Posts Tagged ‘ Blunsdon ’

Harold Davies RIP

Harold Davies RIP

As creatures of habit, we all have favourite places to stand and watch or people to stand with at speedway. One of the great pleasures of traveling to tracks dotted around Britain to research and sell my books was some of the life-affirming lovely people I met doing so. Bristol Bulldogs and Swindon Robins fan…

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It’s speedway – but not as we know it – (review of Shale Trek by Gary Pinchin of Motorcycle News)

Speedway. First out of the gate wins. God, I hate that cliché. It’s true you don’t get much overtaking when you set four, brakeless, methanol-burning 500cc race bikes off around a 350 metre oval dirt track, but when someone does manage it you just want to punch the air and scream yyyyyesssss with excitement –…

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Elite League Reverse Ferret?

It’s not that long ago that the tablets came down from the 2007 BSPA Annual Conference mountain. We then learnt that the Elite League promoters were to self administer some tough tasting medicine to address both team strength inequality but also build a more viable long term future for the upper tier of British speedway!…

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