Home Contact Us Stadia Pix Articles All About You Riders to Remember
DVDs Books Pictures Archive Dream Teams Programme Generator
23/02/2020
Len Read
The Internationale 1968
Your Feedback
 
16/02/2020
Celebration of Speedway
The Internationale 1967
Your Feedback
 
09/02/2020
Manuel Trujillo
The Internationale 1966
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
02/02/2020
My First Sporting Hero
The Internationale 1965
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
26/01/2020
Max Grosskreutz Controversy
The Internationale 1964
Your Feedback
 
19/01/2020
The Internationale 1961
The Internationale 1962
The Internationale 1963
 
13/01/2020
Josef Angermuller
It's All About You: Peter Lipar
Your Feedback
 
05/01/2020
Olsen and the Bees
Riders In The Sky
Your Feedback
 
29/12/2019
Another Oval Gone
It's All About You: Mel Hubbard
Plus Points
 
22/12/2019
The Molyneux Mystery
Speedway Researcher Update
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
15/12/2019
All to Play for at Oxford
Brandonapolis - Part 6.
Your Feedback
 
10/12/2019
National League Classics
Test Match Special
Sam Ermolenko Racing
 
30/11/2019
Book Review: Hitchhiker's Guide
Brandonapolis - Part 5
Sim Speedway
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
03/11/2019
Louis to Race New Weslake
Brandonapolis - Part 4
Your Feedback
 
27/10/2019
All About You: Andrew Gallon
Brandonapolis - Part 3
Your Feedback
 
12/10/2019
There is Another Sun
Brandonapolis - Part 2
 
03/10/2019
DVD Review: Simon Cross
Brandonapolis - Part 1
Your Feedback
 
15/09/2019
When Ian Met Ove
Updated: Dagenham Mystery
Your Feedback
 
06/09/2019
Is Speedway All-In?
Dagenham Mystery
 
21/08/2019
Book Review: Brough Park
NZ World League - Part 7
Your Feedback


Competition: Where Is It?

We can now reveal the winner of our 'Where is it?' competition. The winner will receive a copy of Philip Dalling's new hardback book, Classic Speedway Venues Past and Present.

The lucky winner is:

Lisa Downs

The correct answers were:


Newcastle

 


Ipswich

 


Mildenhall

 


Somerset

 


Birmingham

 


Isle of Wight

 

This article was first published on 27th October 2013


 

  • Philip Dalling:

    "A full house at Derwent Park - but sadly not for speedway. When I toured British speedway tracks earlier this year researching my new book, Classic Speedway Venues Past & Present, I really enjoyed an evening at Workington, a very traditional stadium, extremely well-appointed by modern speedway standards and with a great atmosphere. Interesting to see that, according to the BBC, the attendance for the Scotland-Italy match in the Rugby League World Cup on Sunday November 3 was 7,280, a full house. Derwent Park has enjoyed considerable recent refurbishment to allow two RL World Cup games to take place. I imagine the ability to hold a crowd of that size means Derwent Park has the largest spectator capacity of any current British speedway venue (with the exception of the Millennium Stadium, obviously). Although it would be marvellous to see such a crowd turn out these days for a speedway meeting other than the UK Grand Prix, I think it would be fair to say that Workington Comets probably get a bigger average home crowd than Workington Town RLFC. "

    [ 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