CLUB NEWS: Bury celebrate unbeaten Division 2 success

The ongoing development plan put together and implemented by the Bury coaching staff over the last three years is really coming into its own this season. The Bury Division 2 team have gone from strength to strength in 2016. Starting way back in March and culminating in October with an undefeated run on the way to being crowned Northern League Division […]

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CLUB NEWS: John Whiting Appreciation Event a huge success

Bury Cycle Speedway’s Goshen circuit looked like a living history of Cycle Speedway, as some of the true greats from the sport’s past took to their bikes, mixing with the north’s young and not so young current riders. The occasion was the John Whiting Appreciation Event, which proved not only a fitting tribute to the rider, referee, secretary, team manager, […]

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CLUB NEWS: Panthers win exciting Kesgrave SPARK League

The final round of the Kesgrave SPARK League for juniors took place at the weekend, with all five teams in with a chance of overall victory.  A hard fought win eventually went to the Panthers (blue) by one point from the Pumas (black) in second. Leading coming into the final round, the unfortunate Jaguars (pink) were missing two key riders […]

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CLUB NEWS: Newport take the Rosebowl

Newport “Dig It Landscapes” Cycle Speedway team have won the coveted South and South Wales Rosebowl competition, after beating Swindon, Exeter and Hellingly in a well contested meeting at Marsh Barton, Exeter. Newport suffered a tapes exclusion in their second race, but this did not effect them a great deal, as wins from Carmichael, Harrold, Davies and Bennett gave them an […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hellingly look to raise funds for 70th anniversary celebrations

Hellingly Lions are looking to raise money for their 70th anniversary celebrations, due to take place in Sussex next year. Chairman Barry Carpenter, has written to local councillors and sports groups appealing for help to raise money for the big weekend: Dear Sirs, Hellingly Lions cycle speedway club are 70 years old next year, with the club formed in the winter […]

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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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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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CLUB NEWS: Wells, Buxton and Chambers represent Hawks

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators had three riders competing at Poole on Sunday to try and qualify for Monday’s British Finals at Exeter. Owen Wells came through and gave a good account of himself in the Under-16 final finishing 13th with 9 points. In the Open semi-finals, Olly Buxton missed out by one point and Dan Chambers by two, but following withdrawals on […]

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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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CLUB NEWS: Riders flock to Coventry tracks

One of Cycle Speedway`s leading clubs has seen interest rocket this season, with increasing numbers of adults, youngsters and volunteers attracted to the thrills and spills of the sport. The Coventry Cycle Speedway club, who relentlessly promote the sport, have seen all their hard work rewarded after putting club night sessions, dynamic new recruitment concepts and sustained promotion at the […]

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CLUB NEWS: Jack Murray wins A&T “Summer of Cycling” Go-Ride Grand Prix

Astley & Tyldesley staged a British Cycling Summer of Cycling event at the Gin Pit cycle speedway track on Tuesday evening. On a bright warm evening, 15 riders took part, including 6 newcomers. The event staged was the 4th and final round of the A&T Go-Ride Grand Prix series. This round’s theme featured an “Olympic” three team match, held after […]

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