Home Contact Us Stadia Pix Articles All About You Riders to Remember
DVDs Books Pictures Archive Dream Teams Programme Generator
17/12/2018
DVD Review: World Pairs
England v Australasia - Part 2
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
26/11/2018
Speedway's Future
England v Australasia - Part 1
Plus Points
 
11/11/2018
Edinburgh v Arena '86
Dag Lovaas Returns to Oxford
It's All About You: Martin Nation
Your Feedback
 
31/10/2018
DVD: London Speedway
Push Passion Play
California Reunion
Your Feedback
 
05/10/2018
Six PC's of Separation
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
22/09/2018
1960; Beyond the run-off
It's All About: Sandor Kovacs
Your Feedback
 
11/09/2018
Lies, damn lies...
Opening Nights: Arena Essex
Your Feedback
 
02/09/2018
DVD: Ivan Mauger Racing
Your Feedback
 
27/08/2018
A Disenfranchised Fan
Track Pix: Nagyhalasz
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
18/08/2018
Ronnie Moore
 
18/08/2018
Track Pix: Ventura
Speedway Czar
Plus Points
Your Feedback


BIRMINGHAM - Perry Barr

Home of the Birmingham Brummies since 2007

Pictures courtesy of www.brummiesfans.com

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Pictures below taken prior to the construction of the speedway track

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

Image is Loading

 

This article was first published on 16th November 2006


 

  • John Earnshaw:

    "What a cracking looking track and stadium a very big WELL DONE to all concerned in getting speedway back to Birmingham (Ex-Barrow fan 1972-1985)."

  • Ivor Craine:

    "What is the future for British Speedway if England's No2 city cannot provide a big enough supporter base for an Elite League team at the top of the table with one of the best venues in the country. When I went to a Birmingham meeting 3 years ago most of the fans were of the generation that remembered Alan Hunt, Ron Mountford , Eric Boothroyd and the small proportion of younger generations amongst the crowd was obvious. As the generation from the good old days depart this earth there is currently no one to replace them and a major effort to attract younger fans or speedway will die with them.

    BMX events, Marching girl competitions, Local Pop groups, Talent competitions anything to attract youth to the circuits should be tried. Second halves with Handicap racing and plenty of passing could help. The most exciting races I have ever watched are handicap races in Australia but they are a rare event in the UK.

    I am sure others will be able to make suggestions but lets hope something can be done to save Birmingham and encourage the re opening of tracks such as Odsal and Ellesmere Port."

    [ Use Mobile Version ]
     

     

    Comment on this Article | Contact Us | Go Back to Main Menu

  •    Please leave your comments on this article or on the site as a whole