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WARRIORS FASTEST TIME CHALLENGE RETURNS FOR 2017

Lil Thorburn was a huge speedway fan and now her son, John, has continued his sponsorship of the Warriors in Lil’s memory for the coming 2017 season. In addition to the sponsorship, John has continued with the exciting ‘Lil Thorburn Challenge’ which sees a prize of £250 for the fastest 4 laps by a Warrior in 2017. John Thorburn said: “This …

RIK MULLINS JOINS THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS SQUAD

The Wightlink Warriors have added Rik Mullins to the squad for 2017 as the management continue to prepare for what looks to be a very exciting season. Talking about his return to Smallbrook, Rik said: “I’m delighted to be back on the island after a few years away. It’s a club that I have always enjoyed being involved with and already …

RYDE ACADEMY ARE BACK WITH THE WARRIORS IN 2017

Ryde Academy has continued its partnership with the Wightlink Warriors into 2017, it has been announced this week. Building on the success of 2016, the Smallbrook-based speedway team will be working with the nearby Ryde Academy school situated on Pell Lane. Ryde Academy’s Principal, Joy Ballard said: “Ryde Academy is delighted to continue with their support of the Warriors. “We …

BETAPAK EXTEND SPONSORSHIP OF ISLAND SPEEDWAY TEAM

Rookley-based Betapak have continued and extended their sponsorship of the Wightlink Warriors speedway team in 2017. The company, which is dedicated to supporting Island businesses with the supply of over 120,000 different products directly to the door, joins the growing support for the Island’s speedway team. Betapak’s Managing Director Jon Carter said: “Betapak is looking forward to working and “playing” …

WARRIORS LAUNCH THEIR NEW WEBSITE

The Wightlink Warriors have launched their new and refreshed website in preparation for the 2017 season.  Supporters of the Island’s speedway team can access the shiny new site by visiting www.wightwarriors.co. The Warriors’ Commercial Director, Barry Bishop said: “I am sure that Warrior fans and sponsors will love the new layout and interactive options on the website. With Tim attending the …

KEY DATES ANNOUNCED FOR NEW WARRIOR SEASON

Fans, sponsors and the media will have the opportunity to took their first look at the 2017 Wightlink Warriors speedway team on Saturday 8th April at the club’s Press and Practice day at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium in Ryde. The day, which will be free to attend, will include rider introductions, photo opportunities and on track practice. The pre-season party …

COVEC JOINS FORCES WITH THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

Hampshire-based textile technology company Covec Ltd has joined forces with the Island’s speedway team once again in 2017 to supply the very latest high tech safety materials to prevent rider friction and abrasion injuries. The Covec Airflow has saved many riders already from serious burn and skin friction injuries and will add to rider education in an area that has …

HARLAND COOK JOINS THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

Harland Cook is the 6th rider to sign for the Wightlink Warriors speedway team for the 2017 season. 28-year-old Grasstrack rider Harland, from Watford, is back on the shale with the Warriors in 2017 to expand on what has been a glittering career so far on the grass. Harland was the British 350cc Champion in 2014 and is 4 times British …

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