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: Hawks resilient but Eagles play it cool

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators had a weakened team against a full-strength champions, Ipswich, but competed very well in the first half, with Dan Chambers and Dan Butler notably impressive. The Hawks were pleased with this effort to trail by just four points at the break. After the interval, a first-bend mistake let in Ipswich for a 7-3 win and they just played the […]

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FEATURE: GCSE in Cycle Speedway

Meet Ethan Mitchell, the first person (soon) with a formal academic qualification in CS! Ethan applied through the GCSE “Meeting Local Needs” process to study Cycle Speedway as one of his four PE practicals, providing a suggested syllabus suggested by coaches at Ipswich Eagles. The examining body accepted the syllabus and Ipswich offered free coaching to all GCSE PE students […]

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CLUB NEWS: Brother and sister on the podium in Suffolk

It’s a family affair in Suffolk with Kesgrave’s Charlie Parr dominating to become the 2016 Suffolk U9 champion and his sister, Lily, taking third spot on the podium behind Magnus Vincent also of Kesgrave. Charlie, who was Suffolk U8 champion in 2015, has had another successful year being a member of the Kesgrave U10 team which won the British Club championship […]

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CS ELITE LEAGUE PREVIEW: Drop everything and go to Ashmore Park on Sunday

This Sunday welcomes the concluding Round 10 of the British Cycling CS Elite League series. Come 4pm, will the champions be crowned or will it be heading for a play off? League leaders Horspath travel to Wolverhampton, where they face closest rivals, Wednesfield Aces at Ashmore Park. If you have no plans on Sunday, this is where you want to be heading, as an […]

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CS ELITE LEAGUE ROUND UP: Hammers win, Aces lose, one of three could still win the title

Reigning Elite League champions, Wednesfield Aces’ title hopes were dealt a significant blow this weekend, after losing out to bottom of the table Poole at Harbourside Park. The home side secured their second win of the season, after initially falling behind to the champions. Youngsters, Jay Briggs and Wil Bristowe, turned the tide against strong opposition to pull the scores back, […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hethersett take advantage of under strength Whirlwinds

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators entertained reigning South East champions Ipswich Whirlwinds and came out on top in a match between two under-strength teams. Indeed the Whirlwinds had to race with a rider short and that proved their undoing as the Hawks rode sensibly to capitalise on any weaknesses. Heat 3 gave Hethersett the lead when Harley Hamill and Leigh Cossey engineered […]

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DRAWS: British Team KO Cup – Semi Finals at Horspath

The draw has been made for the British Team KO Cup Semi Finals. The Semis and Grand Final take place at Horspath on Sunday 11th September 2016. Birmingham take on Ipswich in the first semi final at 11. Birmingham will be looking to make the final again this year at Ipswich’s expense. The Eagle’s are performing well in the Elite […]

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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs are no match for youthful Eagles as Ipswich progress to KO Cup Semi Finals

Without any weak links in their youthful line up Ipswich proved too strong for a spirited Leicester side. The Monarchs kept the scores close until a heat seven exclusion to the otherwise unbeaten Hemsley opened up the visitors advantage to nine points, a similar fate befell Frith in the pre-interval race, albeit in more controversial circumstances. With the match appearing […]

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BYJL: Results from National Round 3 at Astley & Tyldesley

Astley & Tyldesley hosted National Round 3 of the British Youth & Junior League series at Gin Pit on Sunday. A superb day’s racing took place, with 86 riders in action. Poole took their third successive win in this series. Wednesfield’s Brandon Whetton twice lowered the track record in the u-17 match, after A&T’s Ciaran Collins did in his first […]

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