NEWS: Dates and Venues confirmed for 2022

Sent in by Chidi Onuoha from British Cycling British Cycling have confirmed the dates and venues for the 2022 national cycle speedway calendar. This year’s British Club Championships will take place over the weekend of 11 – 12 June in Poole, while the British Individual Championships will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (27 – 29 August) in […]

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NEWS: World Championships postponed, European Championships brought forward

The World Cycle Speedway Championships, which were due to take place in South Australia from Tueday 15th November to Sunday 4th December, have once again been postponed. International Cycle Speedway Federation secretary Mike Hack confirmed the news in a statement today which is printed below in English & Polish: The International Cycle Speedway Federation (ICSF) World Council regrets to announce […]

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RESULTS: British Indoor Championships Day 2

Here are the results from day 2 of the British Indoor Championships at Sports Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore: British Junior Indoor Individual Championship Lewis Brinkhoff (Ipswich) 16, Ben Clarke (Ipswich) 14, Kristian Mitchell (Ipswich) 13 (after run-off), Torsten Jolly (Kesgrave) 13, Nathan Goulden (Poole) 11, Alex Dickson (Exeter) 10,Tom Savage (Coventry) 9, Gemma Hill (Ipswich) 8, Kieran Whitehead (Leicester) 7, […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: British Indoor Championships Day 1

After a year’s absence the British Indoor Championships return this weekend (Saturday 8th January & Sunday 9th January) at Sports Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry. Covid-19 Measures Under current government regulations, indoor sport with less than 500 attendees can go ahead without requiring the use of a Covid passport. The organisers will continue to monitor the situation and keep riders […]

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NEWS: North & Scotland Regional AGM

Received from North & Scotland Regional Chair Mike Hack The 2021 North & Scotland Regional Cycle Speedway AGM was held online on Monday 22nd November. Seven of the ten Region’s clubs were represented: Astley & Tyldesley, Bury, Fife, Heckmondwike, Hull, Sheffield, Stockport. A minute’s silence was held in memory of Derek Garnett, Craig Hardie and Stuart Howarth, who all sadly […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks finally bring curtain down on 2021

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES finally brought the curtain down on the 2021 season with the home matches against Great Blakenham postponed from the previous week due to heavy rain. Proceedings started with the Youth League match and, with Great Blakenham only having four riders, there was a comfortable victory for the young Hawks who demonstrated their strength in […]

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NEWS: ICSF Press Release

International Cycle Speedway Federation Secretary Mike Hack has released the following statement in English & Polish: The International Cycle Speedway Federation (ICSF) held it’s annual World Council meeting on Sunday 31st October (Europe & Americas time) and on Monday 1st November (Australasian time). The main agenda item was to discuss the feasibility of staging the twice postponed World Championships, in […]

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MATCH REPORT: Women’s Battle of Britain & HSBC UK Elite Grand Prix

Astley & Tyldesley hosted this year’s final round of the Women’s Battle of Britain and HSBC UK Elite Grand Prix series at Gin Pit on Sunday afternoon. Fortunately the overnight rain stopped in mid morning and held off for the rest of the day, and a good turn out of riders enjoyed an excellent day’s racing. British Cycling officials Heather […]

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MATCH REPORT: Men’s Battle of Britain & HSBC UK Elite Grand Prix

Report by Mike Hack, Photos courtesy of Alan Davies Astley & Tyldesley hosted this year’s final round of the Men’s Battle of Britain and HSBC UK Elite Grand Prix series at Gin Pit on Saturday afternoon. On a dry, cool day, the Gin Pit circuit was in perfect condition for racing – damp, firm, smooth and grippy. Disappointingly, the South […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hethersett Club Championships

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES staged five hours of entertaining racing that the 25 riders and their supporters enjoyed as they staged their Club Championships. The afternoon was dominated by the Martin and Musa families as they went away with seven titles, the only exceptions being the Under-8s and Under-13s. In the Under-8s Oscar Copeland was untroubled in his […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: The Weekend’s action

The weekend’s action kicks off on Saturday with the Suffolk Individual Championships at Great Blakenham with the schedule as listed below: 11am Under 8 & Under 1312.30pm Under 10 & Under 162pm Under 19 & Veterans 3.30pm Senior & Women/Girls (under 10, under 13 & under 16)Riders are requested to sign in 30mins before the start of their events. They […]

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