MATCH REPORT: Fireworks at Hearsall Common as Coventry take third victory

Coventry XL Motors Sabres took their third win of the season against Leicester on Sunday, their best start for some years in the Midland League. The match threatened to fall foul of a heavy downpour over night, leaving the track completely saturated. But a team of volunteers managed to deliver an excellent race surface that held up well all day. […]

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MATCH REPORT: Coventry go down fighting

Coventry XL Motors Sabres Cycle Speedway fought all the way against their local rivals Birmingham Monarchs in their first Midland League home match of the season on Sunday, but ultimately succumbed to the strength of their neighbours. Despite the weather bringing many challenges over the winter, the track was in supreme condition and provided some excellent racing by both sides, […]

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MATCH REPORT: Coventry cap off excellent weekend at East Park

Coventry XL Motors Sabres took 24 riders to contest three divisions of Midland League racing at East Park, Wolverhampton yesterday afternoon. The first team registered their biggest win to date against the hard working Wolves, with Jake White starring for the home side. The Sabres took a 63-117 victory with new signing Jim Bailey and skipper Myke Grimes racing unbeaten […]

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MATCH REPORT: Barlow and Turnbull take Coventry spoils

The curtain came down on a fantastic 2017 season at Hearsall Common this afternoon, with Coventry’s Kyle Barlow and Bury’s Adam Turnbull taking the senior and U16s Chris Allen Memorial titles respectively. Barlow jetted to an impressive 20 point maximum with a fine display of gating and passing in the annual individual competition, held in the memorial of the late […]

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MATCH REPORT: Honours even between Sheffield and Coventry

The honours were shared when Sheffield raced an Inter-City Challenge Match against the Coventry Sabres at Cookson Park. The Stars winning the first team match, with the Sabres cutting down a youthful Stars in the second team match. Both teams featured guest riders from Stockport in the first team match. Ben Higham and Devon Campbell lining up in the Stars […]

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MATCH REPORT: Wednesfield supreme in inaugural CS Cup Playoff Final

Wednesfield Aces delivered a cool, calmed and collected performance in the inaugural CS Cup Play Off Grand Final, in a hugely successful day at Coventry in front of a healthy crowd. Heavy rain gave the host club plenty to do prior to the meeting, but their hard work paid off as they delivered a super fast track and the racing […]

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TV: Myke Grimes and Coventry Cycle Speedway featured on Midlands Today this evening

2017 British Champion, Myke Grimes, will be talking to Nick Clitheroe from BBC Midlands Today from 6:30pm this evening. The BBC presenter came along to Coventry’s popular club night last Wednesday to talk to the Coventry skipper about the British final and all things Cycle Speedway, scoring the club a hat trick of excellent video coverage for the club in […]

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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs hold off Coventry challenge

The Birmingham Monarchs wrapped up their league programme by taking victory in the 1st division match over Coventry, although both 2nd and 3rd division teams fell to defeats. Four riders who were successful podium finishers in last weekends British Championships were on show at Perry Bar, including Open Champion Myke Grimes. Nick Yarworth from British Cycling was also on hand […]

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WATCH: Coventry Cycle Speedway promoting HSBC UK City Ride

British Cycling came along to Coventry’s club night session yesterday evening, to film promotional material for the up coming HSBC UK City Ride, in Coventry, on Sunday 17 September 2017. Presenter, Callum O’Toole, caught up with Great Britain rider and Coventry coach, Myke Grimes, on an introduction to Cycle Speedway and the positives of bringing the City Ride to Coventry. […]

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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs silence Sabres with experienced display at Hearsall Common

Multiple costly exclusions prevented Coventry Sabres from picking up points in the Midland League on Sunday afternoon at home to Leicester Monarchs. Led by skipper and British number two Myke Grimes, the Sabres were made to rue a pair of exclusions for moving at the gate and two more for on track incidents. An experienced Monarchs side took charge of […]

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