MATCH REPORT: North & Scotland do the double at Poole

Harbourside Park regulars were treated to two cracking matches in the opening round of the 2018 Battle of Britain with the powerful North & Scotland squads taking the honours against South West and Wales after 40 pulsating heats of Elite racing. The Junior match opened the proceedings but there was nothing second best about the standard of racing as both […]

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CLUB NEWS: East Newport gain new coaches

With East Newport Cycle Speedway Club’s return to full time racing, a need for British Cycling qualified coaches has been necessary. Thanks to funding from the community, the club now has three Level 1 coaches in Chris Wright, Rob Absalom & Jamielea Walters (pictured). All three passed their course, which was held in Amman Valley Leisure Centre with flying colours, […]

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN: “We want to go one better this year” – Brooke

With round one of the Battle of Britain taking place this weekend, we’ve caught up with 2017 HSBC UK Elite GP champion, Josh Brooke, of the South East and Eastern team, ahead of their crunch match with last year’s elite men’s runners up, the Midlands. The South East and East and the Midlands traded away victories in two intense matches […]

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PREVIEW: Battle of Britain round one kicks off this weekend

The elite Cycle Speedway team racing calendar gets underway this weekend, with round one of the Battle of Britain series commencing on Sunday. Ipswich’s Whitton Raceway and Poole’s Harbourside Park are the venues, for what should be 4 excellent matches. The South East & East team won the elite men’s series on points difference in 2017 over close rivals the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Great Blakenham in top form against Hellingly

Hellingly Lions from Sussex travelled to Great Blakenham in Suffolk for a Division 1 and 2 encounter in the South East and Eastern league on Sunday. With the weather overcast and rather chilly, it did not deter Great Blakenham as they gave the Lions a right mauling. They provided 13 out 18 race winners, had only a single last place, […]

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MATCH REPORT: Resurgent Hull a force to be reckoned with

Sheffield travelled to Humberside for their opening away North and Scotland League fixture of 2018, Hull happy to be having their first match after last week’s washout at Edinburgh. Hull showed no rustiness as they put Sheffield to the sword, racing to a convincing 111-67 victory. The Stars had no Ed Morton, Niall Morton or Sam Haines, but even with […]

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MATCH REPORT: Coventry go down fighting

Coventry XL Motors Sabres Cycle Speedway fought all the way against their local rivals Birmingham Monarchs in their first Midland League home match of the season on Sunday, but ultimately succumbed to the strength of their neighbours. Despite the weather bringing many challenges over the winter, the track was in supreme condition and provided some excellent racing by both sides, […]

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2018 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Kesgrave To Host U10 CS Little League Club Championship

Following on from the inaugural event at Newport last year, there will be an U10 CS Little League Club Championship at Kesgrave on 12 May 2018 during the British Club Championship meeting. Six U10 teams contested a highly competitive championship at Newport in 2017 with Poole victorious. There was a run-off for second place with Coventry taking second ahead of […]

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MATCH REPORT: Brooke and Bacon continue strong Elite GP form in round one

Pierce Bacon (Ipswich) and Josh Brooke (Great Blakenham) took the honours at a sunny Cookson Park for the opening round of the HSBC UK Elite Grand Prix series, both riders heralding from the East and South East region,starting off how they finished the 2017 series, as winners. The junior event got the proceedings going, with a competitive field of 12 […]

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CLUB NEWS: Monarchs season is finally underway with victory

Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway club finally got their season underway with a league win in Coventry on Sunday. The Sabres had already ridden one league match which balanced up the teams prior to start time. The first 5 heats were drawn and the racing super fast on an excellently prepared track. Heats 6 and 7 changed all that, with two maximums from […]

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