April 17, 2024
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Claus Vissing completes the 2024 Workington Comets

Claus Vissing completes the 2024 Workington Comets

The Workington Comets have announced the return of Claus Vissing to complete their 2024 team as they step back to Cab Direct Championship level. The experienced Dane rode for the Comets at their former Derwent Park home in 2016, and was part of the title-winning Glasgow team side last season, although he missed the closing […]

GT Tyres become Workington ground name sponsor for two years!

GT Tyres become Workington ground name sponsor

Workington Speedway are delighted to announce that their title sponsor, GT Tyres, will also become their ground name sponsor in 2024 and 2025. GT Tyres, a local tyre fitting firm, recently continued their title partnership with the Comets leading on from a successful 2023 campaign as the 2024 and 2025 Workington Comets title sponsor, but […]

World Number 2 Freddie Lindgren joins Ben Fund Bonanza line up in Workington!

World number two and Sweden’s Freddie Lindgren will be adding his considerable presence to the lineup for the Ben Fund Bonanza at Workington on Saturday 16th March. It will be his second successive appearance in the event and his fourth in all. Last year at King’s Lynn he scored 12 points in highly entertaining fashion […]

Workington Comets powered by GT Tyres for the next TWO years

Workington Speedway has announced that its partnership with GT Tyres will continue for the next TWO years as they enter the Cab Direct Championship in 2024. The Workington Comets will once again come to the tapes powered by GT Tyres, a local family firm who have the same passion and ambition as we do. They […]

Troy Batchelor signs for the Workington Comets

Workington Speedway has announced the signing of former SGP rider, Elite League Riders Champion, and Australian International Troy Batchelor for 2024. The 36-year-old from Brisbane, Australia links up with fellow Australian and league newcomer Tate Zischke for the 2024 Championship season with the GT Tyres Comets. Batchelor, who started his UK career in 2005 with the […]

Finnish ace Antti Vuolas joins the Workington Comets for 2024

Workington Speedway has announced the signing of exciting Finland international, Antti Vuolas, for the 2024 season. Vuolas, who rode for Finland in the 2023 Speedway World Cup in Wroclaw, may be remembered for that memorable Heat 6 race victory where he beat former World Champions and SGP riders Nicki Pedersen and Jason Doyle. The 24-year-old […]

Workington Comets sign up Australian youngster Tate Zischke

Workington Speedway have announced the signing of the highly-rated Australian youngster, Tate Zischke for 2024. Tate joins the Comets for 2024 along with Sam McGurk and Craig Cook. Despite being on the radar of numerous Championship clubs, he will call the Northside Arena home for 2024. In 2023, the 18-year-old rode for Unia Leszno in […]

Craig Cook becomes a Workington Comet for 2024

Workington Speedway are thrilled to announce the signing of Craig Cook – as captain for our return to the Championship in 2024. This will be Craig’s third stint with the Comets, the last in 2017 but also from 2009 to 2011 – but of course the first at the new Northside Arena. A former Speedway […]