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Author Topic: Speedway - A different kind of sport  (Read 42599 times)

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #165 on: January 02, 2013, 05:38:56 PM »
My skiing trip this year is once again at Len Silver's winter residence in La Plagne.

In his early eighties he's still skiing every day in the winter and still running speedway tracks in the summer.

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #166 on: April 01, 2013, 03:56:36 AM »
Good win for the Brummies at coventry (49-41), I fancy them this year, Harris is an excellent choice for a number 1.

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #167 on: December 24, 2013, 03:45:50 PM »
I'm staying at Len Silver's chalet in La Plagne again. World Speedway champion Tai Woffinden is also staying here for a couple of weeks.

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #168 on: April 04, 2014, 11:06:31 PM »
Speedway GP starts in the morning. Who you backing?




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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #169 on: May 30, 2014, 01:09:53 PM »
Okay, it's summer and you have nothing much to do, right? Because a mile away from Villa Park there's speedway at Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium and crowds are so low lately they're in danger of closing down. Give it a go, if you haven't already?

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #170 on: July 14, 2014, 08:29:11 PM »
Okay, it's summer and you have nothing much to do, right? Because a mile away from Villa Park there's speedway at Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium and crowds are so low lately they're in danger of closing down. Give it a go, if you haven't already?

Too late. http://thebirminghampress.com/2014/07/brummies-speedway-team-forced-out-of-business/

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #171 on: July 21, 2014, 10:13:37 AM »
Okay, it's summer and you have nothing much to do, right? Because a mile away from Villa Park there's speedway at Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium and crowds are so low lately they're in danger of closing down. Give it a go, if you haven't already?

Too late. http://thebirminghampress.com/2014/07/brummies-speedway-team-forced-out-of-business/

Bugger. Hadn't realised the position. Had already arranged to attend the next Lakeside (Essex) - v - Brummies race. Bad year for the regular father/son events with the demise of Fulham as well.

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #172 on: April 16, 2015, 04:10:52 PM »
Just in case it has passed anyone bye, The Brummies are still up and running but are now in the 3rd tier of the sport.
Race nights is now Wednesday and they are in the National League which is a mixture of young up and coming talent and experienced riders

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #173 on: August 29, 2015, 07:24:52 PM »
Just watched one of Tai's races tonight. Some of the moves he makes at times are a class ahead of everyone else (ok, maybe not Hancock).

As I've said before, Tai's an interesting bloke to talk to one-on-one

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Re: Speedway - A different kind of sport
« Reply #174 on: September 20, 2019, 07:14:06 PM »
Tai is releasing his memoirs. I wonder how many pages hes given over to telling the story of how he met me ?


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