BYJL: Important information ahead of final round in Sheffield

Sheffield Stars have news for those visiting Cookson Park this Saturday for the final round of the British Youth and Junior League. The postcode location for the track is S5 8LX. As the track is in the middle of an housing estate, street parking only is available. Obviously visitors will have to be mindful of residential parking. To complicate matters, parking […]

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MATCH REPORT: Stockport too strong for Sheffield

A depleted Sheffield Stars, with five riders racing in the Laurels at Poole, were no match for title chasing Stockport in this North & Scotland League One fixture.  The visitors hitting eleven 7-3 maximums on their way to a 110-69 win, the Stars heaviest home defeat of the season. The win sends Stockport into a Championship decider against Astley & Tyldesley. The winners will […]

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MATCH REPORT: Nowacki, Schmidt and Morton Laurels champions

After a series of rostrum places stretching back to 2005, Lukas Nowacki finally added the top prize to his impressive CV, dropping just one point to fellow countryman Dawid Bas on the way to a notable success in far from perfect conditions. The Laurels usually enjoys good weather at Harbourside but wind and rain swept across the South Coast creating challenging racing conditions throughout all […]

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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs hold off Coventry challenge

The Birmingham Monarchs wrapped up their league programme by taking victory in the 1st division match over Coventry, although both 2nd and 3rd division teams fell to defeats. Four riders who were successful podium finishers in last weekends British Championships were on show at Perry Bar, including Open Champion Myke Grimes. Nick Yarworth from British Cycling was also on hand […]

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TODAY’S RESULTS: Final day of season before play offs

As the evenings draw in and the weather starts to turn, all league matches have concluded ahead of two weeks of play offs, first regional finals then the grand final at Coventry on 18 September. Here’s how the final few matches finished up including the Ade Gale Laurels results from Poole. Midlands Division One Birmingham 98 – 78 Coventry Division […]

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TEAM GB: Venson steps up to junior assistant team role

Great Britain junior team manager, Steve Mullinder, has appointed a new member to his team for the world tour to Australia, which is now just 11 weeks away. Highly respected and experienced veterans rider, and newly crowned over 50s champion, Norman Venson has come on board to be Assistant junior team manager. Norman recently attended the junior training camp that […]

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CATCH UP: Supertrax Women’s League and Battle of Britain photos

Here’s a quick catch up from the previous weekend’s Supertrax racing that we missed, where Bury hosted the third round of the Women’s League and the South East and East took on South West and Wales at Great Blakenham. Bury’s Neil Howarth got some great shots in Bury, check out his photos in the slideshow below: Meanwhile, Brian Barnett was […]

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MATCH REPORT: Successful Norfolk Go Ride series concludes

Norfolk Go Ride Series reached its conclusion at the little-used Harford Park circuit that was in amazingly good condition after persistent rain. Sixteen riders braved the damp, cool conditions to put on some excellent racing. These included three more debutants, swelling the total number of competitors for the season to 40. Race of the night was the Senior Final in […]

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RIP Jeff Lloyd

Newport Cycle Speedway have recieved the very sad news that their former rider of the 70s, Jeff Lloyd (pictured on bike), has sadly passed away after a brave battle against cancer. Jeff was a former Newport, Cardiff and Bournemouth star, who was a very capable rider always there to give great advise to young riders. Newport club secretary Colin Simmons […]

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CLUB NEWS: Timms and Humphries Monarchs success stories

This bank holiday was the sport’s British Championships weekend with plenty of Monarchs riders entered into the various competitions. Two Monarchs riders featured on the rostrum from different ages of the spectrum. The Birmingham club had spent time getting the track and surroundings ready for action as they hosted the Open Semi final stages on both Saturday and Sunday. A […]

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MEDIA: More excellent media coverage of the British Individual Championships

There has been more local media coverage from the British Individual Championships, here’s a roundup and even more photos! The Ipswich Star published an article on the Suffolk riders at the finals and featured a double page spread in today’s edition. Meanwhile, British Champion Myke Grimes has featured in two local newspapers including the Coventry Observer where he featured on […]

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2017 BRITISH INDIVIDUALS: Grimes and Schmidt crowned champions at the HSBC UK | National Cycle Speedway Championships

Report by Andy Whitehouse Coventry’s Myke Grimes and Poole’s Macie Schmidt were crowned champions at the HSBC UK | National Cycle Speedway Championships on Monday. Both riders produced flawless results in their respective events, taking five wins from five in Wednesfield. Open Grimes is only the second rider to take the title with a maximum 20 points and did it […]

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