INDOOR 2016: Championships Information Guide

This weekend sees the 2016 British Indoor Championships take place at the Coventry Sports Connexion. Here is a helpful guide with event and venue information, shopping and essential facilities. HOSPITAL University Hospital Coventry Walsgrave West Midlands CV2 2DX Telephone: 02476 964000 (Note: Known locally as: Walsgrave Hospital). NEAREST PHARMACY TO BRITISH FINAL VENUE Morrisons Supermarket Skipworth Road Binley Coventry CV3 […]

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2016 INDOOR: Entries re-opened for British Indoor Championships

The entries for the 2016 British Indoor Cycle Speedway championships have today been re-opened by British Cycling. The event will take place at Coventry’s Sport Connexion under British Cycling over the weekend of 7th-8th January 2017. The British Indoor Championships were removed from the British Cycling calendar last week, following a dispute between host club Coventry and the sport’s governing body, after […]

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MATCH REPORT: Strong Sheffield defeat Hull in close encouter

Glorious weather welcomed the two teams to Cookson Park for this Northern League One Yorkshire Derby. Sheffield were looking for a fourth straight win to cement a fourth place finish in the table. Hull, who have improved of late, were also harbouring claims on fourth spot but knew that a loss would end those chances. Neither team was at full […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hethersett take advantage of under strength Whirlwinds

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators entertained reigning South East champions Ipswich Whirlwinds and came out on top in a match between two under-strength teams. Indeed the Whirlwinds had to race with a rider short and that proved their undoing as the Hawks rode sensibly to capitalise on any weaknesses. Heat 3 gave Hethersett the lead when Harley Hamill and Leigh Cossey engineered […]

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ROUND UP: British Finals Weekend | Day Three

Here are the results from the third and final day of the British Finals Weekend 2016: U16 Boys 1st Will Tidball (Exeter) 2nd Ed Morton (Sheffield) 3rd Pierce Bacon (Ipswich) Women’s Open 1st Lauren Hookway (Exeter) 2nd Macie Schmidt (Poole) 3rd Vicky Brown (Sheffield) Men’s Open 1st Ben Mould (Wednesfield) 2nd Myke Grimes (Coventry) 3rd Lewis Osborne (Horspath)

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DRAWS: Open Final and U16’s Final Draws 2016

The draws are in for the 2016 British Open and U16 Finals that will be help alongside the Women’s tomorrow at Exeter. Below are the final draws for tomorrow: 11:00 – British U16 Boys Final 2016 1. Ed Morton (Sheffield) 2. Owen Wells (Hethersett) 3. Owen Tidball (Exeter) 4. Devon Campbell (Stockport) 5. Alex Harvey (Ipswich) 6. Pierce Bacon (Ipswich) […]

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CLUB NEWS: Kesgrave expands local racing programme

Many of the younger Kesgrave Panthers Cycle Speedway Club members are unable to race at national events due to the distances involved and only compete at local events. To provide increased race opportunities for Kesgrave youngsters locally, a junior SPARK League has been introduced. The youngsters have been split into five teams, Lions (yellow shirts), Pumas (black), Panthers (blue), Tigers […]

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DRAWS: Updated draws for British Finals Weekend 2016

Following a review of the entry numbers for the above Cycle Speedway Championships entry has been reopened for the Girls Under 10, Under 13 and Under 16 Championships which take place this weekend. If any riders wish to ride and have not already entered you have an opportunity to enter via the British Cycling Website using the following links British Under […]

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MATCH REPORT: Exeter win by 4 in close South West encounter

Swindon travelled to Devon last Sunday to take in the Exeter Aces as the South West playoff picture begins to take place. Swindon travelled with only six riders due to late notice illness and other various reasons but somehow managed to keep the meeting tight throughout and only losing by 4 at the end of the match. Steve Harris rode […]

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DRAWS: British Team KO Cup – Semi Finals at Horspath

The draw has been made for the British Team KO Cup Semi Finals. The Semis and Grand Final take place at Horspath on Sunday 11th September 2016. Birmingham take on Ipswich in the first semi final at 11. Birmingham will be looking to make the final again this year at Ipswich’s expense. The Eagle’s are performing well in the Elite […]

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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs are no match for youthful Eagles as Ipswich progress to KO Cup Semi Finals

Without any weak links in their youthful line up Ipswich proved too strong for a spirited Leicester side. The Monarchs kept the scores close until a heat seven exclusion to the otherwise unbeaten Hemsley opened up the visitors advantage to nine points, a similar fate befell Frith in the pre-interval race, albeit in more controversial circumstances. With the match appearing […]

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MATCH REPORT: Newport progress to 3rd consecutive KO Cup Semi Final

Newport “Dig it” cycle speedway team defeated Poole at home by 97 points to 78 in the quarter finals of the British KO cup. The team now progress to their 3rd consecutive semi final. Newport opened up an early lead in heat 3 through the Harrold /Sidwick pairing. Further wins from the impressive Bennett, Davies and Harrold again enabled the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Astley & Tyldesley’s unlucky run of injuries continues

Astley & Tyldesley took on Northern League Division 1 leaders, Edinburgh, at Gin Pit on Sunday. The first three races were all drawn heats. Heat 4 saw A&T suffer a major blow, when Lee Phillips sustained a broken wrist after a first bend clash with Jake Slight. With no reserve to replace him, A&T were forced to ride the rest […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks entertain Hellingly in their first visit to Hethersett

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators welcomed Sussex side Hellingly Lions to the Memorial Playing Field for the first time in South East League action and a thoroughly entertaining and sporting fixture ensued. A Herring/Buxton 7-3 win in heat 2 with Buxton holding off a strong challenge gave the Hawks the lead which they extended to eight points by heat 6 as Hellingly […]

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