News from the USA

(2002 Web-site Archive)

Thanks for your interest in Cycle Speedway and bicycle racing in the heart of north eastern North Carolina. This is your very 1st online update.  We hope you enjoy the website and the content it has to offer.  We welcome all comments and suggestions to better the site and the raceway.

The last two major events at Cycle Speedway are now in the history books.  Earnhardt Field weekend and International Race Weekend were two major weekends at the speedway.  All fifteen international racers who came to Cycle Speedway from Great Britain, Holland, Poland, and Australia had a great time and thank everyone who came out and supported their efforts.  The two-time world champion cyclist himself, wanted us to express his thanks to you the race fans for everything.

Don't forget the action will be heating up on the speedway this weekend!  Racing resumes this Saturday night, October 19th, with gates opening at 6pm, and racing at 8pm.  We look forward to seeing you Saturday night!

 Also, the annual Walk / Bike - A - Thon is quickly approaching.  The date has been set for Saturday, November 9th (day of the final race) from 6:05 until 6:50pm.  All racers and families are asked to help raise at least $20.00 to help on funds for this years Awards Banquet.  Only two weekends of racing remain in 2002, Saturday, October 19th, and the final weekend of racing on Friday and Saturday, November 8th and 9th (doubleheader race weekend).

The 7th Annual 2002 Cycle Speedway Awards Banquet, honouring this years racers, staff members, sponsors, and supporters will be held on Saturday, December 7th at the American Legion Post 40 building in Edenton.  Tickets are now on sale for only $6.00 for un-reserved seats, and $7.00 for reserved seats.  There is no guarantee tickets will remain at the door ($8.00 if tickets remain at the door).  Dinner and entertainment will be provided.  Please come out and support Cycle Speedway as we wrap up another history making, exciting season.

A major announcement that will change Cycle Speedway forever will be made within the next 30 days, stay tuned for updates!  Also, the names of the 2003 US Junior Team racers which will compete in Poland next season is expected to be announced very soon. 

Frankie Eaves has been named the coach of the first team in America to compete in the World Cycle Speedway Championships.  Well thatís it for now race fans.  We look forward to seeing you this weekend, and be sure to check back for updates, or feel free to call the raceway office at 252-482-7989.


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