RIDER NEWS: World Champion Bentley confirmed for 2017 Laurels

One name already pencilled in for the 2017 Laurels on September 3rd is World Junior Champion, Shane Bentley, who aims to spend a few weeks in Poole to sharpen up in preparation for the World Championships. Shane’s association with the Dorset club goes back several seasons, and the chance to compete against top British and Polish stars at Harbourside will give him a […]

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NEWS: Dash Trophies GP dates set for March and June

One of the earliest key invitational events on the Cycle Speedway calendar, the Dash Trophies GP, has been confirmed for Saturday 11th March 2017. The “Dash Trophies Day” also takes place on 17th June 2017, which features Vets, Junior, Youth & Junior and Women’s individuals. Here are the times: DASH TROPHIES SENIOR INDIVIDUAL 1st semi-final – 1pm start 2nd semi-final – […]

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CLUB NEWS: Watson Sheffield Club champ

Adam Watson claimed the major honours by winning the prestigious under 19 and Open titles in the Sheffield club championships last week. Adam’s double win equalling the exploits of Kyle Holland (2015) and Pawel Idziorek (2013-14). Early morning heavy rain cleared by lunchtime, replaced by  afternoon sunshine to provide perfect racing conditions. Seventeen riders took to the track, split into […]

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RESULT: Wells scoops Hawks U19 title

Here’s the result from Hethersett’s U19 club championship, which took place on Tuesday evening. Owen Wells underlined his status as the Hawks’ best youngster with another victory. Daniel Longlands secured second with Katie Adams claiming the final podium position. Full scores: Owen Wells 16, Daniel Longlands 15, Katie Adams 14, George Larter-Dixon 13, Giles Awbery 12, Troy Hulcoop 10, Paul […]

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PHOTOS: Jim Peck Memorial and BYJL National round

Cody Chadwick won the third Jim Peck Memorial invitational at Great Blakenham in a dramatic run-off with Josh Brooke on Saturday evening. Adam Peck secured third in a run-off with Brandon Whetton. Over £650 (and still counting) was raised for the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Check out Phil Clarke’s photos at http://ipswicheagles.org.uk/photos/2016-2/2016-jim-peck-memorial/ Earlier Great Blakenham hosted the final National BYJL round. The photos […]

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MATCH REPORT: Brandon’s new stars shine in Coventry Junior Championships

The staging of the biggest Coventry junior Cycle Speedway finals at Bretford Playing Fields last Sunday has been hailed a great success – and there were shocks galore on-track with the fledgling host club providing two age group category champions. Heavy overnight rain gave way to a fine sunny day as the biggest local entry list for 40 years assembled […]

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DRAWS: Open Final and U16’s Final Draws 2016

The draws are in for the 2016 British Open and U16 Finals that will be help alongside the Women’s tomorrow at Exeter. Below are the final draws for tomorrow: 11:00 – British U16 Boys Final 2016 1. Ed Morton (Sheffield) 2. Owen Wells (Hethersett) 3. Owen Tidball (Exeter) 4. Devon Campbell (Stockport) 5. Alex Harvey (Ipswich) 6. Pierce Bacon (Ipswich) […]

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DRAWS: Updated draws for British Finals Weekend 2016

Following a review of the entry numbers for the above Cycle Speedway Championships entry has been reopened for the Girls Under 10, Under 13 and Under 16 Championships which take place this weekend. If any riders wish to ride and have not already entered you have an opportunity to enter via the British Cycling Website using the following links British Under […]

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MATCH REPORT: Manchester League Finals Round 2

Bury hosted the second of this year’s Manchester League Finals nights, on a warm and sunny Wednesday evening. Astley & Tyldesley’s Matt Snell won the u-13’s title in fine style, by winning all his five races from the gate to record a 20 points maximum. Bury’s Louis Turner finished runner-up, losing only to Snell in heat 12. Third place went […]

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CLUB NEWS: Jack Murray wins A&T “Summer of Cycling” Go-Ride Grand Prix

Astley & Tyldesley staged a British Cycling Summer of Cycling event at the Gin Pit cycle speedway track on Tuesday evening. On a bright warm evening, 15 riders took part, including 6 newcomers. The event staged was the 4th and final round of the A&T Go-Ride Grand Prix series. This round’s theme featured an “Olympic” three team match, held after […]

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