EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Further Details announced

International Cycle Speedway Federation secretary Mike Hack has been in touch with the following details regarding the European Cycle Speedway Championships to be staged from Friday 29th July-Sunday 31st July:

Six competitions will be held over the weekend: Open, Women, Veterans and Junior Individual Championships as well as Open and Junior Nations Cup Finals.

The provisional schedule is:
Friday 29th July – Individual Qualifying Rounds, at Astley & Tyldesley (M29 7DW) and Sheffield (Cookson Park) S5 8LY.
Saturday 30th July – Individual Semi-Finals and Nations Cup Finals, at Astley & Tyldesley.
Sunday 31 July – Individual Finals, at Astley & Tyldesley.

Individual Entry Forms
Entries can be made via this link:

Proof of age is required for all entries to age restricted competitions.
The closing date for entries to the Championships is Sunday 29 May 2022.
British Cycling and the Polish Federation are requested to forward all entry forms received, to the ICSF General Secretary, shortly after the closing date.
Entries from riders who are not British or Polish nationals should be returned directly to the ICSF General Secretary, before the closing date.

National Team Entries
British Cycling and the Polish Federation are requested to confirm team entries for the two Nations Cup matches to the ICSF General Secretary by Sunday 29 May 2022.

Official Hotel
The official hotel for the Championships weekend is the Holiday Inn Express, Leigh Sports Village, Sale Way, Leigh, Gt. Manchester, WN7 4JY.
The Championship organisers have arranged for 40 double/ twin rooms to be reserved for the use of Championship participants. The rooms will be reserved until three weeks before the start of the tournament. Any rooms remaining after Wednesday 6th July will be released for general sale. The 40 rooms are reserved for the nights of Thursday 28th, Friday 29th, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July, with the last guests to check out on Monday 1st August.
Price is £78 per room, including breakfast.
To make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly at or by phoning 0800 43 40 40 , (0044 800 43 40 40, if outside the UK).
When making a reservation, quote “Cycle Speedway Championships” with your application.
The hotel’s website is