MATCH REPORT: Heard wins Frank Knight Memorial meeting

The Frank Knight Memorial meeting opened the 2018 season for Sheffield, with line-up featuring Elite riders alongside riders from past years of Frank’s involvement with the Sheffield Club. A week of tireless work, which started on Monday with the removal of the final snow covering, produced a fast firm race surface. The riders produced some top class racing, on what […]

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CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Deadline for first day of championships looms

Entries for the first day of British Club Championships at Kesgrave on 12 May 2018, close on 12 April. The Club Championships have featured on Whitsun weekend for the past two seasons, but this year it has been scrapped in favour of three Saturday’s spread out over the year. Before the weekend merger, the championships were ran individually on Saturdays throughout […]

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NEWS: 2018 British Cycling Cycle Speedway competitions regulations issued

British Cycling have released the competitions regulations for the 2018 season. Among the changes include; the junior Battle of Britain series now matching the senior formula for a full programme of racing and 8 rider teams. The Elite GP has scrapped the “best of three” rounds scoring, with all rounds counting towards final totals in 2018. The Junior Elite GP […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Confirmed 2018 transfers

British Cycling have confirmed the riders transfers for the 2018 season, after the transfer window closed last week. The big name moves are former British Champion, Ben Mould (pictured left), switching from homegrown Newport to Poole, with team mate Jack Harold following suit, giving the Dorset club at least three graded riders, including Mateij Ganczarek. Newport responded with their own […]

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NEWS: Venues for key dates announced

Last month, British Cycling announced the venues for some of the key matches in 2018. The Cycle Speedway Commission meet this month to finalise the 2018 competitions plan, with returning former chair, Graham Elliott, back in the hot seat. Further to this, an amendment to the grading system has already been announced by British Cycling, the statement read: “In anticipation […]

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MATCH REPORT: Barlow and Turnbull take Coventry spoils

The curtain came down on a fantastic 2017 season at Hearsall Common this afternoon, with Coventry’s Kyle Barlow and Bury’s Adam Turnbull taking the senior and U16s Chris Allen Memorial titles respectively. Barlow jetted to an impressive 20 point maximum with a fine display of gating and passing in the annual individual competition, held in the memorial of the late […]

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MATCH REPORT: Midland League Individual Championships return to success

Birmingham hosted the Midland League Individual Championships on Saturday. Despite it being a miserable, windy and cold day, 66 riders turned out to race for their competitions. The track had suffered several days of heavy rain but held up well despite it riding very heavy and challenging on the legs! First up were the U12s, with 17 riders entered. Heat […]

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MATCH REPORT: Rumbold takes Breckland Autos crown

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators brought the curtain down on their season in glorious sunshine with the staging of the Hethersett Charity Cup on Sunday. With increased sponsorship from Breckland Autos, five trophies were on offer and competition from a good field was intense. The very first heat looked to be decisive with four main contenders and so it proved, as three […]

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MATCH REPORT: Honours even between Sheffield and Coventry

The honours were shared when Sheffield raced an Inter-City Challenge Match against the Coventry Sabres at Cookson Park. The Stars winning the first team match, with the Sabres cutting down a youthful Stars in the second team match. Both teams featured guest riders from Stockport in the first team match. Ben Higham and Devon Campbell lining up in the Stars […]

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CLUB NEWS: Northumbria celebrate 50 seasons of Terry at Three Rivers League

Northumbria Cycle Speedway Club celebrated Terry Kirkup’s 50th season in Cycle Speedway on Sunday. Club members banded again to purchase a silver salver which was presented to the obviously moved veteran. Terry has led from the front since his first rides in 1967, and it is fair to say that without his dedication to the sport it would not have […]

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