RIDER NEWS: Hookway up for “Ride of the Year”

Exeter’s European and British Women’s champion, Lauren Hookway is flying the flag for Cycle Speedway in British Cycling’s “Ride of the Year”, where she is up against the likes of Olympian Jason Kenny. Hookway faces tough competition against some huge names in cycling, but her success of being crowned European champion at Poole this year was noticed by the top brass at British […]

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CLUB NEWS: Wednesfield decorate European winners

Although it’s not a mandatory arrangement stipulated by the ICSF for the staging of the European Championships, Wednesfield Aces felt Brandon Whetton deserved a European winners race jersey and knew of his disappointment at not wearing one when becoming European Junior champion earlier this year. The club committee commissioned shirt design experts, 33/18 Designs to create an unofficial jersey fit for a […]

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LETTERS: Poole’s Euros verdict? Well satisfied!

Graham Sutton has sent us in his reflections of a successful weekend of Cycle Speedway racing in the 2016 ICSF European Championships. With the dust now settled on the European Championships, the club can reflect on a job well done as another successful top flight promotion finds its way into the record books. Excellent racing, healthy attendances and perfect weather […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks represented at the Euros

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators had their number one rider, Dan Chambers, competing in the European Championships at Poole in Dorset and he performed very well. He missed out on qualifying from the Quarter-Final by one point but then came through the repechage event to make the Semi-Final. This proved to be a very tough competition with a lot of leading Polish contenders. However, […]

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EUROS 2016: Results from Southampton

Steve Harris and Myke Grimes were the GB qualifiers qualifiers from the Quarter Finals at Southampton, while Zac Payne came through the repechage. See the scorecards below: In the junior qualifiers, Ben Tinsdale was the lone GB rider through from the first qualifier. In qualifier two, Adam Watson, Adam Bennett and Jay Briggs made their way through to the semi-finals. […]

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PREVIEW: 2016 ICSF European Cycle Speedway Championships

South coast clubs, Poole and Southampton host the ICSF 2016 Cycle Speedway European Championships this weekend, where a full three day feast of explosive action awaits the large crowds expected. The championships largely feature individual events, but we will see Team GB back in action Friday evening in a test match against Poland in Southampton, which represents new manager, Lee […]

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NEWS: Scotland appeal for riders

Scotland manager, Jamie Ball, has put out an appeal for riders eligible to race for Scotland, ahead of this weekend’s European Team Championships in Poole. Any rider with parents or grandparents who are Scottish are eligible to represent the country. Scotland’s vets team did especially well at last weekend’s Home International, finishing on the top spot. Anybody wishing to be considered […]

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EUROS 2016: Official coordinators announced and traffic warning issued

Competitors and supporters travelling to the South Coast next weekend for the ICSF European Championships at Poole and Southampton are urgently reminded that high volumes of traffic are expected on all three days. A very early departure from their home base must be considered. The Official Coordinators for the two tracks have been appointed by the ICSF to oversee the racing, […]

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EUROS 2016: Revised draws

Regional event coordinator, Pete Barnes, has produced an updated draw for the ICSF European Individual Championships. The draw (as attached) takes into consideration some withdrawals and recent additions to the Open and Junior competitions. ICSF EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 – SCHEDULE FRIDAY JULY 29th Southampton – Individuals: 1000   Junior Qualifying Round 1 – 8 riders qualify for Semi-Finals 1130   Junior Qualifying […]

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NEWS: 2016 ICSF European Championships schedule released

Here is the full itinerary for the 2016 ICSF European Championships, taking place at Poole and Southampton on the weekend of 29th-31st July 2016. ICSF EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 – SCHEDULE FRIDAY JULY 29th Southampton – Individuals: 1000 – Junior Qualifying Round 1 – 8 riders qualify for Semi-Finals 1130 – Junior Qualifying Round 2 – 8 riders qualify for Semi-Finals 1300 – Open Qualifying […]

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