RESULT: Eurovets Round 7 at Hethersett

Orchid Eurovets Series Round 7 at Hethersett sponsored by Yellow Brick Mortgages Over 40’s A Final 1st Mark Winwood (Birmingham) 2nd Jason Keith (Northumbria) 3rd Steve Harris (Astley & Tyldesley) 4th Craig Marchant (Leicester) B Final 1st Rob Geech (Exeter) 2nd Carl Winwood (Birmingham) 3rd Jim Collier (Exeter) Over 50’s A Final 1st Paddy Wenn (Norwich) 2nd Norman Venson (Leicester) […]

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MATCH REPORT: Eurovets at Exeter

The Euro-vets GP Series hit Devon this weekend, with Exeter staging an entertaining afternoon of veteran racing. It was the new European veteran Champion Craig Marchant who completed a great week by topping the score-chart, before winning the Over-40’s Final from Birmingham’s Mark Winwood. Marchant’s only defeat of the afternoon came at the hands of Northumbria’s Jason Keith who rode […]

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CLUB NEWS: Successful day for Newport Veterans at Astley’s Evrovets event

Four Newport Cycle Speedway Club riders competed in the opening Eurovets event in Manchester on Saturday. The fast grippy Astley track lent itself to some excellent racing, where the riders blew away their pre season cobwebs to impress the watching spectators. Newport’s new recruit Jim Collier was first on track scoring a creditable 11 points in the over 40s event. Comeback […]

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RESULTS: Results from the Easter Weekend

Many experienced a bit of a washout over Easter weekend, but some racing did take place, with round one of the Eurovets getting underway at Astley and Tyldesley on Saturday. Saturday Suffolk Under 7 & Under 9 Grand Prix + Suffolk Junior League at Great Blakenham Postponed,track waterlogged Eurovets Round 1 at Astley & Tyldesley Over 40’s Qualifying results Mark […]

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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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CLUB NEWS: Birmingham make successful weekend of racing

Birmingham Monarchs took victory in league action at East Park on Sunday, with all 3 teams winning their division matches, 24 hrs previous having hosted the Eurovets Orchid Masters in awful conditions. Track conditions on Saturday proved troublesome, with two huge downpours of rain leaving the track unridable, however massive efforts were made by both volunteers and riders to rid […]

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MATCH REPORT: Burns takes over 40s win in the opening Eurovets meeting

Northumbria staged the opening round of the 2017 Eurovets Championship on Saturday. Eleven riders contested the over 40s and fourteen in the over 50/60s. After days of sunshine, Cramlington was overcast and there was a keen wind. However, nothing of course could deter the riders, and there was forty exciting qualifying races. In the young man’s event, midland riders dominated, joined […]

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ICSF WORLDS 2017: Veterans test matches confirmed

The thriving Veterans scene received a boost this month, after British Cycling’s request to the ICSF to include a Veterans Australia v Great Britain test match series was approved. Following members of the Veterans community indicated a willingness to race on both sides of the world, a formal approach to the BC CS commission was made and then ratified, before going […]

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