BATTLE OF BRITAIN: Under 14’s allowed to take part

Due to Covid-19 still having an impact on the number of riders available, British Cycling have made the decision to allow riders in the Under-14 category to compete in this Sundays Junior Battle of Britain and Junior Individual GP at Wednesfield. This means that all riders born 2003-2008 are eligible to compete in the event this year. This is an […]

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OBITUARY: Stuart Howarth

33/18 News has learnt that Stuart Howarth, long time chairman of the Bury club and father to Neil Howarth, has died. Neil posted this statement on Facebook’s “I was (or still am) a Cycle Speedway rider” page: “Some of the Cycle Speedway family are already aware that my dad, Stuart Howarth, long time Chairman of Bury Cycle Speedway, died last Thursday, […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hull victory all but secures back to back titles

Hull won round five of the Yorkshire League at their home circuit, to more or less confirm back to back titles. Should Sheffield win the final round at the Cookson track they would finish on level match points, Hull though have a commanding 17 point lead on race points.Hull scored four maximum seven point heat scores, including an important heat […]

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MATCH REPORT: North & Scotland League Play-off finals

Report by Rob Mawhood The 2021 season was restructured due to Covid, splitting the league into three regions, Scotland, Lancashire and Yorkshire. The winners and runners up taking part in the play off finals at Bury’s Goshen track. DIVISION ONE This was the closest contested final of the afternoon, each team missing influential rlders. Sheffield were the least affected, going […]

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MATCH REPORT: European Club Championship day 3

Report by Mike Hack, Photos courtesy of the Polish Federation President Marcin Niedzielski MS Slask Swietochlowice, of Poland, are the new European Cycle Speedway Club Champions! They took their victory after beating Torun, Horspath and Gniezno in the Grand Final at the TSZ Torun track in Poland.The match was closely contested, particularly early on. After three rounds of races, Swietochlowice, […]

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MATCH REPORT: European Club Championship day 2

Report by Mike Hack Day 2 of the European Cycle Speedway Club Championships saw all twelve teams racing their second group qualifying matches, at the TSZ Torun track in Poland. Wroclaw took a convincing win in match D, with Swietochlowice finishing three points clear of Kaszczorek for second place, and Poczesna a distant fourth. Mateusz Pacek and Bartosz Grabowski both […]

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MATCH REPORT: European Club Championships Day 1

Report by Mike Hack Day 1 of the European Cycle Speedway Club Championships saw all twelve teams racing at the new Kaszczorek track in the Polish city of Torun.Swietochlowice took the win in match A, finishing three points clear of Torun, with Leszno third and Poczesna a distant fourth. No rider raced unbeaten, with Swietochlowice’s Dawid Zajac top scoring with […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks tactical excellence sees them defeat Stars

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES gave one of their best team performances for many a year when they were excellent tactically in defeating neighbours Norwich Stars by 11 points. The first half saw the Hawks build up a 12-point lead thanks to five heat wins and in the second half they saw off a mini revival from the Stars. […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hull staging Derek Hilton Memorial meeting

The Hull club are staging a Derek Hilton memorial meeting at The Hessle Raceway on Saturday September 25th. The program includes racing for Hull’s under 10’s (12 noon), and open meetings for under 14’s (1pm), veteran’s (40+) (2-30pm) and open (4pm). Places are available for the under 14’s and veterans meetings – please contact Everettnathan37@gmail.com Derek was instrumental in setting […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: The weekend’s action

Another busy weekend of Cycle Speedway action kicks off on Saturday with the latest round of the Suffolk Grand Prix for Under 7’s & Under 9’s at Somersham starting at 10am. There are 2 British Youth & Junior League Regional Rounds also taking place on Saturday. In the Midlands Wednesfield stage their round which was postponed in June whilst the […]

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OBITUARY: Samuel Bentley

33/18 News has learnt of the sad news that Wednesfield club member Samuel Bentley passed away in The Manor Hospital, Walsall on Wednesday 18th August. Samuels daughter Jenna published the following statement on Facebook: “My mom myself and family would like to say a massive thank you for all the nice words, support, flowers and cards my mom is overwhelmed. […]

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