MATCH REPORT: Sheffield record big win over Glasgow

The curtain came down on the North and Scotland League, with Glasgow Cyclones the visitors at Sheffield’s Cookson Park raceway. Conditions were perfect, a day of heavy rain left the track surface very grippy (which the Sheffield riders would exploit), and the warm sunshine almost made it seem like a spring day. Glasgow arrived with number one rider Andy MacDougal […]

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MATCH REPORT: CS Cup Final

Prayers were answered at Harbourside Park as the skies cleared after 36 hours of wet and windy weather, just in time for the start of the eagerly awaited 2018 CS Cup Final – the blue ribbon event in the revamped racing calendar. The four regional play-off winners jointly tracked 36 riders with each team split into two, based on grading […]

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MATCH REPORT: HSBC UK Supertrax Women’s League Final Round

The finale of the 2018 HSBC UK Supertrax Womens League saw South Coast club Poole have the most success at Sheffield’s Cookson Park raceway. The racing split into Senior and Intermediate categories, with both pairs and individual competition taking place. Lots were drawn to find who would partner whom, with Poole duo of Macie Schmidt and Maddie Saunders paired together. The team-mates had […]

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MATCH REPORT: Success for Newport’s Under 12’s

Newport Cycle Speedway Club’s under 12’s team took on their counterparts Southampton at Newport’s sports village, and were victorious by 66 points to 64. On the day cycling’s top road racers sped into Newport to contest the Tour of Britain, it was cycling’s grassroots that impressed the local crowd awaiting Geraint Thomas’s return. Newports Sam Marsh won the last race […]

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MATCH REPORT: British Under 16 Girls & Junior Finals at Sheffield

GIRLS UNDER 16 FINAL 1. Emily Burgess (Astley & Tyldesley) 16 2. Maddie Saunders (Poole) 15 3. Georgia Burt (Wednesfield) 13 (after run off) Sophia Sinclair-Black 13, Gemma Hill (Ipswich) 13, Honey Whitehead (Leicester)10, Amy Baynes (Coventry) 9, Leah Horton (Exeter) 9, Anna Tuttle (Poole) 8. The final was raced in heavy rain, and produced the same 1-2 (with the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Two last heat deciders at a wet Redbraes

Sheffield’s trips to Edinburgh are usually met with wet conditions and a defeat, except for 2017 when the Stars pulled off a shock win. This year was no different. A heavy downpour before and during the matches made conditions very difficult and led to a lot of mopping up in between races. Both teams were missing riders, both the two sets present put […]

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MATCH REPORT: Three convincing wins for Team Green over Hull

North & Scotland League champions Astley & Tyldesley raced to a convincing 111-63 win over Hull in Sunday’s Division 1 match at Gin Pit. The visitors turned up with just five riders, but three times British Champion Andy Angell won four of his six races, with good support from Nathan Everett, who was also a race winner. These two ensured that there […]

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MATCH REPORT: Team Green win North & Scotland League Division 1

Astley & Tyldesley are the 2018 North & Scotland League Division 1 champions! A&T raced at Sheffield this afternoon, with half of the regular riders missing from each of the three teams, due mainly to holidays. Despite this, A&T’s squad strength in depth saw wins in both the Division 1 and 3 matches, and the Division 2 match fulfilled without conceding […]

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MATCH REPORT: Eurovets at Exeter

The Euro-vets GP Series hit Devon this weekend, with Exeter staging an entertaining afternoon of veteran racing. It was the new European veteran Champion Craig Marchant who completed a great week by topping the score-chart, before winning the Over-40’s Final from Birmingham’s Mark Winwood. Marchant’s only defeat of the afternoon came at the hands of Northumbria’s Jason Keith who rode […]

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