CLUB NEWS: Double glory for Monarchs at Indoor Championships

Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway team took double glory in Coventry last weekend at the 2 day Indoor championships, racing to team and individual success with Ricki Johnson in near unstoppable form. Saturday saw the Monarchs drawn in the Semi final of death as the strongest of the 3 Semis. There was no need to worry as the Birmingham men cruised to an unexpected […]

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CLUB NEWS: Wells gets Hethersett’s 1st British Individual podium place in 15 years

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES had their first podium place at a British Individual Championship for 15 years when Owen Wells rode superbly to be runner-up in the British Junior Indoor Championships in Coventry. He dropped two points in his five races to earn a place in a sudden-death race-off for the title against Lewis Brinkhoff from Suffolk The […]

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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 Women’s Indoor Championship Lauren Hookway (Exeter) 16, Lucy Whitehead (Leicester) 14, Michelle Whitehead (Leicester) 13, Chloe pearce (Ipswich) 12, Gemma Hill (Ipswich) 11, Charlie-Jane Herbert (Ipswich) 11, Elizabeth Rigley (Leicester) 10, Laura Watson (Sheffield) 9, Honey Whitehead (Leicester) 8 British Open […]

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RESULTS: British Indoor Championships Day 1

Here are the results from day 1 of the 2018 British Indoor Championships from Soprts Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore: British Over 40’s Indoor Championship Craig Marchant (Leicester) 19, Mark Whitehead (Leicester) 18, Steve Harris (Astley & Tyldesley) 16, Craig Whitehead (Leicester) 16, Jason Ashford (Gt Blakenham) 15, Jason Keith (Edinburgh) 15, Paul Timms (Birmingham) 15, Luke Morton (Sheffield) 14, Andrew […]

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OBITUARY: Brian Makepeace

33/18 News was saddened to learn that Brian Makepeace passed away in the Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester on Christmas Day at the age of 80 following a series of illnesses. Brian was a top quality team manager and administrator during his time in cycle speedway and was the subject of a large feature in the “50 Years of Cycle Speedway” […]

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DRAWS: 2018 British Indoor Championships

The draws are in for the 2018 British Indoor Championships which will take place at Sports Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry on 5th & 6th January 2019 Saturday 5th January 2019 Venue open to riders from 9.30 10.00 Over 40’s  1. Craig Marchant 2. Jason Ashford 3. Malcolm Redpath 4. Jason Keith 5. Paddy Wenn 6. Paul Timms 7. Luke Morton 8. Phil Clarke 9. Andrew Johnson 10. Mark Whitehead 11. James […]

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OBITUARY: Les McIlwane

33/18 News was saddened to learn that former Brandon Bees Cycle Speedway rider Les McIlwaine has passed away. Les rode for the Bees during the 1960’s along with the likes of John Harrhy, John Smith, Bob Colley, John O’Leary, Bronco Lane, Keith Smith, and Barry Shapley. Les was a real character whose trademark style of gating involved just having his […]

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CLUB NEWS: Ambitious Heckmondwike Meeting Open to All

Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway team members and all interested parties alike are invited to attend the club’s Annual General Meeting. The meeting, scheduled for 19.30pm on Tuesday 18 December at The Star Inn, Roberttown, will discuss a strategy for attracting new blood to help boost the club’s re-entry into the North & Scotland League next year. Team manager, Justin Naylor is […]

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