riders Mark Carmichael and Chris Davies have been awarded long service lifetime memberships for their services to the club for 20 years each. Mark and Chris have raced in numerous British club championships finals, winning many age grade meetings with Newport. The duo are among the highest points scorers ever for the welsh club, progressing through the […]

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NEWS: Monarchs funding on hold due to Council Unwillingness

By Steve Hodgkinson, Birmingham CSC Press Officer Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway Club are likely to lose a 12K Grant because council officials aren’t helping the club, despite asking for a time restraint deadline. Council officials Dave Wagg, Lee Southall and Nigel Oliver have been involved in preparing the paperwork for the club to get a lease for the land on […]

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SPECIAL FEATURE: A look back at Cycle Speedway in Latvia

Jeremi Jan Juruś has sent in this article about a variation of cycle speedway which operated in Latvia between 2005 and 2012: Latvia http://sgpvelospeedway.ucoz.lv/ “Cycle speedway fell, but its glory is eternal” says banner on main site of Latvian cycle speedway riders. Cycle speedway in Latvia operated between 2005 and 2012 in second-largest in this country city Daugavpils which is […]

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NEWS: Academy days cancelled

Due to the new Government Guidlines on social gatherings and news of British Cycling suspending all their sanctioned activities, including cycle speedway, until June 30th the next 2 Great Britain Academy Days, scheduled for Saturday March 28th and Saturday June 20th, have both had to be cancelled The next academy day is scheduled for Saturday 8th August

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NEWS: British Cycling extend suspension to June 30th

British Cycling has extended their suspension on all their sanctioned cycling activities, including cycle speedway, until June 30th. Further details are included in the statement below. Given the ongoing uncertainty around the Coronavirus/COVID19 outbreak, and the developing Government advice and guidance, British Cycling has taken the decision to extend its current suspension on sanctioned cycling activities to 30 June. With […]

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NEWS: GB Academy cancelled

Due to the new Government Guidlines on social gatherings the next Academy Day at Leicester, scheduled for Saturday March 28th, has had to be cancelled. In a statement posted in the Australia Worlds 2020 group on Facebook Steve Mullinder said ” Really sorry for this but as you know it’s out of our hands now. Please all riders try and […]

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NEWs: All Cycle Speedway suspended until at least April 30th

British Cycling has suspended all their sanctioned cycling activities, including cycle speedway, initially until April 30. Further details are included in the statement below. Based on the Government’s latest advice and guidance on the developing situation around Coronavirus/COVID19, British Cycling has suspended all of its sanctioned, cycling activities, initially until April 30. This includes (but is not limited to): – […]

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NEWS: Celtic Cup Cancelled

The Celtic Cup, which was due to have been staged for the first time since 2015 at Newport on Sunday, has had to be cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. This will no doubt be disappointing for Newport as they had attracted sponsorship from local business Clark Contractors Featured photo is of the victorious Wales team in the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Home-grown talent gets Hull’s league campaign off to solid start

A solid start was the verdict following yesterday’s wins again Bury in all three divisions of the cycle speedway’s North & Scotland League. In division one Hull were just too powerful for a solid looking Bury team. In command from the very first heat, team yellow built up a comfortable lead and by the halfway stage were leading 51 points […]

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