Speedway Race Reports

04/22/2006 - 00:00

The 2006 Speedway Grand Prix series kicked-off in tremendous style in Krsko, Slovenia, on Saturday night with Denmark's Nicki Pedersen winning for the first time in two years ahead of Australian Jason Crump and Poland's Tomasz Gollob.

08/28/2005 - 00:00

Tony Rickardsson enhanced his reputation as the greatest speedway rider of the modern era when he was crowned 2005 World Champion at Bydgoszcz in Poland on Saturday night.

10/03/2004 - 00:00

Australia's Jason Crump clinched the Individual Speedway Grand Prix World Championship at the Viking Ship Stadium, Hamar, last night.

10/04/2003 - 00:00

Denmark's Nicki Pedersen is the new world speedway champion after remarkable scenes in Hamar this evening. He was handed the title after a refereeing decision excluded his main rival Jason Crump from the semi-final. Greg Hancock won the final after a rerun from the new world champion - who himself caused a point of debate.

08/30/2003 - 00:00

Ryan Sullivan became the first rider to win two Grands Prix this season when he triumphed at the Ullevi Stadium in Sweden on Saturday night. Sullivan clinched victory in the 2003 FIM Miljopartiet Fans Speedway Grand Prix in Gothenburg ahead of Britain's Scott Nicholls and fellow Aussie Leigh Adams, who is now joint championship leader with Nicki Pedersen of Denmark on 96 points.

08/23/2003 - 00:00

The FIM Scandinavian Grand Prix was postponed after just three races tonight night due to problems with the track that made racing impossible at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg. The rescheduled date of the event is next Saturday, August 30th.

06/14/2003 - 00:00

Nicki Pedersen picked himself up out of the Millennium Stadium air fence after a semi-final wipe-out to dust himself down, make the final of the British Grand Prix in Cardiff this evening and then win it in fine style from a back to form Jason Crump.

Tony Rickardsson in third place - he too experiencing a rare visit in to the fence - and Greg Hancock fourth. Rickardsson's third place put a little daylight between himself and the rest at the head of the overall standings.

10/26/2002 - 00:00

Former world champion Greg Hancock ended his season on a high when taking the final GP of 2002 in Stadium Australia, Sydney today.

05/25/2002 - 00:00

Tomasz Gollob won the Polish Grand Prix in Bydgoszcz this evening with a spectacular display of brave speedway. Gollob's victory shoots him up to joint third in the standings but Tony Rickardsson's second place extended his overall lead to a dozen points from Ryan Sullivan. Mark Loram had his best GP for a long while with third place while Jason Crump matched his fourth place from Hamar.

04/21/2002 - 00:00

The Buxton Hitmen got their 2002 season off to a winning start after grinding out a narrow victory over Rye House Raiders in a last heat decider. The visitors were handicapped by the loss of Chris Courage after a mid-meeting crash, which meant a busy afternoon for Raiders' reserve Edward Kennett.

10/31/2001 - 00:00

Poole recovered from their poor performance at Wolverhampton on Monday night to make the most of home track advantage in the final leg and win the Craven Shield tonight, bringing a close to the 2001 speedway season at the same time.

10/27/2001 - 00:00

Peterborough lifted the Knockout Cup for the second time in three years tonight (Saturday). They went down to 48-42 in the second leg in Ipswich but were never in danger of losing the twelve point advantage they had build up in the first leg.

09/10/2001 - 00:00

Carl Stonehewer emerged from Coventry on Sunday afternoon as Premier League Riders Champion for the second successive year.

07/02/2001 - 00:00

The first ever staging of the Speedway World team Cup got off to a wet start in Poland on Sunday evening.

Heavy and torrential rain forced