Welcome to the Nuneaton Speedway Supporters Club

The Nuneaton Speedway Supporters Club is independent and open to all speedway fans.

 

We offer regular events featuring guest speakers from all walks of speedway life. All proceeds from the events are used to support and encourage young British speedway riders. We work very closely with Neil Vatcher and sponsor GB Youth Speedway.

Latest news

 

Dates for your diaries!
 

Everybody welcome, non members £3. All proceeds to the GB Young Lions U16's

 

13th June. A special 'Ben Fund' evening. Paul Ackroyd with guests. Including a sale of Tommy Knudsen's memorabilia. More auction details to follow on 29th May. Put it in your diary!

 

11th July. An evening with Bruce Cribb hosted by Peter York. (Bring some money to buy Cribby's book!)

 

25th July. Always a popular night as we welcome Tony Steele with his films & videos.

 

More dates being added, keep in touch.

 
Venue: Brandon Club, Main Street, Brandon, Coventry CV8 3HW.
Start time 8pm unless otherwise stated.

 

Our special Ben' Fund evening at the NSSC in June 2018. 
 
Our very special guests were Paul Ackroyd, Garry Stead, Adam Roynon and Ricky Ashworth.
 
An interesting, absorbing and emotional evening resulted in a collection of £410.10 that will be rounded up to £500 by the NSSC. Thank you to all our guests and the generosity of the audience.
 
We were also able to re-unite Garry and Ricky with their 2006 British Final race jackets which were rescued from Brandon before it closed.

 

 


2019 Sponsorship Update !!!

 

We are pleased to announce that we will be increasing our financial support for the Young Lions in the 2019 season. 

 

We will be donating £2500 to Neil Vatcher to help encourage and support young British riders.


Proceeds from NSSC's events are used to help Neil Vatcher and the Young Lions so a very big thank you to everybody who supports these events and especially those riders, team managers, promoters, referees and the media who give up their time to entertain us. We have also had a windfall from the sale of memorabilia rescued from Brandon and donated to the NSSC by Coventry Motor Speedway Ltd.

 

The Last Lap

 

Ardent Bees supporter Tony Watson has produced a detailed review of every meeting at Brandon for the 2016 season.

"The Last Lap" is available from Tony directly at a cost of £5 of which £3 will go to GB Youth Speedway via Nuneaton Speedway Supporters Club. Copies will also be available at future NSSC meetings.

 

Update. January 11th 2018. At our recent event Tony presented the NSSC with another cheque for £90 from the proceeds of his publication. This now makes a grand total of £360 ! Which will go to help Neil Vatcher and the Young Lions. Thank you to Tony and all who bought it. There are still a few copies available.

 

If you are interested in purchasing a copy please contact Tony via email:

 

tony.watson20@btinternet.com

Statement
 
We are really saddened by what has been allowed to happen at Brandon but it will be business as usual at the NSSC as long as we continue to receive your great support. We will endeavour to continue to provide interesting evenings and events with the sole purpose to raise funds for Neil Vatcher and the GB Young Lions.

A Celebration of British Youth Speedway at the NSSC (2016)

 

The Young Lions Management held a “Celebration of British Speedway night” at the Nuneaton Speedway Supporters Club,  Brandon, Coventry on Saturday night to celebrate the success of all the 2016 British Champions.

 

With over 100 people in attendance, which included 6 of the 7 2016 British Champions, Danny King (Senior), Josh Bates (Under 21), Max Clegg (Under 19), Kyle Bickley (500cc Youth), Nathan Ablitt (150cc Youth) and Dan Thompson (125cc Youth).

The 250cc Youth Champion Leon Flint unfortunately was unable to attend due to a family illness.

 

Steve Brandon from Sky Sports compared the evening, and did a fantastic job interviewing the 6 British Champions who were in attendance, and along with GB Youth Boss Neil Vatcher, a number of the British Youth Sponsors.

 

Vatcher said, “Saturday was yet another first for the Young Lions to organise such an amazing and enjoyable evening and would like to thank the members of the Nuneaton Supporters Club for hosting us, and also to Brando for doing such a great job on the mic, and to all the riders and supporters who came along”.

 

“Thoughts are already in place on how we do it bigger and better next year” Vatcher said, and quoted with a cheeky smile, “perhaps we might think about organising a Big Awards night involving all of British Speedway with the proceeds going back to supporting the British Youth!”

 

Click here to view a video of the event.

NSSC Rider of the Year 2016
 
The ever popular Danny King was recently voted Rider of the Year by club members. He was presented with his trophies and joined for a photo at a recent guest evening.
The Speedway Question Time Panel

Speedway Question Time 2016

 

A huge thank you to everyone who attended the Speedway Question Time event, especially to our panel of Neil Vatcher, Simon Stead, Tony Steele, Jim Lawrence, Graham Drury, Jim Lynch and our host David Rowe.

 

All money made on the night will help us continue to support young British riders.

 

Jeff Davies & Chris Simpson Photos

 

We would like to thank Jeff and Chris for granting us permission to use their photographs on our website.

 

If you'd like to see more of Jeff's photos visit his website here

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