Speedway

  • Laverty, race 2, Australian WSBK 2017.

    Milwaukee Aprilia face mixed fortunes down under

    February 28, 2017 at 11:47 am

    The Milwaukee Aprilia World Superbike team failed to capitalise on their pre-season testing pace over the opening weekend of the new season. A momentary lead, a crash and a double points finish were what the North East based team took away from the Australian round at the Phillip Island circuit. Lead […]

     
  • Laverty and Savadori Jerez WSBK tests, January 2017.

    Milwaukee Aprillia launch 2017 contenders

    January 26, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    The North-East based Milwaukee Aprillia World Superbike team have launched their 2017 bikes at the Jerez circuit in Spain. The team revealed a pair of RSV4 RF machines to be campaigned by Eugene Laverty and Lorenzo Savadori on the opening day of 2017 pre-season testing. The two-time British Superbike championship […]

     
  • Lewis Rose will return to Tyneside in 2016. Picture credit: Steve Brock.

    Newcastle Diamonds snap up two Brits to make it six

    November 25, 2015 at 11:12 am

    The Newcastle ‘Sapphire Engineering’ Diamonds took another step forward in completing their 2016 line-up after securing the signatures of British reserve duo Lewis Rose and Danny Phillips. Rose returns to Brough Park for his third consecutive season, the 26-year-old will hope to make next year his breakthrough season after injuries have […]

     
  • Newcastle promoters Alan Hedley (left) and George English (right). Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle the perfect fit for high flying Lambert

    November 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Newcastle Diamonds latest recruit Robert Lambert believes that signing for the Tyneside club gives him the perfect opportunity to take his career to the next level. The Diamonds announced last Friday that they have secured the services of the Great British international, and the Norwich born racer is over the […]

     
  • Steve Worrall and Tero Aarnio will join Lambert at Newcastle next season. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle swoop for Great Britain International

    November 17, 2015 at 10:30 am

    The Newcastle Diamonds have finally secured the services of teenage sensation Robert Lambert for the 2016 Premier League speedway season. The North East promotion have tried to obtain services of the 17-year-old three times over the past two years without success, but their persistence has finally paid off. The club announced on […]

     
  • Christian Henry (left) was forced to miss half of the Diamonds season due to injury. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle boss reflects on a ‘frustrating’ season

    October 20, 2015 at 10:00 am

    Newcastle Diamonds Team Manager George English has spoken of his frustration at the way his sides speedway season failed to go according to plan. The curtain has finally fallen on what has been a disappointing season for the Tynesiders, who despite building a solid team that appeared capable of achieving silverware […]

     
  • Newcastle promoters Alan Hedley (left) and George English (right).
Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle promotion seal a deal to keep Speedway on Tyneside

    October 13, 2015 at 3:48 pm

    The future of Speedway on Tyneside has been secured for at least five more years after a deal was reached between the Newcastle speedway promotion and Brough Park owners William Hill. Following months of in-depth discussions between the promoters at Newcastle Speedway and the owners of Brough Park Stadium a […]

     
  • Tero Aarnio in action for Newcastle. Picture credit: Steve Brock.

    Terrific Tero not enough to stop Diamonds falling short at the fours

    October 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

    A brilliant performance from Newcastle ‘Sapphire Engineering’ Diamonds reserve Tero Aarnio was not enough to prevent the Diamonds finishing last in the Premier League Fours final on Thursday.  The Diamonds finished the event bottom of the pile on 15 points behind Ipswich, Somerset and champions Edinburgh. The curtain finally fell […]

     
  • Lewis Kerr back on a speedway bike at Brough on Sunday. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Speedway star will ride again after coma crash

    September 30, 2015 at 9:53 am

    Newcastle Diamonds racer Lewis Kerr has pledged to return to speedway in 2016 despite suffering a horrific crash in August that left him fighting for his life in a coma for days. After a good start to the season Kerr’s speedway career was thrown into jeopardy when he was involved […]

     
  • Diamond skipper Ludvig Lindgren in action. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle end the season with fine display

    September 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

    The Newcastle ‘Sapphire Engineering’ Diamonds rounded their season off in style on Sunday night with a 52 – 40 Premier League victory over the Rye House Rockets. Newcastle welcomed back Lewis Rose into the side after a long absence due to injury while Rye House had been strengthened by wise […]