Indoor Championships: Preview

This weekend will see the countries top riders from up and down the UK taking part in the Indoor Championships which once more is being hosted at Coventry.

Birmingham are represented well once more this year and the lads will be hoping that all the training will be paid off this weekend.

Skipper Chris Timms will be in the qualifying pack for the Open Championship and will be looking to make the semi final later that day and to make the top eight that will go onto the final Sunday and once more on the podium.

Saturday also sees Mark Winwood and Steve Hodgkinson take to the track in the Over 40’s qualifier. The top sixteen will make it to the final and the duo will be on a high after having a great season in the Eurovets.

Sunday sees Birmingham take to the track in the team event and they are in semi final two where they will be up against Edinburgh, East Park, Exeter, Wednesfield, Stockport and Ipswich. With the top three going to the final it is sure to be a close run meeting which will go to the final heats.

The weekend racing is being held at Sports Connection, Ryton near Coventry and it is free to watch with refreshments and food on sale throughout the day and programmes.