Aussies duel in world speedway finals

Two of Australia’s finest motorcycle speedway riders will duel for the U21 Speedway World Championship in the second stage of the finals on September 16, 2016, in Pardubice, Czech Republic. Max Fricke, 20, is one of the best in the business, winning the Australian under-21 championship crown in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and would love nothing more …

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Velomacchi Speedway Gloves

Motorcycle gloves inspired by speedway

Speedway legends of the ’60s and ‘70s such as Kenny Roberts, Eddie Lawson and Ray Carroll have inspired these smart-looking Velomacchi speedway gloves. They feature “buttery soft” deerskin palms for control and dexterity and tougher goatskin backs with TPR rubber finger guards for abrasion protection. They also act as goggle or visor wipers. There are …

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Darcy Ward speedway star

Riders raise money for Darcy Ward

All proceeds from two Brisbane motorcycle events will support International Speedway star Darcy Ward in his recovery from a spinal injury. Darcy won the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Australian Under-21 Championships as well as the 2009 and 2010 World Under-21 Championships. The 23-year-old Queenslander now faces a long wait to discover “the full prognosis” of …

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Loves Speedway and Motorsport complex petition

Petition urges new motorsport complex

Urban encroachment is closing down motor racing tracks around the world, so it is pleasing when we see new facilities opening and this petition should help. Brisbane urban speedway track, Archerfield Speedway, has been sold to developers, but management now hopes to establish a new motorsport complex on Gold Coast hinterland farming land at Loves …

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