MATCH REPORT: Pinnacle of Women’s Team racing in Ipswich

Sunday saw the second round of the Supertrax Women’s League and it didn’t disappoint, spectators witnessed some fantastic team racing from all three teams. A depleted South West & Wales side with only six riders had to compete against a full strength North & Scotland/South East & East team and the Midlands, as always, strong throughout, even though they were missing Lucy Whitehead. […]

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MATCH REPORT: Midlands gather momentum in Sheffield

Round two of Cycle Speedway commissions’ new initiative, the Supertrax Battle of Britain series arrived at Cookson Park, Sheffield, and did not disappoint. With Sheffield’s vice chair Rob Mawhood commenting afterwards: “If this is what the Battle of Britain series delivers, then every club should want to be part of it.” A week of rain had left the track in the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Supertrax Battle of Britain huge success at Horspath

A well prepared circuit, excellent catering facilities in addition to an informative match day magazine and the scene was set for the eagerly awaited event. Two evenly balanced teams contested the elite junior class, with neither side gaining a maximum heat advantage prior to the interval stage, which saw the host region holding a slender two point margin. However with the visitors unbeaten “trump […]

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MATCH REPORT: Osborne takes major honours in East Anglian Championships

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators staged the East Anglian Championships at the Memorial Playing Field with the track in excellent condition for racing. Although entrants were lower than expected, some excellent racing transpired, no more so than in the Senior event, which also provided Hethersett with their only success. Dan Chambers and Olly Buxton were involved in a three-way tie for third place […]

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MATCH REPORT: North West Youth League great success at Gin Pit

46 riders competed at Astley and Tyldesley on Saturday morning, in the first of the six rounds of the North West Youth League, which welcomes riders from other cycling clubs. The riders enjoyed a thirty minutes coaching session taken by A&T Coach Will Evans, before embarking on racing. Early morning bright sunshine made way for a steady drizzle by the end […]

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RESULTS: SE&E extend their lead in Battle of Britain series

The South East and East region extended their lead in the Battle of Britain elite men class after beating South West and Wales at Horspath. The elite juniors saw the result reversed, with the South West and Wales getting their first points on the board. The Midlands also made it two out of two in the elite junior class after […]

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SUPERTRAX PREVIEW: The battle continues in round 2…

Sheffield, Horspath (Oxford) and Ipswich host this weekend’s elite Cycle Speedway Supertrax action, in round two of the Battle of Britain and Women’s League. The North and Scotland sit on top of the elite men standings after a surprise win in the first round against the South West and Wales, who’s late withdrawals scuppered their hopes of taking away the […]

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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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BATTLE OF BRITAIN: Cookson Park the venue for N&S v Midlands

Sheffield host this Sunday’s Supertrax Battle of Britain Round 2 at Cookson Park, off Halliwell Crescent, S5 8LY. The Stars’ Graves track, which traditionally hosted big meetings like previous Elite League matches, was taken out of action in 2015 due to building work at the neighbouring sports centre. The Graves is still intact but not quite ready to host elite racing, so […]

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COACHING: Three more coaches join CS coaching ranks

On Sunday 14 May, East Park Wolves provided their facilities for British Cycling to run a Cycle Speedway specific coaching course for three club coaches from Wednesfield, East Park and Birmingham. Rob Mace from British Cycling put the three coaches through an intense coaching course, using East Park Riders and two Birmingham riders of all ages. Five hours of training with the […]

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