Speedway


West Country racer Chris Harris has questioned the decision to scrap league racing in the UK for 2020, in the wake of Prime Minister Boris Johnson stating that October was the target date for sporting stadia crowds to return, writes Gareth Davies. Harris, who hails from Probus in Cornwall, was due to line up in …

Westcountry racer Chris Harris speaks with Andy Mitchell about his time racing for the Exeter Falcons Chris Harris cannot have many regrets about his career but one missed opportunity with Exeter sticks in his mind – not least because “it will never happen again”. The Cornish born flyer, who would become a three-time British champion …

Andy Mitchell speaks with 2000 world champion Mark Loram about racing for the much missed Exeter Falcons. Mark Loram had a happy knack of winning at most places but admits he and his colleagues always had a helping hand at Exeter. The 2000 world champion and three-time British champion is probably best known for his …

PLYMOUTH have confirmed the appointment of Stuart Kellie as co-promoter for the coming season following his acceptance by the British Speedway Promoters’ Association. Fellow promoter Mark Phillips said: “Having Stuart on board is a very important factor for us. With his previous background in the sports industry Stuart enables us to think outside the box.” …

SOMERSET will have an earlier start to their season than originally anticipated, after accepting an invitation from the Leicester Lions for a challenge match on Monday, March 26. The added fixture gives the Rebels the opportunity to get some extra race time together before their opening home meeting of the season on Good Friday and …

POOLE have signed James Shanes for a second season to complete their line-up for the SGB Premiership campaign. The locally-based 20-year-old, who rode for the Devon Demons in the 2014 National League, was one of the bright spots of a tough 2017 campaign for the Pirates, and promoter Matt Ford says he has answered extensive …

Plymouth have been busy during the pre-Christmas period with five of their side for 2018 already confirmed. New arrivals Bradley Andrews and Macauley Leek will join Adam Roynon, Henry Atkins and Richard Andrews, who are retained from last season. Kiwi star Bradley Andrews, the grandson of former rider Bob Andrews, rode for Kent Kings last …

Plymouth will continue to compete in speedway’s National League next season. That is the welcome news for Devils supporters following the annual meeting of National League promoters during the past week. Plymouth co-promoter Mark Phillips said: “We are pleased to confirm that Plymouth will be riding in 2018 in the National League alongside nine other …