NEWS: Phased return for Cycle Speedway

Tarn Fynn has been in touch to share the latest guidance enabling competitive events to go ahead from the 1st August. This information may already have been sent out via another mailing list, however he wanted to clarify the headline points which apply to Cycle Speedway specifically. This is detailed in the guidance document, and anyone considering running a competitive […]

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OBITUARY: Gerald Sedgeley

33/18 News has received the sad news that Gerald Sedgeley, Birmingham Lions stalwart of the 1950’s, died last weekend. Gerald was the last survivor of the great Birmingham Lions team of the 1950’s and was Birmingham Senior Champion in 1959 Condolences go out to his friends and family from everyone in Cycle Speedway as well as all at 33/18 News

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NEWS: Official announcement from the ICSF

International Cycle Speedway Federation secretary Mike Hack has been in touch with a statement regarding the International calendar and age eligibility for the 2021 World Championships in Australia, the latter being as they would have been if the Championships had been taking place this November. The full statement is below and is in English as well as Polish: I am […]

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NEWS: Poole set to get long-term boost

Poole Cycle Speedway Club is set to be handed a boost over long-term security for its track at Harbourside Park. Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council is currently considering offering the club a 25-year lease of the facility whicjh has been the club’s home since 1980 and has hosted National & International meetings. A public consultation is required before the formal […]

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NEWS: Updates from British Cycling

Tarn Fynn has been in touch with an update from British Cycling: “A quick update from a British Cycling point of view, before I return to furlough for another four weeks tomorrow. A return to activity guidance document is due to be published this month, along with Covid-19 specific risk assessments, with the aim for some activity to resume on […]

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NEWS: British Cycling release statement on suspension

British Cycling have released a statement regarding the suspension of all cycling activity, including cycle speedway. The statement is below: Suspension of sanctioned cycling activityAll sanctioned cycling activity is currently suspended until 30 June 2020. While many of you have been enjoying the opportunity to ride recreationally, we appreciate that the cycling community is looking for direction and certainty on […]

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OBITUARY: RIP Brian Herd

Following the sad news of the death of Mick Harley on 4th May, 33/18 News has learned that Brian Herd, father of 1993 World Champion Tony Herd, has passed away following a battle with cancer. Here is how the Salisbury club reported the news on their Facebook page: It is with heavy hearts that a long term Salisbury member has […]

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OBITUARY: Gordon Day

33/18 News has learnt of the sad news of the passing of Gordon Day on Thursday May 14th following a short non-coronavirus related illness. He had several medical issues but despite the best efforts of his doctors at Poole Hospital he did not respond to treatment.Gordon had a long association with cycle speedway in the Poole & Bournemouth area and […]

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RESULTS ARCHIVE: Help needed

Steve Copping is currently working to try and bring the Results Archive section of the website up to date but there are several gaps which Steve would like to fill. The information required is listed below: British Individual FinalsJUNIORRefeee for the 1973 event plus Full scores from the 2016 & 2017 events UNDER 16’S1982 & 1985- Referees for both events […]

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