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WEATHER FORECAST FORCES POSTPONEMENT OF SPEEDWAY MEETING

Wightlink Warriors’ National League speedway meeting at home to the Belle Vue Colts tomorrow (Tuesday) has been postponed. Weather forecasts are all predicting a day of showers and heavy rain and as a result an early decision has been made to save unnecessary travel and inconvenience. The Warriors will next be in action on Tuesday 13th June at the Andrew …

VOLVO CAR UK CONTINUES COWES WEEK SPONSORSHIP

Organisers of Cowes Week have announced that Volvo Car UK will be continuing its support as Official Vehicle Partner of the famous regatta in 2017. Volvo has been an official sponsor of Cowes Week since 2013 and so the new agreement marks an extension of the existing relationship. The company has been a key sponsor of sailing in Britain since 1999 …

WIGHTLINK WARRIORS WELCOME BACK KELSEY DUGARD

The Wightlink Warriors speedway team have swooped to sign Connor Coles and Kelsey Dugard following their release from fellow South coast club Eastbourne. Subject to BSPA approval, Connor will join the Smallbrook-based club on a 7.11 average and Kelsey at 5.00. Today’s news means that the Warriors say goodbye to Nathan Greaves and Rik Mullins for the 2017 season. Talking about …

ARTHUR SECURES RESPECTABLE FINISH IN 10 MILE TIME TRIAL

VIDEO: Isle of Wight cyclist Arthur Venables, who rides for the mainland team …a3crg, lined up for the 10 mile individual time trial between Liss and Liphook on Wednesday (31st May). The conditions for the time trial were fairly favourable, with warm temperatures and a light wind from a South Westerly direction. Venables rode the 10 miles in a fast …

BUSY MAY FOR WIGHTLINK-WIGHT MOUNTAIN CYCLE RACE TEAM

May was a busy month for the riders of the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team, who competed up and down the country with varying success. On Sunday 21st May 2 team members travelled to North Winchcombe in the Cotswolds to take part in an 85km road race. The race consisted of 9 laps of the 9.5km circuit with an uphill …

TROPHY EXIT FOR THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

For the second time this season the Plymouth Devils lapped up the wide open spaces of the Andrew Younie Smallbrook stadium track to run out winners against the Wightlink Warriors in last night’s National Trophy speedway meeting, earning top spot in the South West mini group. All round strength was the key to the Devils’ victory with impressive reserve Henry …

WESTERHALL INTRODUCED AS THE NEW RUM OF COWES WEEK

Westerhall Rum, the award-winning Grenadian spirit, is the official Regatta Rum of Cowes Week 2017 and plans are in place to bring some Caribbean attitude to the world-famous sailing event. Rum has long been associated with sailing and maritime life and Cowes Week is no different. This year, Westerhall is stepping up to the plate as sponsor of Cowes Week …

REGATTA CANCELLATION SEES TRAINING SESSION HELD INSTEAD

Saturday morning saw Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club cross the Solent for the fourth installment of the 2017 Hants and Dorset ARA season, but the typical British weather stopped any hopes of competition. The championship leading Ladies Junior Pair and Sculls, Men’s Junior Four, Men’s Senior Pair and rowers in all 3 Men’s Sculling status’ were set to race on the day at Milford …

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