Dream Team : Juliet Brown
I started watching Speedway in 1975 at the old Newport track, Somerton Park, and until recent sad events supported the Wasps. Hopefully we will have a team in 2009 - fingers crossed. I also loved going to Cradley Heath from time to time until it closed. It always had such a great atmosphere.
Hans to me was one of the all time greats and probably one of the most successful riders ever. Three times World Champion and such a joy to watch.
Jan O Pedersen
Jan O was one of my favourites at Cradley. He was tiny and the perfect size for a speedway rider. Proud to have watched him race.
Obvious choice from a Newport fan. He was Mr Newport in the seventies and I followed him to Eastville when the team crossed the waters to Bristol. I also remember the announcement at Swindon that wife Carol had given birth to a son Jason!
Now to the new Newport era. Frank didnt ride the Newport track too well and I was disappointed when Tim signed him. I soon changed my mind - riding at number one you wanted Frank to miss the gate so that he could pass the other riders. He was so spectacular and worth the admission alone. Outstanding rider and was sadly missed by all the Newport fans.
I'm so impressed with Hans and love the rivalry between him and Nicki Pedersen. You never know what you're going to get from him. I think he's a rider you either love or hate. I would love him to be world champion this year.
AJ is probably my favourite rider at the moment and I was thrilled when he won the big prize in Germany last year. He takes some really big knocks, especially recently in the Copenhagen GP. I first saw him at Coventry at the age of 17 and he looked then like a star in the making.
I saw him at Newport last season and he was outstanding, so confident and skilful. The starting marshal made him move over at the gate, he looked up to the ref and then Tai went back to his original spot. You cant take your eyes off him when he's racing and what a bonus he would be in the World Cup for GB.
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