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Speedway – Courtney says change needed at Berwick

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Berwick’s new line-up will go to the tapes for the first time on Saturday.Australian World Cup rider Nick Morris, the club’s new No 1, his countryman, Jye Etheridge, who finished the last season season...

Speedway – Bandits win but go out on aggregate

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The Olympus Marquees Berwick Bandits beat Ipswich Witches 49-41 in the second-leg of the Knockout Cup quarter-final but bowed out of the competition.The ambitious Borders club found the 30-point deficit from Thursday's first-leg at...

Speedway – Tigers’ ace Lunna set for Saturday opener

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Nike Lunna, who helped Glasgow Tigers win the Knockout Cup last season, is back on track with his team-mates in their SGB Championship opener against Scunthorpe on Saturday (7pm).The 20-year-old said: "We had a...

Speedway – Wells and his expectations for Monarchs this season

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Ricky Wells is one of the top riders in Friday's Harrisons' star-studded Scottish Open at Armadale.The New Zealand-born rider is, however, already thinking long term and he believes Monarchs have a solid team.His aim...

Speedway – Hunter casts his eye over Harrisons Open field

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The 21st season of racing starts at Armadale on Friday (tapes-up 7.15pm) with the Harrisons Scottish Open Championship with many believing this is the most competitive field in the competition in years, writes Mike...

Speedway – Courtney happy with form ahead of cup tie

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Berwick Bandits co-promoter Scott Courtney believes the two jousts with Newcastle Diamonds last weekend have set his side up for the Knockout Cup double-header with Ipswich Witches.The first-leg is in Suffolk on Thursday with...

Speedway – Masters claims podium place ahead of title defence

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Sam Masters revved-up for his defence of the Harrisons Scottish Open title by coming third in the Simon Lambert Testimonial at King’s Lynn.Belle Vue rider Kenneth Bjerre won the event which was part of...

Speedway – gutsy Davey back in the saddle and seeking sponsors

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Mitchell Davey is set to roar back into competitive action for ambitious Edinburgh Monarchs after an absence of almost four seasons and the popular racer is looking for some help to achieve his targets.The...

Speedway – boss Courtney proud of Saturday spectacular

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Scott Courtney admitted that Berwick Bandits 50th anniversary Spectacular meant a great deal to a lot of people.The Grant Henderson Tankers-sponsored event attracted a big crowd and joint owner Courtney praised all riders despite...

Speedway – Courtney can’t wait for Saturday Spectacular

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BERWICK co-promoter Scott Courtney says the club’s new regime can’t wait to get the new season underway this weekend.Bandits stage their 50th Season Spectacular at Shielfield Park on Saturday with all of their regular...

Speedway – home hero Lawson wins Ben Fund Bonanza

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Glasgow Tigers star Richard Lawson won British speedway's traditional curtain raiser.The Cumbrian powered to victory in the Ben Fund Bonanza title, beating former Grand Prix star Chris Harris, Tigers team-mate Richie Worrall and Edinburgh...

Speedway – sponsor revealed for Berwick anniversary meeting

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Berwick Bandits have secured a sponsor for their 50th season spectacular on Saturday, March 18 (tapes-up 7pm).Grant Henderson Tankers of Hamilton have come on board for this unique event featuring riders from the Olympus...

Speedway – stars set to sparkle for Ben Fund Bonanza

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Speedway chiefs are eyeing up a bonanza of great motorsport as the tapes go up on the British season on Sunday.The Peugeot Ashfield Stadium hosts the Ben Fund Bonanza, the traditional season curtain-raiser for...

Speedway – Schlein is first name confirmed for Harrisons Scottish Open

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Rory Schlein is the first name to be confirmed for the Harrisons Scottish Open speedway at Armadale on 31 March 2017 (tapes-up 7.15pm).Nicknamed Roo-boy, the former Edinburgh Monarchs star is currently contracted to SGB Championship...

Speedway – popular Harris joins top line-up in Ben Bonanza

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Three-time British champion Chris Harris joins the star-studded field for the Allied Vehicles Ben Fund Bonanza at Ashfield on Sunday.Harris, nicknamed Bomber, has ridden in several Bonanza and returns to Glasgow after scoring 14...

Speedway – Clegg joins star-studded cast for Bonanza at Glasgow

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Edinburgh Monarchs racer Max Clegg has been added to the line-up for The Ben Fund Bonanza at Glasgow on March 12.Meanwhile, former Glasgow Tigers racer James Sarjeant is trying to stay positive in the...

Speedway – Ricky Wells to race at Ashfield

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 Ricky Wells will be the first Edinburgh rider in action in the UK this summer after being named in the Ben Fund Bonanza fund-raiser at Ashfield on Sunday 12 March 2017 (2pm).California-based Wells said: “It’s...

Speedway – Doolan granted testimonial by Berwick

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BERWICK Bandits long-serving captain Kevin Doolan has been granted a Testimonial.Sean Courtney, one of the club’s co-owners, said: "Not everyone has the right to call themselves a Bandits Legend but Kev Doolan most certainly...

Speedway – Leicester will track two Monarchs stars next season

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Edinburgh Monarchs tell us that two of their German stars, Erik Riss and Kevin Wolbert, have joined the Leicester Lions for the SGB Premiership season in 2017.Erik will be doubling up with the Monarchs...

Speedway – Bandits double act takes over on centre green

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Berwick Bandits will have a new centre green announcement team this season.Steve Hawyard and Roy Clarke take over from Dick Barrie and co-owner Scott Courtney said: "Roy and Steve will be putting a very...

Speedway – McKinna on sponsorship track for Bandits

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Adam McKinna is the new commercial manager of Berwick Bandits.Crewe-born McKinna was a popular ex-Berwick and Newcastle rider and he will be the face of Bandits recently-revamped hospitality evenings at Shielfield Park.Scott Courtney, one...

Speedway – jacket sell-out for happy Monarchs

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Edinburgh Monarchs report a success off the track as they head towards the opening of the new speedway season.For the past few seasons the club have offered supporters the opportunity to purchase a team...

Speedway – New look Bandits set to shine next season

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Berwick Bandits skipper Kevin Doolan believes the new-look line-up can do well next season. The popular Australian is pleased with the close season team building by the club’s new owners. And he said: “We have the right...

Speedway – Masters goes head-to-head with former teammate for Aussie glory

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SAM Masters will go head-to-head with his former Edinburgh Monarchs team-mate Justin Sedgmen for the Australian Championship at Kurri Kurri on Saturday. Sedgmen took victory in Round 3 at Undera on Wednesday with Masters matching...

Speedway – Masters back in the Australian title frame

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SAM Masters believes his win in the second round of the Australian Championship at the weekend has powered him back into gold medal contention. The Edinburgh Monarchs and Wolverhampton Wolves star triumphed in Mildura and...

Speedway : Facebook session for fans to quiz chair

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BRITISH Speedway Chairman Keith Chapman will take questions from supporters ahead of the 2017 season. Chapman will be in the hot seat in a special Question Time Speedway GB Facebook Live show at noon Friday,...

Speedway – Clegg back with Monarchs for third year

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TALENTED teenager Max Clegg will wear an Edinburgh Monarchs race jacket for a third straight season. The 19-year-old Yorkshireman has already won leagues at all three levels of British speedway following his 2015 title winning...

Speedway – Bewley is a Tiger after shock move from Monarchs

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SUCCESS-HUNGRY Glasgow Tigers today snatched rising star Dan Bewley from arch rivals Edinburgh Monarchs. The 17-year-old joins the Ashfield-based combine along with Finnish 20-year-old Nike Lunna. And Cumbria-based Bewley, a target for a number of ambitious...

Speedway : Smith signing takes Tigers to four so far

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WHILE Edinburgh Monarchs bosses ponder their team for 2017, Glasgow Tigers have now signed four. Jack Smith, a talented 17-year-old, joins heat-leaders Aaron Summers, a former Edinburgh rider, Richie Worrall and Richard Lawson in the...

Speedway – Berwick complete line-up with former Monarchs racer

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Berwick Bandits have completed their squad for next season with the signing of Claus Vissing and Dany Gappmaier.Former Edinburgh Monarchs rider Vissing, now 30, returns to Shielfield Park after a season with Workington Comets.Scott...

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