IT FEELS like the calm before the storm as the speedway season is nearly ready to roar back into action.
With all the teams just about finalised, the middle of March cannot come soon enough, and then we will have another six months of methanol-fuelled action live and on our TV screens.
No doubt fans will suffer trials and... [more]
Published: February 24, 2012
It's sad to hear another club has been consigned to the speedway scrapheap.
History is littered with teams that have come and gone and now Newport Wasps are the latest name added to the list.
They were already considering whether to run before the annual British Speedway Promoters’ Association conference in November, citing... [more]
Published: February 17, 2012
I was so pleased to hear the announcement that the man who brought speedway to Workington is to be remembered at this year's Telford Ice meeting.
Ian Thomas was always known as one of the sport’s great entertainers and his emphasis was always to put on a great show.
He successfully co-promoted the Telford meeting for 24 years... [more]
Published: February 9, 2012
It was sad to see Shane Parker retire from speedway last season but he is certainly going out with a bang by putting together a star studded line up for his farewell meeting in a couple of months time.
Parker still showed what a talented rider he was last year, when at the age of 41 and in the twilight of his career, by racking up mega... [more] (1 comment)
Published: February 2, 2012