April 17, 2024
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Belle Vue Aces and Leicester Lions ready to lock horns – Preview and Team Line ups

THE ROWE Motor Oil Premiership continues in earnest at the National Speedway Stadium on Monday, April 8 when the Belle Vue ‘ATPI’ Aces encounter Leicester Lions for the first time this season. The two sides had been scheduled to lock horns at the Pidcock Motorcycles Arena last month, before that fixture was postponed to April […]

Leicester Lions V Ipswich Witches – Premiership KOC – Preview

Leicester Lions V Ipswich Witches - Premiership KOC - Preview

LEICESTER take on Premiership KO Cup holders Ipswich in a repeat of last season’s first round tie with proceedings opening in the East Midlands tonight (Monday). The Witches won both home and away against the Lions last April en route to clinching the silverware in the Final over Sheffield. They also won one of their […]

Leicester Lions fend off the Kings Lynn Stars – Rundown & Results

The Leicester Lions held off a concerted challenge from King’s Lynn to record a 47-42 home win over the Stars in their opening ROWE Motor Oil Premiership fixture. The Lions recovered from conceding a controversial 0-5 in Heat 2 when both reserves were disqualified, and they regained the lead with a 5-1 of their own […]

Leicester Lions V Kings Lynn Stars – Preview

Leicester Lions V Kings Lynn Stars - Preview

LEICESTER and King’s Lynn go into ROWE Motor Oil Premiership action for the first time this season when they meet in the East Midlands tonight (Thursday). Both sides failed to reach the play-offs last year although in the Lions’ case it was in dramatic circumstances as they missed out on race points difference after a […]

Watling JCB continue to back the Leicester Lions!

LEICESTER are delighted to announce long-term main team sponsors Watling JCB are back on board for the 2024 season. The locally based JCB franchise have provided unstinting support of the Lions since their first involvement in 2015, and two years later they took over the role as title sponsors. Watling JCB is one of the […]

Leicester Lions confirm 2024 Reserve pairing

LEICESTER Speedway are pleased to confirm their reserve pairing for the 2024 Sports Insure Premiership campaign will be Drew Kemp and Joe Thompson. Kemp continues with the Watling JCB Lions after a successful spell having joined the club in mid-season this year, whilst Thompson is named in the Rising Star berth. That was the position […]

Sam Masters joins the Leicester Lions!

FORMER Australian Champion Sam Masters has joined Leicester for the 2024 Sports Insure Premiership campaign. Masters, 32, is an established track specialist at the Pidcock Motorcycles Arena, Beaumont Park, where he has often put in high-scoring displays. He makes the switch across the Midlands after being with Wolverhampton in the top-flight ever since 2016, that […]

Max Fricke returns to the Leicester Lions in 2024

LEICESTER are delighted to confirm top Australian star Max Fricke will remain with the club as No.1 next season. Fricke was the big marquee signing for the Watling JCB Lions when they were elevated to the Sports Insure Premiership last winter, and he quickly justified that billing with a string of impressive performances. In fact, […]