Cycle Speedway was re-introduced to Hull In 1971 after a break of 20 years by Derek Hilton following the re-introduction of motor speedway at the Boulevard in the same year.1972 saw the first cycle speedway league match in and the formation of the league followed the introduction of racing to Hull the previous year when a number of teams were formed and friendly matches run. Initial team competing were: Anlaby Aces,Hull Black Knights, Kingston Cyclones, Springhead Saints and West Hull Bombers.
Tracks used were located at:Livingston Road, Hessle by Anlaby Aces, Barchards railway sidings by Springhead Saints and West Hull Bombers, West Carr Lane by Hull Black Knights and Stonebridge Park, Preston Road by Kingston Cyclones. Today the only track remaining in the Hull area is the current track in use today. (for further details regarding the history of the sport in the city and surrounding area see the history section on the website).
The Hull Club Offers:
A friendly safe environment – we are Go Ride Clubmark and ERCAS (East Riding Club Accreditation Scheme) Gold accredited.
A well run club.
Free use of bikes and equipment.
CRB cleared officials and volunteers who are trained in first aid, child safeguarding and equity procedures.
How do I start? We are always on the lookout for new members, so don’t be shy, just introduce yourself to someone and ask if you can have a go. We will be happy for you to have a few practice sessions and provide more information on the sport and what we do. Bikes are available for use from the club until you are ready to spend money on a bike of your own. Club nights are held on a Tuesday evening from mid February to the end of October. See the separate page for further details.
What competitions can I race in? Team matches take place most weekends, usually Sunday’s, from March to October at local and national level. We always welcome newcomers and endeavour to give you the opportunity to try the sport out. There are special Individual competitions for all age categories from under 8’s up to under 19’s and seniors. There are even veteran’s competitions for the over 40’s! So whatever your age there is a competition to suit you. If you excel at local or regional level you can progress to the national finals.
British Cycling & Go-Ride Clubmark
East Riding Club Accreditation Scheme
Northern Cycle Speedway League
Yellow / Silver / Black
Alternative- Red / White / Blue
The track is located on Livingstone Road, Hessle Foreshore, HU13 0EG (next to Hessle Rugby Union Club)