CLUB NEWS: Wednesfield Aces and Dragons annual presentation evening

The 54th Wednesfield Aces and Dragons annual prize presentation evening was staged at a packed Gilberts Bar in Willenhall. The theme of the night was “proud”, being proud of the club and its achievements over the years. A film show was presented to the packed room showing historic teams of the past, the club’s history and the pride in the achievements […]

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CLUB NEWS: John Whiting Appreciation Event a huge success

Bury Cycle Speedway’s Goshen circuit looked like a living history of Cycle Speedway, as some of the true greats from the sport’s past took to their bikes, mixing with the north’s young and not so young current riders. The occasion was the John Whiting Appreciation Event, which proved not only a fitting tribute to the rider, referee, secretary, team manager, […]

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MATCH REPORT: Strong Sheffield defeat Hull in close encouter

Glorious weather welcomed the two teams to Cookson Park for this Northern League One Yorkshire Derby. Sheffield were looking for a fourth straight win to cement a fourth place finish in the table. Hull, who have improved of late, were also harbouring claims on fourth spot but knew that a loss would end those chances. Neither team was at full […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hethersett take advantage of under strength Whirlwinds

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators entertained reigning South East champions Ipswich Whirlwinds and came out on top in a match between two under-strength teams. Indeed the Whirlwinds had to race with a rider short and that proved their undoing as the Hawks rode sensibly to capitalise on any weaknesses. Heat 3 gave Hethersett the lead when Harley Hamill and Leigh Cossey engineered […]

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ROUND UP: British Finals Weekend | Day Three

Here are the results from the third and final day of the British Finals Weekend 2016: U16 Boys 1st Will Tidball (Exeter) 2nd Ed Morton (Sheffield) 3rd Pierce Bacon (Ipswich) Women’s Open 1st Lauren Hookway (Exeter) 2nd Macie Schmidt (Poole) 3rd Vicky Brown (Sheffield) Men’s Open 1st Ben Mould (Wednesfield) 2nd Myke Grimes (Coventry) 3rd Lewis Osborne (Horspath)

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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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CLUB NEWS: Kesgrave expands local racing programme

Many of the younger Kesgrave Panthers Cycle Speedway Club members are unable to race at national events due to the distances involved and only compete at local events. To provide increased race opportunities for Kesgrave youngsters locally, a junior SPARK League has been introduced. The youngsters have been split into five teams, Lions (yellow shirts), Pumas (black), Panthers (blue), Tigers […]

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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: Exeter win by 4 in close South West encounter

Swindon travelled to Devon last Sunday to take in the Exeter Aces as the South West playoff picture begins to take place. Swindon travelled with only six riders due to late notice illness and other various reasons but somehow managed to keep the meeting tight throughout and only losing by 4 at the end of the match. Steve Harris rode […]

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DRAWS: British Team KO Cup – Semi Finals at Horspath

The draw has been made for the British Team KO Cup Semi Finals. The Semis and Grand Final take place at Horspath on Sunday 11th September 2016. Birmingham take on Ipswich in the first semi final at 11. Birmingham will be looking to make the final again this year at Ipswich’s expense. The Eagle’s are performing well in the Elite […]

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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs are no match for youthful Eagles as Ipswich progress to KO Cup Semi Finals

Without any weak links in their youthful line up Ipswich proved too strong for a spirited Leicester side. The Monarchs kept the scores close until a heat seven exclusion to the otherwise unbeaten Hemsley opened up the visitors advantage to nine points, a similar fate befell Frith in the pre-interval race, albeit in more controversial circumstances. With the match appearing […]

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MATCH REPORT: Newport progress to 3rd consecutive KO Cup Semi Final

Newport “Dig it” cycle speedway team defeated Poole at home by 97 points to 78 in the quarter finals of the British KO cup. The team now progress to their 3rd consecutive semi final. Newport opened up an early lead in heat 3 through the Harrold /Sidwick pairing. Further wins from the impressive Bennett, Davies and Harrold again enabled the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Astley & Tyldesley’s unlucky run of injuries continues

Astley & Tyldesley took on Northern League Division 1 leaders, Edinburgh, at Gin Pit on Sunday. The first three races were all drawn heats. Heat 4 saw A&T suffer a major blow, when Lee Phillips sustained a broken wrist after a first bend clash with Jake Slight. With no reserve to replace him, A&T were forced to ride the rest […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks entertain Hellingly in their first visit to Hethersett

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators welcomed Sussex side Hellingly Lions to the Memorial Playing Field for the first time in South East League action and a thoroughly entertaining and sporting fixture ensued. A Herring/Buxton 7-3 win in heat 2 with Buxton holding off a strong challenge gave the Hawks the lead which they extended to eight points by heat 6 as Hellingly […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hellingly lose against full strength Hethersett

Hellingly Lions traveled to Hethersett on Sunday for a South East League fixture. Neil Hollebon took the chequered flag in heat 1 but with the Norfolk duo taking the all important 2nd and 3rd places the heat was shared 5-5. Heat 2 saw Jesse Moore slip on the first bend with Steven Archer just unable to get the better of […]

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PHOTOS: BYJL South & South West Round 5 at Poole

Graham Robins has been snapping away again! Graham and his camera were in action at Poole for the BYJL South & South West Regional Round 5. See some of his shots in the gallery below! Results U8’s 1st Scott Rowles (Poole) 2nd Max Parry (Poole) 3rd Zac Davey (Exeter) U10’s 1st JJ Wildian (Exeter) 2nd Joe Horren (Poole) 3rd Oliver […]

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