Midland League First Team

The first team race in Midland League one, captained by Myke Grimes and managed by Lee Marsh. Some riders also appear in Midland League 2.

Riders

Myke Grimes (Captain)

Years racing: 2001-2003 and 2011-present

Clubs: Coventry

Bike: Archie Wilkinson Series 5

Favourite track(s): Coventry, Sheffield (Cookson), Poole, Exeter, Newport

Honours: British finalist 2012, 2014, 2015. England international 2013, 2015. World Cup appearance for England 2015. Great Britain squad member 2015.


Bobby McMillan

Years racing: 15

Clubs: Coventry and Findon

Bike: Archie Wilkinson Series 5

Favourite track(s): Wednesfield, Exeter

Honours: South Australian champion 2012, 2016. 2009, 2013, 2015 Test match caps, 2015 world finalist, 2015 World Cup.


Mason Phillips

Years racing: 5

Clubs: Coventry

Bike: Pedalpower

Favourite track(s): Coventry, Leicester, Exeter, Poole

Honours: England Junior Home International Gold 2015, GB Junior 2015, Junior Laurels runner up 2015, Junior World Finalist 2015 (7th).


Dominik Rycharski

Year racing:

Bike: Mielec

Favourite track(s): Coventry, Czestochowa

Honours: World Pairs Champion, Polish International, Polish Finalist


Danny Drewett

Years racing: 2012-present

Bike: Speed Rower

Favourite track(s): Coventry

Honours: British U16 Indoor Finalist, England U19 international 2014


Matt Lawerence

Year racing: 2001-2005, 2013 – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson Series 5

Favourite track(s): Coventry

Honours: Coventry club championship third place (2001)


Joe McLaughlin

Year racing: 1940s – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson Series 5

Favourite track(s): Coventry, The old bomb site tracks

Honours: Most promoting promotor (1940 – present), Winner of Stars In Their Eyes performing “Lonely This Christmas – Mud” (1993), 3x Coventry senior champion, 3x Chris Allen champion, Stoke Open champion, 3 x English League Riders Finalist, Eurovets number 3 (2012), Eurovets number 2 (2013), Man with most catchphrases in Cycle Speedway (Lifetime award), including: “Did you see that pass?”.


Ray Oliver

Years racing:

Bike:

Favourite tracks:

Honours: World Champion


Shaun Reynolds

Year racing: 2012 – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson

Favourite track(s): Coventry

Other: Shaun is our webmaster and press officer, taking care of all of our social media


Tom Sensicall

Year racing: 2000 – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson

Favourite track(s): Leicester, Coventry 


Kyle Roberts

Years racing: 2011 – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson Series 5

Favourite tracks: Coventry, Newport

Honours: Welsh Junior and Senior Champion (2014), Chris Allen Memorial Trophy Winner (2014), Welsh International, Coventry U17 Champion (2014)


Josh Marsh

Years racing: 2012 – present

Bike: Speed-rower

Favourite tracks: Coventry

Honours: Coventry U13 champion 2013


Matt Hambidge

Years racing: 2009 – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson

Favourite tracks: Coventry, Bretford

Honours: Midland league 3 winners 2012 (Bretford), 3rd place in Coventry Junior Trophy U16


Ollie Morris

Years racing: 2012 – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson Series 5

Favourite tracks: Coventry

Honours: British U13 Indoor Finalist (2014)


Jake Slatter

Years racing: 2011 – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson

Favourite tracks: Coventry

Honours:


Ben Wells

Years racing: 2013 – present

Bike: Archie Wilkinson

Favourite tracks: Coventry

Honours:


Jimmy Wassall

Years racing:

Clubs: Coventry

Bike: Archie Wilkinson Series 5

Favourite track(s):

Honours:

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