Global track series with blockbuster £500,000 prize fund per event coming in 2024

The DerbyWheel hopes to boost the global popularity of Keirin racing

Derny rider leads out a pack of keirin racers at the World Championships in Glasgow
(Image credit: Will Palmer/SWpix)

A new international Keirin racing competition will launch next year, offering a mammoth prize pot of $600,000 (£495,000) for each event. 

The DerbyWheel will follow a similar model to pro Keirin racing in Japan, with events expected to be distributed as sports betting content around the world. 

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