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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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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