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Speedway – Devils need league points to kick-start season

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Armadale Stellar Devils on Saturday (tapes up 2.30pm) entertain a club which epitomises the benefits of junior development.Belle Vue produced riders who have gone on to be world famous competitors like World champion Peter...

Speedway – Monarchs shoot down Eagles for major road win

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What the Fork Monarchs pulled off one of their most remarkable results for many years by winning 46-44 at Eastbourne, their first victory at Arlington Stadium.It certainly made the near 1,000 mile round trip...

Speedway – Monarchs late surge tames Lions

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What the Fork Monarchs produced a late surge to claim two 5-1 wins in heats 14 and 15 to run out 49-40 winners over champions Leicester Lions at Armadale.The Midlands-based combine actually enjoyed the...

Speedway – Monarchs confident ahead of champions visit

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The What the Fork Monarchs are in the unusual position of being unbeaten in the four matches staged so far this season.However, observers believe the squad are not firing on all cylinders so far....

Speedway – Berwick boss praises team effort despite defeat

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Berwick Bandits head for Poole on Wednesday after their 51-39 defeat at Plymouth Gladiators at the start of their Southern Tour, writes Lawrence Heppell.Bandits started well as Nikolaj Busk Jakobsen and his Berwick partner...

Speedway – impressive Monarchs cut down Diamonds

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What the Fork Monarchs controlled the second-leg in the first round in the Knockout Cup to end 52-38 victors on the day which meant an 18 point aggregate victory over Newcastle Diamonds.Monarchs built a...

Speedway – Monarchs hold slender lead against Diamonds

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What the Fork Monarchs defend a slender four-point lead when they travel to Brough Park to square-up to Newcastle Diamonds on Sunday (4pm) in the second-leg of their first round Knockout Cup tie.A strong...

Speedway – Bullets shot down despite maximum man Flint

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Leon Flint powered to a 15-point maximum but Berwick Bullets lost to Belle Vue Colts at the National Speedway Stadium.The Borders club went into the National Development League match having beaten track at...

Speedway – Harkess ‘disappointed’ after last heat slip up

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Edinburgh Monarchs won the final heat 4-2 to earn a 45-45 draw with battling Redcar Bears in their SGB Championship opener.Alex Harkess, Monarchs' team manager (pictured right), was disappointed that the home side didn't...

Speedway – Bandits mugged by stunning Brummies comeback

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Birmingham Brummies produced a stunning comeback to earn maximum league points from their season opener at Berwick.The Midlands outfit won 51-39 to earn their first professional level away success since September 2013, despite going...

Speedway – Bomber aims to shoot down Berwick Bandits

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Former Glasgow Tigers racer Chris Harris – nicknamed Bomber - will skipper Birmingham Brummies in tonight’s (SAT, 6.30pm) Championship opener at Berwick Bandits.The evergreen rider (pictured) takes over from James Shanes who skippered the...

Speedway – Monarchs bosses ‘excited’ about the future

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Stellar Devils and What The Fork Monarchs Promotion have hailed a devilishly good start to the 2021 speedway season.After much excitement and anticipation, the 2021 speedway season burst into life. John Campbell is enthused...

Speedway – team racing back at Armadale

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Speedway team racing returns to Armadale Stadium on Friday (7.30pm) for the first time since October 2019 when the Armadale Stellar Devils face Berwick Bullets in a National Development League (NDL) match.Berwick beat Devils...

Speedway – Bullets hit target at Berwick

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Berwick made a winning start in the clash of National Development League newcomers by defeating Armadale Stellar Devils 50-40 at Shielfield Park.Bullets’ heat-leaders won eight races between them with Kyle Bickley top-scoring with 12...

Speedway – Bullets aim to shoot down Armadale

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Scott Courtney (pictured) is eagerly looking forward to this weekend's opening of the 2021 speedway season, albeit strictly behind closed doors.Berwick Bandits boss is preparing for the visit of the Armadale Devils in the...

Speedway – Monarchs aim to develop raw local talent

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What The Fork Monarchs have announced a speedway academy to offer a pathway to becoming a professional speedway rider.Monarchs Speedway Academy will provide aspiring young riders with two youth tracks to stimulate their development.John...

Speedway – Bullets ready to fire for new season says skipper Flint

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Berwick Bullets and the Bandits Academy have taken to the track for the first time in a socially distanced, behind-closed-doors practice session.Lawrence Heppell, the club's press officer, said that all of the young men...

Speedway – Berwick getting ready for the speedway season

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It’s been all systems go at Shielfield Park as speedway edges closer to the start of the 2021 and major improvements and essential repairs have been completed. The work has included a new noise barrier around the...

Speedway – ‘world first’ claimed by Monarchs

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What The Fork Monarchs have introduced a speedway-world first on-demand subscription-based video service, EMTV+.Thanks to the thoroughly committed efforts over many years of club historian Mike Hunter and the Edinburgh Speedway Videos team, the...

Speedway – Masters leads new-look Monarchs

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Edinburgh What the Fork Monarchs have confirmed two newcomers in their team for the 2021 season which is expected to start in May, subject to Scottish Government restrictions.Nathan Greaves and Joe Lawlor join the...

Speedway – Dale Devils primed for third tier of British speedway

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Plans for the third tier of British speedway in 2021, which is expected to include Dale Devils based at Armadale, should be in place around the end of February.All clubs, including existing National Development...

Speedway – Gladiators make it 12 in Championship

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British Speedway bosses have agreed to allow Plymouth Gladiators into the 2021 Championship. Gladiators’ promotion have, they say, met the entry criteria and they become the 12th club competing in the league.A spokesman said...

Speedway – Bandits optimistic about this season

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Berwick Bandits have confirmed that they will start the season in May with the same team that was due to track last summer.Their septet will be Aaron Summers, Jye Etheridge, Dany Gappmaier, Leon Flint,...

Speedway – auction plan to boost Monarchs

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Edinburgh's support group, Monarchs 100, are planning a second online auction following the success of the one held last summer which raised around £4,000.The first stage is to ask anyone to donate anything they...

Young Lions to fore as speedway roars back

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Speedway promoters have launched a new five-year plan with the focus on the talented crop of British youngsters in both professional leagues.They have also confirmed a start date of Saturday May 1 for the...

Speedway – bosses chart the way back despite the pandemic

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British speedway clubs have agreed a start date of early May for the 2021 season. Fixtures will be published soon for both the Premiership and Championship which could include Berwick, Edinburgh and Glasgow.Plans are...

Speedway – top riders heading to Scotland for Grand Prix qualifier

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Major speedway is booked into Scotland next year with Glasgow Tigers hosting an FIM Grand Prix Qualifier at Ashfield.Tigers were in line to stage the event this year but all World Championship qualifying rounds...

Speedway – all Championship clubs back next year

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British Speedway chairman Rob Godfrey says every Championship club will be at the tapes next year, but there could be some team changes.With the Premiership looking to keep the same riders where possible, Godfrey...

Speedway – Bewley claims British under-21 title at Berwick

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Dan Bewley won the British under-21 Final in the closed-doors meeting at Berwick, the former Edinburgh Monarchs and Glasgow Tigers racer edging Berwick Bandits racer Leon Flint and third-placed Anders Rowe, writes Lawrence Heppell.Berwick...

Speedway – title sponsors secured for British under-21 final

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Berwick Bandits have secured a title sponsor for their staging of the British under-21 speedway final on Wednesday, October 21 (7pm).ATPI delivers corporate travel and events solutions to organisations in a variety of specialist...

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