Posts Tagged ‘ Tony Mole ’

John Jarvis RIP (& affectionately remembered)

Like so many others, I am really very sorry to learn of the sudden death of true speedway fan, speedway historian and lovely man John Jarvis on April 7 aged 71. John was precisely the kind of modest, sincere, slightly obsessive, softly spoken man who typifies the values of what makes the speedway community so…

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Lost decade of speedway at Plough Lane as Wimbledon finally closes?

Lost decade of speedway at Plough Lane as Wimbledon finally closes?

The sound of speedway bikes will be heard for the first time since October 2005 at the Plough Lane Stadium, Wimbledon tonight (March 12th 2017), albeit at a farewell stock car meeting. It is good to mark the passing of one of the world famous British speedway clubs. With Merton Council approval given for the…

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Ian Thomas (speedway impressario)

Ian Thomas (speedway impressario)

The charming speedway showman and gentleman Ian Thomas has passed depriving us all of his wit, love of life, people, honest opinions and his skills as a close-up magician. Genuinely a privilege to have met Ian and briefly known him. A unique man. Rest in Peace! With a larger-than-life personality, quick wit, insight and enviable…

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