TEAM GB: GB Cycle Speedway World Championships team training begins

Over 50 junior, senior, women and veteran riders turned up to the Great Britain training camp at Willenhall E-ACT Academy in Walsall on Sunday. All the GB managers were in attendance, as was coach Stuart Raven. The day consisted of team building events including the biggest game of dodgeball, cardio workouts and nutritional seminars. It gave everybody who is hoping to […]

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ICSF WORLDS 2017: Veterans test matches confirmed

The thriving Veterans scene received a boost this month, after British Cycling’s request to the ICSF to include a Veterans Australia v Great Britain test match series was approved. Following members of the Veterans community indicated a willingness to race on both sides of the world, a formal approach to the BC CS commission was made and then ratified, before going […]

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SKY SPORTS: Cycle Speedway on Sky Sports this evening

Cycle Speedway will make a long awaited return to national television screens tonight on Sky Sports, when edited highlights of the third and deciding Test match featuring Great Britain V Australia are shown from Hearsall Common, Coventry. The action will be beamed across the nation as the two teams, level pegging going into the match, decide one of the most fiercely […]

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PREVIEW: 2016 ICSF European Cycle Speedway Championships

South coast clubs, Poole and Southampton host the ICSF 2016 Cycle Speedway European Championships this weekend, where a full three day feast of explosive action awaits the large crowds expected. The championships largely feature individual events, but we will see Team GB back in action Friday evening in a test match against Poland in Southampton, which represents new manager, Lee […]

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NEWS: Aris takes over as Team GB manager

British Cycling have announced international manager appointments have now been made for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Unfortunately, not all roles have been filled, highlighting the worrying downward trend of volunteers across the sport. Lee Aris is taking over management of Team GB from Dave Murphy, with a special eye on the 2017 tour in Australia. Geoff Gamage stays on as Women’s […]

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NEWS: Vicky Brown and Team GB up for “Ride of the Year” award

World Women’s champion, Vicky Brown and the Men’s and Women’s Great Britain squads are shortlisted for the “Ride of the Year” award on the British Cycling website. They face stiff competition against the likes of Road’s Lizzie Armitstead, Track’s Laura Trott and BMX’s Liam Phillips. Brown stormed her way to the World title at Wednesfield in August, as well as collecting […]

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MATCH REPORT: Record crowds as GB win thriller

Coventry Cycle Speedway club staged their biggest ever meeting on Thursday evening at Hearsall Common as Great Britain came from behind in thrilling style to clinch the three match series by 97-80. Huge volunteer commitment from Coventry club members at the Hearsall Common track all week, a hige profile publicity campaign and sizable sponsorship all paid-off in spectacular fashion – […]

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