MATCH REPORT: Excellent racing at Norfolk Go-Ride GP

Norfolk put on another entertaining evening’s racing at Eaton Park with the fourth Go-Ride Grand Prix. 19 riders arrived to find that the first bend would present a challenge, as the inside 18 inches was coned off following flooding from an overnight thunderstorm. Apart from that track conditions were perfect and some excellent racing took place. Spare a thought for […]

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MATCH REPORT: Carmichael returns in convincing win against Swindon

Newport (Dig It Landscapes) Cycle Speedway team recorded their biggest win of the season, defeating a weakened Swindon Robins by 109 points to 69, at Newport Sports Village. Although Newport won by a huge 40 points, only evergreen Kevin Greaves remained unbeaten by a Swindon rider. The Welsh team welcomed Mark Carmichael back from injury, he looked quite sharp and […]

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POLAND: Hope for one last match at Rawicz?

On a recent trip to Poland, Pete Barnes met up with former Poole SeaView Coaches rider, Artur Poprawski, and both took the opportunity to visit the now unused Rawicz track. It was not a welcome sight, as the public address and cycle storage buildings have now been dismantled, the centre green overgrown, the racing circuit covered in weeds, although the seating and safety fence are […]

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TODAY’S RESULTS: It’s coming up to the business end of the season…

As the deadline for league fixtures is just weeks away at the start of September, the regional fixtures are coming thick and fast. Here are today’s results: Midland League Division One East Park 76 – 94 Coventry Wednesfield 93 – 85 Birmingham Division Two East Park 47 – 102 Coventry Wednesfield 86 – 56 Birmingham Division Three East Park 24 […]

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MATCH REPORT: Spirited Robins go down against consistent Poole

Swindon Robins hosted the Poole Comets on a bright and sunny Sunday afternoon at the Oasis Leisure Centre, where the racing didn’t disappoint. A spirited first half didn’t quite go to plan for Swindon, and at the halfway stage they were 10 down. Swindon hung on as best they could but Poole’s strength and depth, including former European Champion Maciej […]

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RIP: Chris Duke

Exeter and Horspath riders paid tribute to a former Aces rider at Cofton Road last weekend, when a minute of sustained applause was held in recognition of Chris Duke, who lost his battle with cancer last week. Since the 1980s, Chris Duke was known throughout the region as a courageous rider who battled with disability to compete in the sport […]

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