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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EUROVETS: Hull secure sponsor for Individual Championships

Hull Cycle Speedway are pleased to announce that the Eurovets Individual Championships will be sponsored by Bonus Electrical. The Bonus group of companies is a family owned electrical business, operating for over 40 years and employing over 140 people at 7 locations throughout the UK. With manufacturing, wholesale and cable divisions, Bonus can supply any electrical product or service to any […]

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NEWS: M6 success for Monarch Mark

Birmingham Monarchs senior rider, Mark Winwood, took victory in the opening round of the M6 trophy competition at East Park, Wolverhampton on Saturday. Sutton Coldfield based, Winwood, qualified for the final where he beat fellow Monarch rider Nathan Groves, who after impressing in the heats, fell in the final. Although the U14s was won by a local youngster, Marc Phipps came 2nd whilst […]

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EUROVETS: Appeal for rider information

Stoke’s Avon Allcock is currently in the process of compiling the programme for the opening round of the Eurovets competition at Stoke. Riders participating are asked to forward Avon some brief information about themselves, so it can included in the programme. Information required will be along the lines of years racing, clubs past and present and honours. Please email avonallcock@hotmail.com by Friday […]

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NEWS: Birmingham’s seniors in final glory and Elite League beckons?

Senior Birmingham Monarchs riders had one last chance to gain glory at the weekend as they travelled to Cookson Park in Sheffield for the TLI Veterans Championships. Eurovets champions Bob Prince and Steve Hodgkinson, along with Paul Timms, made the trip in the hope of adding more silverware this season. The meeting concept was a slightly different formula to ones usually […]

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MATCH REPORT: Sheffield host successful Vets champs

Sheffield’s Cookson Park was honoured to be the venue for the first ever TLI British Individual Championships, an event that is now likely to remain on the Eurovets calendar. Complementing the Grand Prix series and a talked about regional team event. Thirty-one riders had entered the competition for Over 40’s/50’s and 60’s. The riders split evenly into to two qualifying […]

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EUROVETS: Riders in silent tribute to John Whiting

Six months after John Whiting`s untimely passing, Cycle Speedway riders from throughout Great Britain stood in sombre silence last Saturday week to remember one of the sport’s greatest ever servants. The Eurovets riders were in Bury – John`s last club – for this season’s final round. Many of the Eurovets riders were firm friends of John`s. Some, like Wednesfield`s legend […]

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