A lot of the same questions come up each season from prospective new racers, so we have put together a short FAQ to try and make some of the more confusing aspects in regards to “how it works” a bit clearer and easier to digest.

What do I need to race in a Sunday/Wednesday/Friday/Track/Circuit race?

The table below shows the combinations of licencing and registration required for each of our current races.

Event Track Accreditation Req’d League Registration Req’d Can Use Provisional Race Licence Can Use Full Race Licence Day Licence Available
Wednesday Track League Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Friday Vets/Womens Track Series Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Friday Circuit Series No No Yes Yes Yes
Sunday Winter Circuit Series No No Yes Yes Yes

What does it cost?

Wednesday Track League

For a breakdown of costs relating to the Wednesday track league see the fees page.

Friday/Sunday Circuit Races

These races are entered either online at the British Cycling website  or you can pay on the day.  The fees are displayed against the event on the British Cycling Website.

Click here to search the British Cycling Website for SCRL events at Preston Park Velodrome.

Friday Vets/Womens Track Series

Fees for the Friday Vets and Womens racing are the same as for Wednesdays, with the exception that there is no registration fee.

Are disc brakes allowed in the circuit (freewheel bike) races?

Yes.  As per recent BC rule changes disc brake bikes are permitted.