MATCH REPORT: Stoke back in action against Bury

Bury Cycle Speedway opened their 2017 competitive season with a friendly at Stoke’s Etruria Park circuit. The Potteries’ outfit have returned to action recently after a long lay off and the opportunity to test the competition was much welcomed. First and second team matches were contested using the new Northern League formulae, which offer the opportunity to use up to […]

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NEWS: North & Scotland squad put through their paces

Astley & Tyldesley hosted a training day for the North & Scotland Regional squads in the Battle of Britain series on Saturday. Despite unpleasant conditions, with rain falling steadily throughout, 18 riders put in some really good hard training. Astley & Tyldesley coach Will Evans put the Northern junior and women’s squad through their paces, under the watchful eyes of […]

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MATCH REPORT: Newport return favour against Coventry

Coventry Sabres lost to South West and Wales Division One champions, Newport, at Hearsall Common yesterday, by 99-80. A much stronger Newport outfit, differing from the first leg at the Olympic Sports Village two weeks ago, made the journey from South Wales, with Team GB members Mark Carmichael and Jack Harrold both in the line up. British champion, Ben Mould […]

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MATCH REPORT: Birmingham secure another second place

The Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway club finished runners up in the second round of the Spring Cup in East Park  on Sunday, this follows up an opening round second place last week. Again, it was the Wednesfield club who took victory, however this time they completely dominated the meeting, taking 7 maximum heat advantages to total 75 of a possible 84. Birmingham […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hethersett Hawks entertain Horspath in season opener

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators kicked off their 2017 season at the memorial Playing Field with an entertaining inter-regional challenge against Horspath. The visitors called up their former Elite League rider Lewis Osborne, now with Great Blakenham, to make up their side and the former British No.2 was unbeaten. Also in the side was 2015 British Champion Zac Payne, so it promised to […]

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NEWS: HSBC Elite GP Series round one entry now open

The entry for one of Cycle Speedway’s newest and exciting competitions is now open via the British Cycling website. The HSBC Elite GP series takes place over four rounds for Elite Men and Elite Junior categories, however entry is open to absolutely anybody, of any nationality, wishing to test themselves. Prize money is up for grabs in each round, with the overall winner being […]

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NEWS: North & Scotland/North & East host training camp at Astley

Astley and Tyldesley are holding a North & Scotland squad training session on Saturday 18th March. It signals the start of preparations for the new Supertrax series, which encompasses the Battle of Britain for seniors and juniors and Women’s League for women, with the first round commencing at the end of April. This year the North and East Women’s teams are joining […]

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WANTED: Alloy bike or frame and forks

Craig Hardie of hardie-bikes.com is looking for some Cycle Speedway equipment. See below for his ad: Hi 33/18 News I’m looking for a small or intermediate alloy frame/forks or whole bike depending on what is available. Craig Hardie — t. +44 (0)1383 889088 e.info@hardie-bikes.com w.www.hardie-bikes.com twitter.http://twitter.com/HardieBikes fb.https://www.facebook.com/HardieBikes

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MATCH REPORT: Mixed fortunes in season opener for Coventry

Coventry Cycle Speedway had mixed fortunes in their first home encounter of the season, with the first team losing out in a challenge match to Manchester side Astley & Tyldesley, while the second team took victory against local neighbours Birmingham. Astley fielded a strong team led by the former European champion, Damian Zareba, with solid back up form Reece Pollitt […]

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SPECIAL FEATURE: 2017 is an opportunity, let’s make sure we take it

As the dawn breaks on a new Cycle Speedway season, there is reason for optimism as the sport begins it’s journey down a new path, which should sow the seeds for growth across the sport in the UK. The new Supertrax series, which encompasses the Battle of Britain, the successfully established Women’s League and HSBC Elite GP, offers a fresh […]

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