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WARRIORS HELP SPREAD CHRISTMAS CHEER

The Premier Lounge at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium in Ryde recently played host to the second community Christmas dinner for 50 elderly or isolated¬†Island residents who may otherwise spend Christmas alone. Building on the positive response from last year’s event, the Wightlink Warriors speedway team, Tesco, Island Foods, Ryde Taxis and Smallbrook Stadium united to deliver a splendid 3 …

WARRIORS APPOINT VOLUNTEER CO-ORDINATOR

The Wightlink Warriors speedway team have introduced a new member to the management team, Sandra Hinchliffe. Sandra, who has a vast amount of experience working with many voluntary organisations, will take up the position of Volunteer Coordinator. Sandra said of her new position: ‚ÄúI love speedway and the buzz generated since the return of the team in 2016 has been …

MORLEY AND PORTWOOD SIGN FOR THE WARRIORS IN 2018

Ben Morley and Adam Portwood are the latest names on the Wightlink Warriors 2018 team sheet as the club begins team building for the season ahead. National League high flyer Ben Morley is to join the Isle of Wight for the 2018 season in the number 1 position. The 23-year-old Essex based racer was 1 of the top 5 riders …

MASTER BLASTER RETURNS TO THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

Scott Campos, who joined the Wightlink Warriors late in the 2017 season, is to return to the club in 2018. Scott became a huge hit with the fans for his death defying blasts around the sweeping bends at the Andrew Younie stadium. Team Manager Jackie Vatcher has said: ‚ÄúScott joined us after Kings Lynn withdrew from the National League and …

SPEEDWAY WIZARDS CONJURE UP FIRST SPONSORSHIP

2 supporters have quickly¬†stepped forward to become the¬†Wightlink Wizards’ first official sponsors following the announcement that the side will be competing in the Southern Development League in 2018. On the back of a very successful association with the Wightlink Warriors in 2017,¬†Stu and Jack Clelland, the speedway mad father and son duo¬†from Portsmouth, have generously offered to¬†fund the fuel costs …

ISLAND SPEEDWAY EXPANDS WITH INTRODUCTION OF WIGHTLINK WIZARDS

Island speedway bosses Barry Bishop and Martin Widman have announced that they intend to enter a team in the Southern Development League (SDL) next season. The team name will be Isle of Wight ‚ÄėWightlink‚Äô Wizards and this venture will be in addition to the activities of the Wightlink Warriors in the National League. Those who have been supporting speedway on …

FURTHER SPONSORSHIP CONFIRMED FOR THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

The Wightlink Warriors sponsorship drive continues apace with the welcome¬†return of Gareth Ward to the sponsorship network. Gareth, who also happens to be one of the club’s paramedics,¬†lives a fair distance away in Devizes. He has been part of the Warriors set up since the club returned to the shale 2 years ago. Speaking about his sponsorship, Gareth has said: …

SPEEDWAY WARRIORS IN THE FINAL 4 FOR COMMUNITY CLUB OF THE YEAR

The Wightlink Warriors speedway team have been voted one of speedway’s top 4 community clubs of the year. The announcement was made at last night‚Äôs (Sunday) annual Gala Dinner staged in Leicester and hosted by the World Speedway Riders Association (WRSA). Being recognised as a top club is the climax of 2-and-a-half years of perspiration and determination by co-promoters Barry …

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