Isle of Wight Speedway

Isle of Wight Speedway used to take place on most Tuesday evenings, Island Speedway offers something for those who love the thrill of speed. Sadly this is on a pause.

It took place at Smallbrook Stadium just outside Ryde,. Here’s the regular update of our Isle of Wight team, the Wightlink Islanders we published.

Disappointment for many at news of no speedway on the Isle of Wight in 2015

Wightlink Islanders

The group supporting a bid to bring Speedway back to the Island for 2015 have failed to gain enough financial support.

Tuesday, 9th December, 2014 11:39am

By Bryn Williams

Will there be a last minute saviour for Isle of Wight speedway team?

Wightlink Islanders

Unless a knight in shining armour steps in before the 31st January, there'll be no national league speedway racing on the Isle of Wight this year.

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2014 7:30am

By Bryn Williams

Speedway: Potential investor is a ‘no go’

Speedway:

The speedway club continues to face a very uncertain future.

Monday, 23rd December, 2013 1:06pm

By Bryn Williams

Speedway: No news could be good news

Speedway:

The decision of the future of the club was deferred until January, with some interesting and unexpected developments coming up during the shareholders' meeting.

Wednesday, 18th December, 2013 8:50am

By Bryn Williams with 3 readers' comments

Speedway: D-Day for Wightlink Islanders approaches

Wightlink Islanders team:

Every single one of the club's shareholders are being urged to attend next Tuesday's meeting when the future of the club will be decided

Friday, 13th December, 2013 7:59am

By Bryn Williams

Will the Wightlink Islanders’ future become clearer after tonight?

Speedway:

Speedway fans are welcome to the AGM at Smallbrook tonight. Starts at 7pm.

Tuesday, 12th November, 2013 7:26am

By Bryn Williams

Speedway: Darryl Ritchings ‘Rider of the Year’

Darryl Hitchings

Darryl picked up several awards at the annual awards dinner last week.

Monday, 4th November, 2013 7:32am

By Bryn Williams

Speedway: First leg of final handed to Dudley Heathens

Speedway:

Having achieved something of a minor miracle by reaching this year's KO Cup final given all our current and past injury problems this season, those problems finally took their toll last night when we went down 58-33 in the first leg of that final at the hands of the Dudley Heathens.

Wednesday, 30th October, 2013 10:41am

By Bryn Williams

Speedway: Wightlink Islanders up for the cup

Speedway:

Having shocked the speedway world by reaching the National League KO Cup Final courtesy of stunning home and away replay wins over semi-final opponents Mildenhall, the Wightlink Islanders are determined to enjoy themselves in the two legged final against league champions Dudley.

Tuesday, 29th October, 2013 1:59pm

By Bryn Williams

Speedway: Third time lucky for Wightlink Islanders?

Speedway:

Both the Wightlink Islanders and their opponents Mildenhall hope it'll be a case of 'third time lucky' when another attempt is made to stage the second leg of their National League KO Cup semifinal at the Suffolk venue on Wednesday evening.

Tuesday, 22nd October, 2013 8:25am

By Bryn Williams

Wightlink Islanders ‘aiming to do one better this time’

Wightlink Islanders ‘aiming to do one better this time’

The Island's speedway team are all set for tonight's match which starts at 7pm.

Tuesday, 15th October, 2013 8:35am

By Bryn Williams

Speedway: Ben’s back for cup semi replay

Speedway: Ben’s back for cup semi replay

Wightlink Islanders skipper Ben Hopwood, who has been out injured since mid-August, has given the club a huge boost ahead of Sunday's first leg of the National League KO Cup semi-final replay away at Mildenhall.

Friday, 11th October, 2013 8:42am

By Bryn Williams