CLUB NEWS: Pirates at Harbourside!

Poole recently played  hosts to the “Pirates” at Harbourside recently – but not the speedway variety! Solent Pirates Youth Cycling Club, who are based at Thorney Island near Portsmouth, came along with a group of their riders for a taster session at Baiter Park, with the emphasis on fun and enjoyment. It wasn’t long before they were joined by some of the […]

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CLUB NEWS: It’s electric at East Park

On Saturday, East Park riders and volunteers spent 4 hours installing an electric supply to their new Portacabin. It was a group effort, which involved digging a trench cutting across the concrete to install the 70 meters of armoured cable. With very successful club nights, East Park is still going from strength to strength, and they have added another level 2 […]

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NEWS: BBC One feature put back a week

BBC Sport presenter, Mike Bushell, has been in touch with Coventry Cycle Speedway today to inform the club he’s decided to put the Cycle Speedway feature on BBC One Breakfast back to next weekend (6 May). The popular presenter said: “What a sport. Thanks so much for a brilliant filming evening. Really enjoyed it and thanks to everyone. “I’ve decided to save […]

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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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