WEEKEND PREVIEW: Only a few matches over Easter Weekend

Most teams are having a rest this weekend, but we do have a few matches going on in Midland, Northern and South and South Wales leagues, as well as Wednesfield’s Go-Ride event on Sunday. Midland League Wednesfield Dragons v Coventry Wednesfield Dragons will be able to call on Chris Jewkes, Dave Meanley and Under 16 Brandon Whetton for their clash […]

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WEB: “Help Shane get to England” campaign

Shane Weinert’s partner, Toni, has set up a “gofundme.com” page to help raise funds for the Australian international’s trip to England for the 2015 ICSF World Championships. In a post on Facebook she explains, “Shane races Cycle Speedway, he’s been racing for his whole life and now our kids do it. “Shane’s recently made the Australian team and is heading […]

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WEBSITE: We’re 1 today!

Happy birthday to us! Today marks the day the site was launched last year. Thank you for your continued support, especially to our sponsors, Yale, JE Crusher, 33/18 designs and Dash Trophies, as well as those of you who have kindly made donations towards our running costs. It’s much appreciated! Here’s to another year and beyond…

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NEWS: Poole juniors featured on “The Game” website

Poole’s junior ridings have been featured on local website “The Game”. The article highlights how the Dorset side are one of the most successful clubs going, with between 40 and 75 riders taking to the track weekly. They’re certainly doing things right on the South Coast! Check out the article here: http://www.thegamemagazine.co.uk/poole-cycle-speedway-juniors Picture by John Burge

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NEWS: Commission to ban specialised gearing

The Cycle Speedway Commission have issued plans to “level the playing field” by introducing a new rule from 2016, that all riders must be on the same gearing, 33/18. Many riders ride different gearings, the most popular being 34/18, however the commission feel that it gives an unfair advantage on some tracks. A spokesman for the commission said, “We want […]

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MATCH REPORT: Norman inspires Stockport victory at Northumbria

Northumbria were expecting little from this Northern League Division One match, but it soon became evident they were in with a chance against a Stockport side that was forced to track three U-13 riders in their team. The Vikings lead at half-time, but the league champions’ superior heat leader strength told in the end, though rather than their younger contingent […]

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NEWS: Frustrated Hawks wet through at Ipswich

Hethersett Hawks/Swinton & Co had a frustrating trip to Ipswich on Sunday, when they arrived at Ipswich to find the track too soft to race on following the morning’s deluge. The eagerly awaited fixture against the reigning champions will be rearranged for later in the season. The Hawks are next in action on Sunday 12th April when they entertain Kesgrave at […]

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