CLUB NEWS: Pirates at Harbourside!

Poole recently played  hosts to the “Pirates” at Harbourside recently – but not the speedway variety! Solent Pirates Youth Cycling Club, who are based at Thorney Island near Portsmouth, came along with a group of their riders for a taster session at Baiter Park, with the emphasis on fun and enjoyment. It wasn’t long before they were joined by some of the […]

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CLUB NEWS: It’s electric at East Park

On Saturday, East Park riders and volunteers spent 4 hours installing an electric supply to their new Portacabin. It was a group effort, which involved digging a trench cutting across the concrete to install the 70 meters of armoured cable. With very successful club nights, East Park is still going from strength to strength, and they have added another level 2 […]

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GALLERY: See photos from BBC Sport’s Mike Bushell visiting Hearsall Common

Coventry Cycle Speedway had a fantastic night at Club Night on Wednesday 26 April, when BBC Sport’s Mike Bushell visited for a taste of Cycle Speedway racing. Led by head coach and Team GB rider, Myke Grimes, Bushell received some introductory tips before taking to the track to race alongside Team GB captain, Paul Heard. Bushell and his helpful crew interviewed […]

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CLUB NEWS: Bury back on track

Sunday 5th March was a lovely bright day first thing, and went down hill from there, with rain pouring down by the time Bury’s training session began at Goshen. Nevertheless, with the many weeks spent working on the track surface and drains, the surface was quite good with no large puddles, which provided a firm and fast circuit for the […]

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CLUB NEWS: A&T bolster squad during winter break

A&T have signed four riders during the winter transfer window. First in were the father and son duo of Charles and Duncan Whalley, from Bury. Following them was Scottish international, Kyle Holland (pictured left with A&T’s Radek Handke), from Sheffield, quickly followed by veteran racer, Mick Knowles, who has signed from Heckmondwike. The signings will bolster A&T’s squad to race in […]

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CLUB NEWS: Police fund to boost Monarchs future

The Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway club have successfully gained funding from the Active Citizens Fund through the Police and Crime Commission and West Midlands Police (WMPCC). This will enable the club to carry out much needed work. Committee members met with Sargeant Andy Holder of Perry Barr and Oscott Police last week to discuss the plans for the year. Club […]

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CLUB NEWS: Birmingham’s Indoor defence ends in Semi Finals

The Birmingham Monarchs senior team missed out on defending their team title, after failing to come through the tough second semi final qualifier in Coventry, during the weekends British Indoor Championships. The quartet of Chris Timms, Ricki Johnson, Scott Millward and Nathan Groves got beaten into third place to see all hopes of a successful title defence ended.  Winners of that semi […]

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CLUB NEWS: Stoke make senior return at British Indoor Finals

Cycle Speedway has received a pre-Christmas boost with the news that Stoke Cycle Speedway team are to ride in their first senior event for four years. A team from Stoke have been cleared to enter the 2016 British Indoor Finals at Coventry`s Sports Connexion on 7th and 8th January 2017. Stoke supremo Avon Allcock is finalizing details after British Cycling`s […]

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CLUB NEWS: A&T stage successful presentation night

Astley & Tyldesley Cycling Club staged their 26th annual Presentation and Social event at Gin Pit on Sunday afternoon. Around 70 people attended an excellent afternoon’s social, with 59 rider awards and 23 volunteer awards presented on the day. The awards were presented by current Liverpool FC U23 player and former England U16 football captain, Adam Phillips, a former A&T rider. […]

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