TEAM GB: Pearce takes final squad place

Ipswich’s Chloe Pearce has become the tenth and final addition to Women’s Team GB test squad for the Australian tour this coming November. Pearce becomes the third U16 rider in the squad, joining Poole’s Macie Schmidt and Sheffield’s Niamh Morton. Team boss Geoff Gamage commented: “Chloe’s progression in the past six weeks has earned her the last spot, where she […]

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AUSTRALIA: Aussie youngsters prepare for Worlds

Under the watchful eye of international rider Bobby McMillan, the Australian Junior squad recently commenced regular mid week training sessions in preparation for the 2017 World Championships later this year. The test team selectors will no doubt be watching the progress of “top end” riders Jack Norman, Todd Clarke, Matt Snowden, Darnell Thompson, Josh Carden and Matt Hurley before considering […]

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AUSTRALIA: Blatchfords eye world series

Findon based father and son competitors, Andrew and Blade Blatchford, have already registered high scoring results with World Championship events as their target. During the recent meeting at Findon, Andrew marked up four impressive heat wins from his five completed rides in the Veterans category, with Brad Delmenico and Sam Rochester also showing impressive form. In the U15 division Blade […]

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AUSTRALIA: “Storming Norman” returns at Le Fevre

After the long summer break followed by his motor speedway commitments, highly talented Australian junior, Jack Norman, made his initial 2017 appearance at Le Fevre to contest the individual “Scurry” event. However, it was clear favourite, Ty Geertsen, who captured the “A” Final from Norman, D.J.Thompson, Paul White and Lucy Miliken. Letitia Collins continued her improving form to take out […]

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RIDER NEWS: McMillan Poland bound?

Over the weekend in Adelaide, Australian international competitor Bobby McMillan (#4) revealed he has received an offer to compete in Poland this coming season. It is understood that during his brief stay at Coventry, and subsequent association with the club’s Polish assets, the offer was generated by Leszno. McMillan commented: “Michal Sassek and I got on really well riding together with Coventry […]

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AUSTRALIA: Holly celebrates in style

Holly Greenhalgh celebrated her 16th birthday at Findon on Sunday by taking out the Women’s individual grade. With a powerful performance, she must surely have confirmed selection for the national test squad in November. Jackie Kinross and Kayleigh Clarke filled the minor positions with a series of eye catching heats. In the U15 category, Jackson Dobie just clinched overall victory from […]

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AUSTRALIA: 50 riders beat the rain showers at Findon

Close on fifty competitors attended the 2017 opening meeting at Findon on Sunday despite an afternoon of frequent heavy rain showers. The open category featured between seven and eight riders on the gate, which led to interesting first bends! However Bobby McMillan emerged as overall winner closely followed by Braden Makepeace, Todd Clarke and Shane Bentley. The Womens event was a family […]

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