GALLERY: See photos from BBC Sport’s Mike Bushell visiting Hearsall Common

Coventry Cycle Speedway had a fantastic night at Club Night on Wednesday 26 April, when BBC Sport’s Mike Bushell visited for a taste of Cycle Speedway racing. Led by head coach and Team GB rider, Myke Grimes, Bushell received some introductory tips before taking to the track to race alongside Team GB captain, Paul Heard. Bushell and his helpful crew interviewed […]

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FEATURE: GCSE in Cycle Speedway

Meet Ethan Mitchell, the first person (soon) with a formal academic qualification in CS! Ethan applied through the GCSE “Meeting Local Needs” process to study Cycle Speedway as one of his four PE practicals, providing a suggested syllabus suggested by coaches at Ipswich Eagles. The examining body accepted the syllabus and Ipswich offered free coaching to all GCSE PE students […]

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CLUB NEWS: Dirt Bike Club returns this weekend

Coventry’s Cycle Speedway’s popular Dirt Bike Club sessions, which take place on Saturday mornings, return this weekend. The coaching sessions take place at Bretford Playing Fields at 10am – 11:30am and cost £1.50 with 50p bike hire, with a British Cycling qualified coach leading the activities. All are welcome to join the fun! Dirt Bike Club will continue each Saturday, except […]

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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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CLUB NEWS: Bury back on track

Sunday 5th March was a lovely bright day first thing, and went down hill from there, with rain pouring down by the time Bury’s training session began at Goshen. Nevertheless, with the many weeks spent working on the track surface and drains, the surface was quite good with no large puddles, which provided a firm and fast circuit for the […]

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