CLUB NEWS: Astley & Tyldesley to host European Championships

The Astley & Tyldesley Cycling Club are delighted to announce that they will be hosting the 2022 European Cycle Speedway Championships. This was confirmed in an official press release issued by the International Cycle Speedway Federation. “As a consequence of postponing the [2022] World Championships. the ICSF has brought forward the re-arranged staging of the European Championships, from 2023 to […]

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NEWS: Dates and Venues confirmed for 2022

Sent in by Chidi Onuoha from British Cycling British Cycling have confirmed the dates and venues for the 2022 national cycle speedway calendar. This year’s British Club Championships will take place over the weekend of 11 – 12 June in Poole, while the British Individual Championships will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (27 – 29 August) in […]

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NEWS: World Championships postponed, European Championships brought forward

The World Cycle Speedway Championships, which were due to take place in South Australia from Tueday 15th November to Sunday 4th December, have once again been postponed. International Cycle Speedway Federation secretary Mike Hack confirmed the news in a statement today which is printed below in English & Polish: The International Cycle Speedway Federation (ICSF) World Council regrets to announce […]

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RESULTS: British Indoor Championships Day 2

Here are the results from day 2 of the British Indoor Championships at Sports Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore: British Junior Indoor Individual Championship Lewis Brinkhoff (Ipswich) 16, Ben Clarke (Ipswich) 14, Kristian Mitchell (Ipswich) 13 (after run-off), Torsten Jolly (Kesgrave) 13, Nathan Goulden (Poole) 11, Alex Dickson (Exeter) 10,Tom Savage (Coventry) 9, Gemma Hill (Ipswich) 8, Kieran Whitehead (Leicester) 7, […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: British Indoor Championships Day 1

After a year’s absence the British Indoor Championships return this weekend (Saturday 8th January & Sunday 9th January) at Sports Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry. Covid-19 Measures Under current government regulations, indoor sport with less than 500 attendees can go ahead without requiring the use of a Covid passport. The organisers will continue to monitor the situation and keep riders […]

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OBITUARY: Ronnie Young

33/18 News has learnt that former Hampden rider Ronnie Young passed away on Tuesday 4th January. Here’s how his death was reported by Doug Nicolson on Facebook’s I was (or still am) a Cycle Speedway rider: “Hugely saddened to post that Hampden’s Ronnie Young passed away today after a brave battle with Hodgkins Lymphoma. One of the founder members of […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks stage Presentation Evening

Words by Mel Perkins, Photos by Jenny Melvin HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAES held their presentation evening at Hethersett Social Club and a packed room celebrated a successful season in which membership increased and fund-raising took off towards major improvements at the Memorial Playing Field track. On-track successes were acknowledged with two riders gaining podium places at national championships […]

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NEWS: North & Scotland Regional AGM

Received from North & Scotland Regional Chair Mike Hack The 2021 North & Scotland Regional Cycle Speedway AGM was held online on Monday 22nd November. Seven of the ten Region’s clubs were represented: Astley & Tyldesley, Bury, Fife, Heckmondwike, Hull, Sheffield, Stockport. A minute’s silence was held in memory of Derek Garnett, Craig Hardie and Stuart Howarth, who all sadly […]

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CLUB NEWS: Newport stage annual awards evening

Newport cycle speedway club held a very successful and enjoyable annual awards evening at Ringland Labour Club.110 people were in attendance and the major honours were as follows: Rider of the year-Sam MarshMost improved Rider of the year-Jayden JenkinsBest newcomer of the year-Harley BarterClubperson of the year-joint winners in Ben Truscott and Jez Seguss. The club would like to thank […]

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INDOOR: Entries now open

Entries for the 2021 National Indoor Championships are now open. These take place at Sports Connexion, Ryton On Dunsmore, Coventry on the 8th and 9th January 2022 but are considered part of the 2021 season. 2021 technical regulations and age categories apply. Please enter via the following link: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/253602/2021-British-Cycling-Cycle-Speedway-Indoor-Championships The entry deadline is Tuesday 14th December 2021. An approximate schedule is […]

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