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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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Paul Crute's view: Workington Comets

Cardiff wild card of British title? What's more important?

We now know there will be at least three Great Britain representatives at this year's Grand Prix round at Cardiff.

  The showpiece event of the Grand Prix series at the Millenium Stadium usually provides plenty of thrills and spills and is the one all the riders want to win.

We already know Tai Woffinden and Chris Harris... [more]

By Paul Crute
Published: February 21, 2014

Common sense prevails

For once common sense has prevailed in the speedway world.

After Sky TV’s announcement last week of a brand new contract they were going to open the new speedway season with the Elite League Riders Championship on March 21 - probably the perfect start to the new campaign.

However, this clashed with Gary Havelock’s... [more]

By Paul Crute
Published: February 7, 2014

The Sky saga is finally over

It has been one of the most protracted speedway sagas of recent times and for once it hasn't involved a rider or team.

Since the middle of last season uncertainty has surrounded whether Sky TV would come to the tapes in 2014 and broadcast live meetings.

It threw the make up of the leagues and where riders would go into doubt... [more]

By Paul Crute
Published: January 31, 2014

Screen's return is good for speedway

It is good to see Joe Screen back in the world of speedway.

It was a sad time last season when we had to say goodbye to one of Britain’s most popular riders as he finally hung up his kevlars after a glittering career that saw him win two British titles.

But he will be returning to the sport this year not as a rider but as... [more]

By Paul Crute
Published: January 24, 2014

Alun is a popular choice as GB boss

After months of uncertainty we now know the identity of the next speedway Great Britain manager.

Former boss Neil Middleditch ended his second spell in charge at the end of last season as he has now been replaced by Swindon boss Alun Rossiter.

Rossiter is sure to be a popular boss and has an impressive record as a domestic... [more]

By Paul Crute
Published: January 17, 2014
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