CLUB NEWS: Varying fortunes for Hawks at the British Individuals

HETHERSETT HAWKS/ MYHILL DECORATORS had four riders competing in British Individual Championships in the North of England over the Bank Holiday weekend. One came close to getting on the podium but the others found points difficult to accumulate despite being up to speed in most of their races. For them it will be valuable experience and help them set targets […]

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CLUB NEWS: Mixed fortunes for Hawks at Ipswich

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators took an under-strength team to face champions Ipswich and in the circumstances put up a reasonable opposition. There were heat wins for Leigh Cossey. Owen Wells and Liam Webster but Hethersett only won one race – a 6-4 by Cossey and Charlie Lyth in heat 5. IPSWICH 107 R.Fellgett 19 (5) M.Hill 18+2 (5) A.Hill 16+3 (5) L.Dunningham […]

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CLUB NEWS: Understrength Monarchs take victory

The Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway Club took first team victory with a below strength team against Coventry on Sunday. Leading from heat 1, the Birmingham riders managed to extend that lead with a strong second half finish. Despite missing half of the first team the victory turned out comprehensive, however the visitors also had riders missing including their top 2 heat leaders. Coventry […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks secure play-off place

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators secured a play-off place in the South East & Eastern League Division 1 by completing the double over Hellingly Lions from Sussex at a dry and dusty track on the Memorial Playing Field. Strength in depth was the key even though Dan Butler had an off-day and it was sensible team-racing from David Adams and Olly Buxton, […]

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CLUB NEWS: Birmingham return to racing this weekend

The Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway Club get back to action on Sunday after nearly a month of no team racing. Coventry are the visitors in Midland league action with a start time of 1pm for juniors, 2pm seniors. Coventry will be without skipper Myke Grimes who is attending a family wedding but the visitors will have plenty of riders capable of making it […]

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CLUB NEWS: Mixed fortunes for Hawks in Poland

Hehtersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators representatives in the European Championships in Poland had mixed fortunes but certainly put Hethersett on the map in Czestochowa, Poczesna and Bagely. In the Open Individual Championship Harley Hamill gave the best performance finishing 11th in his Elimination Round with 10 points. This put him through to the Repechage stage but competition was tough there and he […]

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PREVIEW: Joe Guy Memorial

The Joe Guy Memorial is running at East Park on Saturday starting at 12 noon. This will be the second meeting and will be attended by Joe’s parents and family. There will be 2 junior meetings and a challenge match which will see riders from Wheelers Cycle Club race against a select Cycle Speedway team, all for fun of course. Riders […]

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CLUB NEWS: East park stage 6-hour Come and try it session

On Tuesday 17th July, East Park cycle speedway club visited Highfields Academy, Wolverhampton, to stage a six-hour epic “come and try it” session. Broken down into three two hour sessions with eighty riders per session, the event was an overriding success. The school charged each rider £3.00 which was donated to the local Compton Hospice. The East Park club staged the events for […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hawks suffer heavy defeat at Kesgrave

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators travelled to Kesgrave for a Sunday morning fixture and found their Suffolk opponents in a mood for revenge after the previous week’s defeat at Hethersett.  It certainly was a wake-up call for the Hawks who had a much weaker team and, due to a late call-off, were a rider short too. Kesgrave won every heat bar one […]

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CLUB NEWS: Monarchs veterans take British Club silver in Manchester

The Birmingham Monarchs Veterans riders raced to second spot on Saturday in Manchester, in the British Cycling British Club Over 40s team Championships, having to play 2nd best to a magnificent Leicester team, with the home club taking third. The recently resurfaced circuit of the Astley and Tyldesley club gave a super quick race track and a fantastic product for the sport. All […]

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