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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ICSF WORLDS 2017: Veterans test matches confirmed

The thriving Veterans scene received a boost this month, after British Cycling’s request to the ICSF to include a Veterans Australia v Great Britain test match series was approved. Following members of the Veterans community indicated a willingness to race on both sides of the world, a formal approach to the BC CS commission was made and then ratified, before going […]

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WORLDS 2017: Team GB Management Newsletter #1

The Team GB tour management team have released their first newsletter for the 2017 World Championships Tour in Australia in November. This month’s newsletter features flight details, which are now available to book online. Flights A group flight has been obtained with approx. cost is £920pp. We have identified flights that can be booked individually and offer substantial savings. Obviously […]

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AUSTRALIA: Bandits defeat Rangers in season finale

Last weekend the Le Fevre 2016 season came to a close with the staging of the Bush Rangers versus Bandits league final, with both squads including competitors who had represented their home nation at international level. Although the Bandits provided the majority of heat winners, the superior team racing tactics from their opponents kept them within striking distance. The Bandits were […]

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AUSTRALIA: Outlaws defeat Bush Rangers in Little League

The penultimate meeting of Findon’s 2016 season included the Little League Grand Final, which featured top competitors in the U13 age category. Although an even scoreline at the interval stage, the Outlaws edged to victory, due in the main, to heat wining performances from Tyson Amey and Lionel Sansbury. Without doubt, a fitting climax for the youngsters, who now eagerly await the […]

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AUSTRALIA: Bush Rangers take A League Grand Final

Despite being slim favourites and with the luxury of rising star Blade Blatchford at reserve, the Bandits suffered early setbacks with exclusions to both Darren Schultz and Jayden Ray. However the Bush Rangers then took advantage of the situation with match winning performances from Andrew Blatchford and Kayleigh Clarke, and in turn, victory by a solitary point. Bush Rangers 59 Andrew […]

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