Future Lady World Champion in waiting: Chelsea Lee-Amies

Future Lady World Champion in waiting: Chelsea Lee-Amies

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A big crowd gathers at Rye House to see England go out on penalties

A big crowd gathers at Rye House to see England go out on penalties

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Andy Griggs sets up his track shop to exacting specifications

Andy Griggs sets up his track shop to exacting specifications

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The Suzi Perry Question

In the August edition of ‘Motorcycle Racer’ there’s a feature article on Suzi Perry. Or, as Jonathan Green would doubtless have it, “the lovely Suzi Perry”. Always the consummate professional, Suzi has some interesting comments on life, motorcycling and her career but two sentances leap out in particular: “I spent three years at Sky and…

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Some Review Comments

“A superb new book chronicling speedway across the length and breadth of Britain…Dozens of quirky stories make the book as enjoyable for non-fans as those likely to be found near the third bend of any track….after reading Scott’s chronicle, Wildcats fans will be hoping even more speedway in Weymouth has another chapter to run”Matt Pitman,…

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Pirates Ahoy!

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The new deluxe sign

The new deluxe sign

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Turning Japanese

June 23 – Eastbourne v Peterborough Eagles promoter Jon Cook has kindly given me permission to hand out my leaflets to the fans as they enter Arlington Stadium through the cluster of entrance gates. Unusually this fixture is staged on a Friday – solely because of the clash that the Danish Grand Prix the next…

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Charmed in Thurrock

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Track Shop Stockists

All these tracks stock my book: Rye HouseArena EssexCoventryPooleEastbourneKing’s LynnMildenhallSomersetIpswichWorkingtonWolverhamptonStokeBuxtonEdinburghSheffieldRedcarBostonIsle of Wight

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The ever vigilant Jules Martin

The ever vigilant Jules Martin

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Another 672 miles and a Freaking Professional

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The next 1009 miles (and 20 sales)

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Eastbourne v Peterborough – after my leaflet handout

Eastbourne v Peterborough – after my leaflet handout

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The low tech sign Tom Woolhead insisted on at Arena

The low tech sign Tom Woolhead insisted on at Arena

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The Arena sales tornado – Scary Sheila La Sage

The Arena sales tornado – Scary Sheila La Sage

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Alf, 86, rests his knee in the Arena track shop

Alf, 86, rests his knee in the Arena track shop

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June 18th – The Ashfield bar splashed in shale and raindrops

June 18th – The Ashfield bar splashed in shale and raindrops

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June 17th – The country’s number 1 speedway pub ‘The Grove’ in Berwick

June 17th – The country’s number 1 speedway pub ‘The Grove’ in Berwick

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June 17th – A giant cut-out Andreas Bergstrom with admirers Sarah, Keith, Amy & Heather

June 17th – A giant cut-out Andreas Bergstrom with admirers Sarah, Keith, Amy & Heather

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June 16th – The Armadale track before the turnstiles open

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16th June – Edinburgh v Berwick

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June 15th – Waiting for punters at Redcar

June 15th – Waiting for punters at Redcar

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15th June – Redcar v Glasgow

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June 14th – A designer table outside the King’s Lynn track shop

June 14th – A designer table outside the King’s Lynn track shop

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June 10th – Display handily positioned at Arlington for flying shale

June 10th – Display handily positioned at Arlington for flying shale

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June 10th – Eastbourne v Belle Vue

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June 9th – Coventry v Belle Vue

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June 8th – Sheffield v Stoke

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June 5th – Another Argus headline on floppy Nicki

June 5th – Another Argus headline on floppy Nicki

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June 5th – Welsh Open/EL Pairs & Eastbourne v Swindon

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June 5th – Welsh Open trophies and prizes

June 5th – Welsh Open trophies and prizes

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June 4th – Cardiff: the importance of chalk

June 4th – Cardiff: the importance of chalk

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Early Days – Cardiff GP

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June 3rd – Somerset v Berwick

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June 3rd – First ever book display at Somerset

June 3rd – First ever book display at Somerset

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June 2nd – Bargain at £20.00

I finally got to see a finished copy of the book and I was immediately delighted and irked. I was delighted that it looked so lovely but not so happy with the quality of the photos in the finished book. It definitely fails to show Julie Martin’s photography in its best light (see www.juliemartinphotography.co.uk for…

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