NEWS: Aris takes over as Team GB manager

British Cycling have announced international manager appointments have now been made for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Unfortunately, not all roles have been filled, highlighting the worrying downward trend of volunteers across the sport. Lee Aris is taking over management of Team GB from Dave Murphy, with a special eye on the 2017 tour in Australia. Geoff Gamage stays on as Women’s […]

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NEWS: Vicky Brown and Team GB up for “Ride of the Year” award

World Women’s champion, Vicky Brown and the Men’s and Women’s Great Britain squads are shortlisted for the “Ride of the Year” award on the British Cycling website. They face stiff competition against the likes of Road’s Lizzie Armitstead, Track’s Laura Trott and BMX’s Liam Phillips. Brown stormed her way to the World title at Wednesfield in August, as well as collecting […]

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NEWS: Ladies racing set for Sky TV debut

The second of a ‘World Series’ of major international Cycle Speedway events – the Yale UK sponsored World Ladies Final from Wednesfield (Wolverhampton) – has been completed and will be shortly be sent to the Sports Unlimited programme producers. It will be the first time that a Woman’s meeting will have been featured on a major TV programme. The Yale UK […]

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NEWS: Cycle Speedway on Sky Sports – First broadcast times announced

The first match of four major international Cycle Speedway televised events is to hit the Sky Sports TV screens in November – winning the sport its biggest UK and worldwide TV coverage for many years. The 2015 World Cup Final from Poole, sponsored by the Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole, will beam into homes across the nation on Wednesday 18th […]

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PHOTOS: World Individual Finals Day

There have been plenty of photos knocking around on social media from world finals day. Here’s some that we have been sent by Paul Devine and some links to Brian Barnett’s images, as well as the ICSF Cycle Speedway World Championships photo page. Paul Devine Photos Senior Open Womens Juniors Brian Barnett Photos Senior http://s891.photobucket.com/user/cyclespeedwayphotos/library/1%202015%20Senior%20World%20Individual%20Final Women http://s891.photobucket.com/user/cyclespeedwayphotos/library/1%202015%20Womens%20World%20Individual%20Final Junior http://s891.photobucket.com/user/cyclespeedwayphotos/library/1%202015%20Junior%20World%20Individual%20Final On […]

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FEATURE: Express & Star video and pictures

One of the biggest regional papers in the country, the Express and Star has covered finals day at length, with photos and a video. Check out their article here, which features photos of the action, a video of heat 7 form the senior open final and a lengthly interview with Wednesfield chairman Paul Bodley. http://www.expressandstar.com/sport/2015/08/10/proud-aces-deliver-a-world-class-show/

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MATCH REPORT: Senior Individual semi finals

Birmingham proudly hosted the semi finals of the World Championships yesterday. The Juniors were dominated by Michal Sassek, who raced to a flawless maximum, whilst Australian Shane Bentley was second on 18. Mateusz Radomski and Brandon Whetton both scored 16 whilst Brits Richard Felgett and Reece Pollitt both took 14 points also Hayden Rowley amassed 13. A run off was required for […]

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MATCH REPORT: Marchant the magnificent wins Vets title

The original schedule should have seen two pre-qualifiers to produce the semi-finalists, but due to a series of withdrawals the pre-qualifiers were not needed. The first semi saw Craig Marchant, Brad Hoppo, Paul White, Lee Lawrence, Mark Winwood, Paddy Wenn, Steve Hodgkinson and Martyn Hollebon all book their places in the final, the latter after a run-off with Mick Knowles […]

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