RIDER NEWS: Newport welcome back Davies

Newport Cycle Speedway have re-signed Great Britain international, Rebecca Davies from Sheffield. Davies spent the last few seasons with Northern side, but has moved back to her home town club for the 2016 campaign. Newport manager Colin Simmons said, “We would like to welcome back Great Britain womens international rider Rebecca Davies to the club after her stint up north.”

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RIDER NEWS: Coventry snap up Junior World Champion

Shane Bentley, the World junior champion, has signed for Coventry Cycle Speedway club in a signing which was concluded three hours ahead of last Sunday`s transfer deadline. The 18-year-old Australian becomes the clubs third winter signing, following the acquisitions of Polish World junior number two Michal Sassek and English teenager Adam Watson from Sheffield in the past month. Bentley, from […]

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RIDER NEWS: Falcons swoop to sign Burke

Edinburgh Falcons have strengthened their side ahead of the 2016 Northern League campaign by signing the hugely experienced Scotland International Jason Burke from Sheffield Rockets. Burke, who finished second in last season’s TLI British Veterans Individual Championship and fourth in last year’s World Veterans Individual Final, faces a 500 mile round trip to the Redbraes Raceway for home matches but […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Transfer window shuts – here’s where riders ended up…

British Cycling have released all the winter moves on first licenses and Elite League licenses. The big news being Gavin Wheeler is most likely on his way to Horspath from Poole on a full transfer (paperwork pending). The Elite League clubs have been busy preparing for 2016, at this stage it looks like being a close series with good share […]

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RIDER NEWS: Draisey back in East Park frame

Luke Draisey is returning to help bolster East Park’s side after a few years out the sport. Draisey, who is no stranger around the Wolves track, said “It’s time to jump on the saddle again, I’ve missed the sport but a break was needed.” The news will be a boost for the Wolverhampton club, after a difficult season in 2015, losing top riders Brandon Whetton […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Prince heads for East Park

East Park Wolves have announced the signing of former Birmingham administrator/rider, Bob Prince on a first licence. Bob who received the Wilkinson Sword Award at the indoors for all his years service to Cycle Speedway, is going to be a terrific asset to East Park, bringing much knowledge and experience with him. Bob has already been a huge help assisting East Park with their Go-ride […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Watson signs as Coventry build for Elite League

Coventry Cycle Speedway club have moved to begin building their Elite League squad for 2016 by signing talented Adam Watson from Sheffield. Watson is expected to be the first of a flurry of new riders announced by Coventry ahead of the new season which starts in March. Based in Manchester, Watson joins Coventry on an Elite league `licence`, which allows […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: World finalist Kowalczyk heads for Birmingham

Birmingham Monarchs’, Chris Timms has recently been in talks with Ostrow’s Szymon Kowalczyk to bring him to the second City. The Polish rider recently captured everyone’s attention with his impressive performance in the World Individual Final in August 2015. Kowalczyk finished on a solid 12 points, beating some of the Worlds best throughout the tour. Chris first met Simon in 2008 […]

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FEATURE: Brian Buck’s 60+ years in Cycle Speedway

Sandwell stalwart, Brian Buck (pictured centre with Bob Prince, left and Steve Mullinder, right), is stepping down from his role as league secretary/recorder for the Midland League and in doing so is taking a step back from Cycle Speedway after over 60 years involved in the sport. Bob Prince takes us through Brian’s time in the sport.   Most of the people […]

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RIDER NEWS: Payne up for prestigious sports award

British champion, Zac Payne has admitted he’s surprised to be up for the Oxfordshire Sports Award, after a successful season, which concluded with representing Great Britain and winning the British Indiviudal title in Ipswich. Payne is up against professional athletes in Yorkshire and England Lions cricketer Jack Brooks and MotoGP star Bradley Smith. Check out the interview with Zac in […]

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RIDER NEWS: Adam receives Young Volunteer award for 2015

Wednesfield Aces Cycle Speedway club’s popular youngster Adam Tipton (pictured left) has received the prestigious DR Josh Johnston Young Volunteers ward from the Wolverhampton city sports advisory committee. Adam received his award from the Mayor of Wolverhampton and Peter Holmes M.B.E at a civic reception on Tuesday evening along with other member of the Aces committee who were also receiving […]

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