WEBSITE: We’re back!

After a much needed month off, 33/18 News is back and ready for the 2018 season. As always, we need content from clubs, especially results, match reports and club news. Likewise, if there are any members of the CS community who wish to get involved with the running of 33/18 News, please get in touch at newsroom@3318news.co.uk – editing a […]

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NEWS: Venues for key dates announced

Last month, British Cycling announced the venues for some of the key matches in 2018. The Cycle Speedway Commission meet this month to finalise the 2018 competitions plan, with returning former chair, Graham Elliott, back in the hot seat. Further to this, an amendment to the grading system has already been announced by British Cycling, the statement read: “In anticipation […]

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EUROVETS: Summary of 2017 season

Northumbria’s Terry Kirkup takes us through a summary of the 2017 Eurovets season, which was another great success with around £1000 raised for the Orchid charity, as well as great racing. The 2016/17 winter break seemed to drag on forever, the new season eagerly awaited by many of the regular competitors. It was mid-March when E-V Supremo Fred Rothwell finally […]

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CLUB NEWS: Bock wins top prize at Newport presentation evening

Newport Cycle Speedway Club held their annual awards ceremony at Llanwern Golf Club, the evening was well attended, and 105 trophies were presented with former rider, James Turner, master of ceremonies for the night. The club has had probably their most successfull year ever, winning the South West and Wales division 1 for the 5th consecutive time. They also won the […]

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CLUB NEWS: Over 40 members celebrate Hawks successes

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators celebrated another successful season when over 40 members and guests attended their Presentation Night at Hethersett Social Club. As well as honouring all of the Club’s own champions there was also recognition for the Club’s three Norfolk Champions – George Larter, Owen Wells and Katie Adams. Next to receive awards were 11 of the B team who […]

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CLUB NEWS: Burgess and Phillips big winners at A&T Presentation Night

Astley & Tyldesley Cycling Club members celebrated their most successful season to date with the annual Presentation and Social event on Sunday afternoon. The function room of the Miners’ Welfare Club at Gin Pit was packed with 80 members, families and friends present to enjoy the occasion. A splendid buffet was provided, folowed by a raffle with entertainment in the […]

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MATCH REPORT: World Individual Finals day

Findon hosted the World Individual Finals day in Adelaide, South Australia on Saturday. Salisbury rider, Joel Chadwick, took home the top prize, but the day also saw Great Britain’s Brandon Whetton, Norman Venson and Macie Schmidt claim top prizes in their categories, along with Australia’s Jack Norman and Poland’s Zaneta Siemianowska. JUNIOR Following his disappointment in the 2015 Junior World […]

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MATCH REPORT: Chadwick world champion after three way run off

Australia’s Joel Chadwick capped off an impressive performance across the three week long ICSF Cycle Speedway World Championships in Adelaide, South Australia, by becoming world champion after a three way tie at the top with brother Cody and 2015 world champion, Bartek Grabowski. Team GB’s Myke Grimes and Josh Brooke tied fourth on 13 points, while Paul Heard and Zac […]

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ICSF WORLDS: Brand new schedule to bring Worlds around every 18 months

The ICSF World Cycle Speedway Championships will now take place more often than the current 2 years, as it has been agreed to run the world championships every 18 months. The new schedule will look like: 2019: Poland – (May/June) 2020: Australia – (Nov/Dec) 2022: Great Britain – (May/June) 2023: Australia – (Nov/Dec) 2025: Poland – (May/June) An Over 49 competition […]

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2017 ICSF WORLDS: Week three update

The 2017 ICSF World Cycle Speedway championships conclude this weekend, with Thursday and Friday being the final free days. The hectic schedule has produced some thrilling racing, here’s what has happened in week three of the championships. Senior Team GB stars Paul Heard, Myke Grimes, Ben Mould, Zac Payne, Josh Brooke and junior Brandon Whetton all made it through fiercely […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks go bowling!

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators started Christmas early with a festive ten-pin bowling party night at Namko Funscape in Bowthorpe, Norwich. Twenty members, friends and family rolled up on the night and it turned out to be a fairly riotous but very enjoyable occasion, especially with free drinks included in the group entry price. Young and old were given enthusiastic support when […]

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MATCH REPORT: Great Britain’s Women overcome early Australia challenge to take series

Great Britain went into the third Women’s test against Australia knowing that victory would see them clinch the series. The first 2 heats were shared before Australia, through Lucy Millikin and Miriam Thompson, went ahead with a 6-4 over Macie Schmidt and Laura Watson. Lauren Jacobs and Charlie-Jane Herbert then scored maximum points over Emily Makepeace and Harleigh Rochester in […]

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