The Europa Cup circuit features eight races for both bobsleigh and skeleton, although not always at the same time or the same venue.

For Bobsleigh, it sits as the circuit below World Cup competition and provides a good breeding ground for those hoping to make it to the very top.


Date Venue Race Timetable / Results
Lillehammer, Norway EC

Thurs 30 Nov
2-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge & Hullah 6th; Baird & Grenwood 7th; Hudson & Kay 19th
Women's Monobob: Nicoll 4th

Fri 1 Dec
2-man Bobsleigh:
 Baird & Grenwood 6th; Stanbridge & Dixon 9th; Hudson & Kay 19th
Women's Monobob: Nicoll 4th

Sat 2 Dec
2-man Bobsleigh: 
Stanbridge & Hullah 6th; Baird & Cartagena 8th; Hudson & Harvey 15th
Women's Monobob: 
Nicoll 7th

Sun 3 Dec
Women's Bobsleigh: Nicoll & Placide 3rd; McSweeney & Gibb 9th; Longden & Lee-Liggett DSQ
4-man Bobsleigh: Baird, Williams, Cartagena & Grenwood 11th; Stanbridge, Hullah, Kay & Dixon 13th

Tues 5 Dec
Women's Bobsleigh: 
Nicoll & Placide 5th; McSweeney & Gibb 9th
4-man Bobsleigh: Baird, Williams, Cartagena & Grenwood 9th; Stanbridge, Hullah, Kay & Dixon 11th

Wed 6 Dec
Women's Bobsleigh:
Nicoll & Illsley 6th; McSweeney & Gibb 10th
4-man Bobsleigh: Baird, Williams, Cartagena & Grenwood 9th; Stanbridge, Hullah, Riekstins & Dixon 10th

Sigulda, Latvia EC

Sat 16 Dec
Women's Monobob: No GB sleds
2-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge & Hullah 6th; Hudson & Dixon 12th; Baird & Cartagena 13th (crash)

Sat 16 Dec
Women's Bobsleigh:
No GB sleds
2-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge & Cartagena 6th; Hudson & Hullah 10th

Altenberg, Germany EC

Fri 5 Jan
Women's Monobob: No GB sleds*
2-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge & Cartagena DNF*

Sat 6 Jan
Women's Monobob:
No GB sleds 

Mon 8 Jan
4-man Bobsleigh:
 No GB sleds

Tues 9 Jan
Women's Bobsleigh:
 No GB sleds
4-man Bobsleigh:
 No GB sleds

*Race doubles as Junior European Championships

St Moritz, Switzerland EC

Thurs 18 Jan
Women's Monobob: Nicoll 2nd; McSweeney 15th
2-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge & Hullah 8th; Baird & Williams 11th; Hudson & Kay 17th

Fri 19 Jan
Women's Bobsleigh:
Nicoll & Placide 1st; McSweeney & Gibb 4th
4-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge, Riekstins, Dixon & Hudson 9th; Baird, Kay, Hullah & Williams 13th

Igls, Austria EC

Thurs 1 Feb
Women's Monobob: McSweeney 12th
2-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge & Cartagena 10th; Hudson & Kay 26th

Fri 2 Feb
Women's Bobsleigh:
McSweeney & Illsley 9th
4-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge, Kay, Riekstins & Dickson 18th

Sat 3 Feb
Women's Bobsleigh: 
McSweeney & Illsley 5th
4-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge, Kay, Riekstins & Dickson 16th

Overall EC season standings*:

Women's Monobob: Nicoll 11th (4 races)

Women's Bobsleigh: McSweeney 5th (6 races); Nicoll 8th (4 races)

2-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge 5th; Baird 12th (5 races)

4-man Bobsleigh: Stanbridge 10th (6 races); Baird 14th (4 races)

*Only includes results where GB athletes have competed in at least 4 of the 8 races