CLUB NEWS: Dirt Bike Club returns this weekend

Coventry’s Cycle Speedway’s popular Dirt Bike Club sessions, which take place on Saturday mornings, return this weekend. The coaching sessions take place at Bretford Playing Fields at 10am – 11:30am and cost £1.50 with 50p bike hire, with a British Cycling qualified coach leading the activities. All are welcome to join the fun! Dirt Bike Club will continue each Saturday, except […]

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MATCH REPORT: Bees go down in exciting clash

The newly revived Brandon Bees Cycle Speedway team, enjoying a terrific comeback year, went down 104-70 in their latest away match at Leicester last Tuesday evening. It was the Bees first defeat in three matches. It was the Bees first visit to the supremely well-appointed East Midlands venue, with its superb race track, terracing, grandstand and other facilities. The match […]

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CLUB NEWS: 50+ home riders on show in Coventry’s Chris Allen Memorial

Cycle Speedway’s success story in Coventry will continue tomorrow afternoon (Sunday 16th October) at Hearsall Common, when newcomers from Nuneaton BMX club join the action in the Chris Allen Memorial trophy. For the first time in the competitions 46-year-old history, the event has been expanded to include no fewer than three junior categories – to cope with the current boom […]

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BLAST FROM THE PAST: Champion team Whoberley Witches re-united

Coventry’s only British team champions – the Whoberley Witches – were reunited at the Coventry junior finals day at Bretford Playing Fields last Sunday. Five members of the Witches looked on as the present day Coventry `skid kids` raced for individual glory. Ex Coventry Bees Speedway star Frank Smith, Roger Adams, Ray Dennis, Witches captain Rob Hardie were joined by […]

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CLUB NEWS: Public Meeting called on future of “Dirt Bike Club”

A Public Meeting is to be staged in the Rugby area next week to discuss the future of the hugely popular “Dirt Bike Club” – which has proved a massive hit with Rugby youngsters this summer. Youngsters have been flocking to the Saturday morning bike club in increasing numbers since the club was launched in early July. The Dirt Bike […]

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MATCH REPORT: Brandon’s new stars shine in Coventry Junior Championships

The staging of the biggest Coventry junior Cycle Speedway finals at Bretford Playing Fields last Sunday has been hailed a great success – and there were shocks galore on-track with the fledgling host club providing two age group category champions. Heavy overnight rain gave way to a fine sunny day as the biggest local entry list for 40 years assembled […]

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CLUB NEWS: Brandon set for biggest ever Coventry Juniors Final

Brandon Bees stage the biggest Cycle Speedway meeting held in the Rugby area for nearly half a century this Sunday (11th September) with its promotion of the Coventry Junior Individual Finals, commencing at 2pm. The finals, sponsored by Inspire Insurance, will go-ahead at the newly revived Cycle Speedway track in Bretford Playing Fields, Brandon Road, Bretford (CV23 OLA) after an […]

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CLUB NEWS: Inspire Insurance step up to sponsor Coventry Juniors

Inspire Insurance, a national company, are to sponsor the Coventry Junior Finals this Sunday 11th September at the Brandon Bees track (2pm start). The company are making a sizable cash injection. The sponsorship puts the finishing touches on the biggest Coventry junior finals day for many years. The sport is currently thriving in the Godiva city, with over 75 riders […]

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WANTED: Coventry & Brandon Appeal for Donated Bikes & Bikes For Sale

Due to their popular club nights and Dirt Bike Club sessions, Coventry and Brandon are appealing for donated cycle speedway bikes. A message from both clubs can be seen below. Dear Cycle Speedway colleague, This is an appeal from Coventry and Brandon clubs for donated bikes and bikes for sale. We urgently need donated bikes to cope with demand at […]

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MATCH REPORT: Debut delight for young Monarchs

Birmingham Monarchs youngsters took a narrow win at the relaunched Brandon club near Rugby last Tuesday evening. Brandon had a team of newcomers, whilst the Monarchs gave debuts to two recent recruits, Jamie Breen and Zain Aslan, plus team places for peripheral junior riders. Already missing Emily Pitt due to an ankle injury, a heat one fall for Birmingham’s newest recruit, Zain […]

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CLUB NEWS: Dirt Bike Club takes off as interest soars

Interest in a new Saturday morning cycling club near Rugby has been so great that organizers are already planning to extend it beyond its original six-week run. The “Dirt Bike Club”, held at the Brandon Bees Cycle Speedway track in Bretford Playing Fields, aims to introduce young people to the thrills and spills of Cycle Speedway – Britain’s most exciting […]

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CLUB NEWS: “On your bike!” as Dirt Bike Club makes successful start

A brand new Saturday morning cycle attraction for young people in Rugby and East Warwickshire made a highly successful start last Saturday with over 20 riders turning out at the Brandon Bees track in Bretford Playing Fields. The `Dirt Bike Club`, which aims to attract young people to have a go at the fast and exciting sport of Cycle Speedway […]

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DRAW: Brandon Clubman’s trophy

Nearly reformed Brandon Bees host their “Clubman’s Trophy” at Brentford Playing fields tonight. The match starts at 7:30pm and features many of the “club men” from around the Midlands (and beyond!). Full line-up in draw order: 1 Dan Drewett (Coventry) 2 Ray Oliver (Coventry) 3 Dave Frith (Leicester) 4 Joe Andrews (Coventry) 5 Adam Tipton (Wednesfield Aces) 6 Ollie Morris […]

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CLUB NEWS: Boom leads to junior expansion for Coventry

One of Coventry’s most successful amateur sports clubs have announced a summer long expansion to its hugely popular junior section – helped by the national boom in cycling. Coventry Cycle Speedway club, based at Hearsall Common in Earlsdon, are to introduce extra Saturday morning “come and try it” sessions aimed at newcomers, starting on Saturday 9th July. And, in a […]

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