NEWS: Venues for key dates announced

Last month, British Cycling announced the venues for some of the key matches in 2018. The Cycle Speedway Commission meet this month to finalise the 2018 competitions plan, with returning former chair, Graham Elliott, back in the hot seat. Further to this, an amendment to the grading system has already been announced by British Cycling, the statement read: “In anticipation […]

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EUROVETS: Summary of 2017 season

Northumbria’s Terry Kirkup takes us through a summary of the 2017 Eurovets season, which was another great success with around £1000 raised for the Orchid charity, as well as great racing. The 2016/17 winter break seemed to drag on forever, the new season eagerly awaited by many of the regular competitors. It was mid-March when E-V Supremo Fred Rothwell finally […]

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MATCH REPORT: World Individual Finals day

Findon hosted the World Individual Finals day in Adelaide, South Australia on Saturday. Salisbury rider, Joel Chadwick, took home the top prize, but the day also saw Great Britain’s Brandon Whetton, Norman Venson and Macie Schmidt claim top prizes in their categories, along with Australia’s Jack Norman and Poland’s Zaneta Siemianowska. JUNIOR Following his disappointment in the 2015 Junior World […]

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MATCH REPORT: Chadwick world champion after three way run off

Australia’s Joel Chadwick capped off an impressive performance across the three week long ICSF Cycle Speedway World Championships in Adelaide, South Australia, by becoming world champion after a three way tie at the top with brother Cody and 2015 world champion, Bartek Grabowski. Team GB’s Myke Grimes and Josh Brooke tied fourth on 13 points, while Paul Heard and Zac […]

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ICSF WORLDS: Brand new schedule to bring Worlds around every 18 months

The ICSF World Cycle Speedway Championships will now take place more often than the current 2 years, as it has been agreed to run the world championships every 18 months. The new schedule will look like: 2019: Poland – (May/June) 2020: Australia – (Nov/Dec) 2022: Great Britain – (May/June) 2023: Australia – (Nov/Dec) 2025: Poland – (May/June) An Over 49 competition […]

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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. Senior Team GB stars Paul Heard, Myke Grimes, Ben Mould, Zac Payne, Josh Brooke and junior Brandon Whetton all made it through fiercely […]

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MATCH REPORT: Great Britain’s Women overcome early Australia challenge to take series

Great Britain went into the third Women’s test against Australia knowing that victory would see them clinch the series. The first 2 heats were shared before Australia, through Lucy Millikin and Miriam Thompson, went ahead with a 6-4 over Macie Schmidt and Laura Watson. Lauren Jacobs and Charlie-Jane Herbert then scored maximum points over Emily Makepeace and Harleigh Rochester in […]

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MATCH REPORT: Clean sweep for Young Lions

Even the chilly Le Fevre evening failed to cool the enthusiasm of the fervent Great Britain supporters as the Young Lions tore apart the opposition. With the series already won, Team GB boss Steve Mullinder made changes, handing debuts to Devon Campbell, Ben Clarke, Max Evans, Alex Harvey and Ciaran Wenn. Meanwhile, Australian junior manager, Bobby McMillan made changes of his […]

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RIDER NEWS: Former World Champion sidelined

After continued treatment, former triple world champion, David Hemsley (pictured bottom right), has been forced to withdraw from the World Veteran Individual event. A recent x ray at the Royal Adelaide Hospital indicated that the double ankle fracture had failed to heal to the extent that would allow Hemsley to compete at his very high standard. The world veterans final takes place […]

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MATCH REPORT: World Individual Senior Championships reach semi-final stage

Thursday 22nd November saw Findon and Salisbury stage the quarter-finals of the World Senior Individual Championship. In the opening event at Findon, Joel Chadwick stormed to a faultless scoreline, whilst former World Champion Lukasz Nowacki and talented Australian junior, Jack Norman, amassed 17 points apiece. The only major casualty was Australian test star Braden Makepeace, whose tally was limited due to a  tape […]

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2017 ICSF WORLDS: Women’s Individual finalists confirmed

Due to last minute withdrawals, the two scheduled semi final events were replaced with a single pre qualifier, to find the sixteen competitors who will contest the final at Findon, on Saturday 2nd December 2017. In the opening barrier of heats, it was Kristina Mines, Miriam Thompson, Lucy Millikin, Lauren Jacobs, in addition to Polish sensation Zaneta Siemianowska, and event favourite […]

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