MATCH REPORT: Much improved Coventry come close

Coventry Sabres came close to registering an unlikely victory against Birmingham Monarchs on Sunday, losing out by six points after leading the meeting for the majority of the second half. After impressing in training, Cameron Gill was called up to the first team and Coventry welcomed back Dominik Rycharski and Kyle Roberts. Coventry’s Jimmy Wassall is still sidelined with a […]

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NEWS: BBC One feature put back a week

BBC Sport presenter, Mike Bushell, has been in touch with Coventry Cycle Speedway today to inform the club he’s decided to put the Cycle Speedway feature on BBC One Breakfast back to next weekend (6 May). The popular presenter said: “What a sport. Thanks so much for a brilliant filming evening. Really enjoyed it and thanks to everyone. “I’ve decided to save […]

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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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MATCH REPORT: A day to forget for Coventry

Coventry Sabres suffered a heavy away defeat at the hands of Leicester Monarchs in their opening Midland League encounter at Slater Street. The home side rested Craig Marchant and ex-Coventry man Dave Frith, while Norman Venson was ill, yet they still over powered their opposition. Coventry captain, Myke Grimes was the only rider able to match Leicester’s fire power and took their […]

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MATCH REPORT: Stoke take the fight to Coventry

Newly reformed Stoke Cycle Speedway produced a fighting performance against Coventry, with a full team of new riders, in a challenge match on a beautiful hot day at Etruria Park. The fresh looking home side were missing the experienced trio of Simon Munden, Errol Thaw and Leighton Bates, with the latter taking up referee duties. Coventry fielded a near full strength side, […]

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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: Newport return favour against Coventry

Coventry Sabres lost to South West and Wales Division One champions, Newport, at Hearsall Common yesterday, by 99-80. A much stronger Newport outfit, differing from the first leg at the Olympic Sports Village two weeks ago, made the journey from South Wales, with Team GB members Mark Carmichael and Jack Harrold both in the line up. British champion, Ben Mould […]

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MATCH REPORT: Mixed fortunes in season opener for Coventry

Coventry Cycle Speedway had mixed fortunes in their first home encounter of the season, with the first team losing out in a challenge match to Manchester side Astley & Tyldesley, while the second team took victory against local neighbours Birmingham. Astley fielded a strong team led by the former European champion, Damian Zareba, with solid back up form Reece Pollitt […]

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MATCH REPORT: Coventry enjoy challenge success

Coventry Cycle Speedway Club travelled to the Newport Sports Village on a very cold, wet and windy afternoon on Sunday, for their first pre-season friendly against Newport, and came away with a moral boosting win by 88-92. The home side rested first team regulars, Adam Bennett, Chris Davies and Dale Clark, while Mark Carmichael was unavailable, but Birmingham’s Mark Winwood took […]

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ROUND UP: Read and Whitehead winners in explosive Indoor Championships

Stockport’s Jake Read and Leicester’s Lucy Whitehead were the big winners in this weekend’s 2016 season British Indoor Cycling Speedway Championships, while Wednesfield did the double in the team event, taking both senior and junior titles. Indoor specialist, Jake Read was in scintillating form throughout the open event, making light work of his semi final and securing two second places off […]

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