NEWS: Veteran Monarchs reign supreme

The Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway club hosted the 2nd round of the Eurovets Grand Prix series at their Perry Hall Playing Fields headquarters last Saturday afternoon. Over 20 of the top veteran riders in the sport from all over the UK descended upon the Monarchs raceway, which was surprisingly dry and dusty after heavy rainfall in the days leading up […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: It’s the Laurels weekend

It’s a bumper weekend of individual action, with Astley and Tyldesley hosting their 25th Anniversary Meeting at Gin Pit tomorrow, which sees many categories catered for and finishing off with a social gathering in the adjacent Miners’ Welfare Club after the racing has ended. Likewise, East Park host their Junior Invitational, which we previewed earlier this week. We start off this […]

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NEWS: Birmingham vets victorious in double success

Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway riders Bob Prince and Mark Windwood (pictured by Paul Devine) enjoyed a memorable day in the first round of the 2015 Eurovets GP series at Swindon, last Saturday afternoon. The Monarchs pair scooped a double success in the prestigious championships. Prince, the reigning British vets champion, raced to victory in the Over 50s final in fine […]

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MATCH REPORT: Eurovets Round 9 at Ipswich

By Terry Kirkup, Northumbria Vikings My first thought on seeing the Eagles’ track suggested it was a vast arena and I’d be lost on it’s wide, sweeping bends. Strange how first impressions can be deceiving though, as it felt reasonably compact when racing on it, although very fast, and it had been prepared beautifully for the occasion. It is indeed […]

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