ICSF WORLDS 2017: Veterans test matches confirmed

The thriving Veterans scene received a boost this month, after British Cycling’s request to the ICSF to include a Veterans Australia v Great Britain test match series was approved. Following members of the Veterans community indicated a willingness to race on both sides of the world, a formal approach to the BC CS commission was made and then ratified, before going […]

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2017 WORLDS: Team GB: “Don’t panic”

Cycle Speedway Australia posted on social media this morning, indicating the preferred campsite for the touring party is fully booked due to the international Cricket taking place over weekend 3. Since the news, Team GB have been working with their Australian counterparts to find a solution without moving the dates to avoid a clash, despite this mornings annoucement. New accommodation […]

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WORLDS 2017: Team GB Management Newsletter #1

The Team GB tour management team have released their first newsletter for the 2017 World Championships Tour in Australia in November. This month’s newsletter features flight details, which are now available to book online. Flights A group flight has been obtained with approx. cost is £920pp. We have identified flights that can be booked individually and offer substantial savings. Obviously […]

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AUSTRALIA: Aussies gear up for 2017 Worlds

With less than a year before the commencement of the 2017 World Championships, the Australian Cycle Speedway Council has recently announced their team manager appointments for the World Cup and Test Match series. The vastly experienced Brad Hoppo has retained the senior role from the 2015 World Series staged in the United Kingdom and victory on “home ground” is a challenge […]

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SKY SPORTS: World Cycle Speedway final set for TV screens tonight

The 2015 World Cycle Speedway final will be shown throughout the UK across the Sky Sports platform this Wednesday (2nd November) in another promotional boost for the sport following last week’s television coverage of the Great Britain V Australia Test match from Coventry. Sponsored by Tyre City, the final will come from the superb Wednesfield Aces track in Wolverhampton. It […]

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SKY SPORTS: Cycle Speedway on Sky Sports this evening

Cycle Speedway will make a long awaited return to national television screens tonight on Sky Sports, when edited highlights of the third and deciding Test match featuring Great Britain V Australia are shown from Hearsall Common, Coventry. The action will be beamed across the nation as the two teams, level pegging going into the match, decide one of the most fiercely […]

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2017 ICSF WORLDS: Full itinerary published [CORRECTED]

Please note: This is an updated version of the itinerary which differs from the one posted earlier. The ICSF have released the itinerary for the 2017 World Championships, which take place in November/December 2017. The racing will take place over a three week period from 13th November, running to 3rd December 2017 in Adelaide, South Australia. Check out the itinerary below:

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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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