Home Contact Us Stadia Pix Articles All About You Riders to Remember
DVDs Books Pictures Archive Dream Teams Programme Generator
07/04/2019
DVD Review: Heathens Heroes
Your Feedback
 
23/03/2019
The Fifties
Speedway Olympics
 
17/03/2019
Wages Day
The Australasian Finals - 1982
Your Feedback
 
03/03/2019
Diary of a Speedway Kid
The Australasian Finals - 1981
Plus Points
 
19/02/2019
Track Pix: Albany
The Australasian Finals - 1980
Your Feedback
 
12/02/2019
Scrapbook: The Rivals
The Australasian Finals - 1979
Your Feedback
 
05/02/2019
Scrapbook: The Dugards
The Australasian Finals - 1978
Your Feedback
 
26/01/2019
Death of Supporters Club
The Australasian Finals - 1977
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
20/01/2019
DVD: 90 Stars of the BL
The Australasian Finals - 1976
Plus Points
Your Feedback
 
06/01/2019
Mauger and Golden Helmet.
Freezing Trip Across the Border
Your Feedback


Dream Team : Mike Haley

Started following speedway back in 1969 (Romford) then 1977 - 1978 (Exeter, Swindon and Bristol), 1979 - 1981 (Hackney). Always a Falcon follower but admired the Swindon and Bristol teams too. A real admirer of Kenny Carter, such a talent and such a sad end to a young life.

AutreyPetersen

Ivan Mauger (Exeter)
Simply the best speedway rider there has ever been. Pioneered the way for speedway to become a major sporting attraction. Poetry in motion, fast gating and totally balanced, a real professional who could cope with any pressure.

Vaclav Verner (Exeter)
I remember watching Vaclav practising before his Falcons debut back in 1977. No better sight than seeing him not throttle back and blast round the County Ground skimming the iron fence.

Scott Autrey (Exeter)
Scott was my all time favourite rider; a cool performer but not loud and flashy like many of the Americans. Unfortunate not to have lifted the world title; I cheered him all the way at Wembley in 1978 when he finished 3rd.

Kenny Carter (Halifax)
Without a doubt the best English speedway rider ever, bar none. He had such natural ability and his grit and determination to overcome serious injuries often riding when he shouldn't is nothing short of remarkable.

Phil Crump (Bristol)
Phil was such a reliable rider, consistent scorer able to deliver when it was needed.

John Titman (Exeter)
Another reliable Aussie, really steady and able to score highly on all tracks. He was often guesting for other clubs...a real team man.

Bo Petersen (Hackney)
Another stylish rider who performed up there with the best, particularly round the Waterden Road track in Hackney.

Submit Your Own Dream Team

 

This article was first published on 25th October 2007

[ 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