'BITESIZE' - This week the guys catch up with Roddy McDougall, author of 'No Breaks - A Lost Season in British Speedway'. In the latest Speedway book to hit the shelves Roddy speaks to some of the most influential figures in the sport to give a unique insight into what goes on behind the scenes with promoters and riders. Book due out 3/5/21 and available to pre-order now via pitchpublishing.co.uk
Speedway promoters from across the country have been meeting over the last few weeks to lay out plans for the 2021 season and new plans to ensure the future of the sport in the UK. We speak to Somerset's Garry May and King's Lynn's Dale Allitt about all the latest news.
Joining Scott and Graham this week in My Life in Speedway is Glasgow legend James Grieves. The Scotsman talks us through his career with tales of cheating, fighting and of course success with the Tigers and Wolverhampton. Graham also gets some closure on his Monarchs exit at the end of the 1999 season!
In the first of our BITESIZE shows we speak to Humans of Speedway host Ian Brannan about his popular podcast, his love of the sport, and his background in radio. We also catch up with the latest news in the world of speedway.
To celebrate the one year anniversary of the Talk Speedway Podcast hosts Scott and Graham speak to one of the greatest riders of all time, two time world champion, Bruce Penhall. The American star speaks to the boys about his hugely successful career in the sport as well as his career in TV and film. They speak to him about elation and tragedy in his incredible life in an episode that really can't be missed.
Joining Scott and Graham this week is former Australian Champion Sam Masters to review last weeks Peter Craven Memorial at Belle Vue. The guys also chat to Leon Flint after his second place in the British U-21 at Berwick and James Black goes into the Fan Zone to discuss the Speedway of Nations.
On this week's show Scott & Graham welcome newly crowned British Champion Rory Schlein to the podcast alongside Kyle Howarth, who will take on a massive 156 mile cycle in aid of the Ben Fund. The guys also discuss the conclusion to the Grand Prix series and the wildcard picks for 2021.
On this week's show we review the first four rounds of the Grand Prix series and try and assess who is still in contention for medals, top six spots and wildcards. We speak to Peter Adams about Freddie Lindgren and Tai Woffinden's chances of a gold medal and Neils-Kristian Iversen talks about the new points scoring system. Dan Bewley also joins the guys to discuss Team GB's bronze medal success in the World U-21 Team World Cup! A jam packed edition on the podcast!!
Former Peterborough, Wolverhampton, Scunthorpe and British Under-21 Champion David Howe joins Scott and Graham to discuss his excellent career in Speedway. David burst on to the scene in the late 1990's and went on to make Grand Prix appearances, win national titles, compete for his country, all before eventually retiring at the end of the 2018 season with Berwick. A great character of the sport.
In the latest episode of 'My Life in Speedway' we chat to Eastbourne legend Martin Dugard. In an honest and frank interview the former British international talks us through his career in the UK and at world level, including his British GP victory in 2000.
Swindon promoter Lee Kilby joins Scott and Graham as a studio guest as we react to the news that the 2020 Premiership and Championship seasons have been cancelled due to Covid-19. The guys grill Lee on the ins and outs of the decision and also catch up with Poole team manager Neil Middleditch to gauge the reaction on the south coast.
It's been a sensational start to the 2020 season for Robert Lambert in both the Polish Ekstraliga and the Speedway European Championships. In this special show we catch up with Robert and get his perspective on life both on and off the track in Poland. We also get his thoughts on his performance in round one of the European Championships and look ahead to the remaining four rounds. Enjoy!!
On this week's podcast we catch up with Swindon and Poole's Adam Ellis as he prepares to embark on his 500km charity bike ride. We look back on a successful opening round of the European Championships for Robert Lambert with Neil Vatcher and we look back at the fourth round of fixtures from the Polish Ekstraliga.
On this week's show we are joined by Danish international Nicolai Klindt as he discusses getting back on track in Poland and Peter Oakes talks to us about the possibility of the revival of Speedway in Bradford, Exeter, Oxford and Southampton. Also, James Black helps us look back over round two of the Polish Ekstraliga.
Live Speedway action returned to our screens this week from Poland. Join Scott and Graham as they take a look back at all the action, betting and fantasy Speedway with Berwick Bandits team manager Gary Flint and Polish Speedway expert James From The 1st Bend!
Mark Loram wrote himself into the history books throughout his incredible career and in 2000 he reached the pinnacle of the sport by becoming World Champion. In this episode the boy who was born in Malta talks us through his illustrious career both in British Speedway and on the world stage! One for speedway fans of every generation! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram now!!
In part two of our chat with FIM Grand Prix Race Director Phil Morris we talk about his life since retiring from racing. Phil's colourful career off track has seen him take charge of the development of the British youth talent, co-manage Team GB in the 2013 SWC, and most recently he is well known for being involved in the Grand Prix scene in his role with the FIM. It's came with his share of highs and disappointments, but not without it's share of hilarious stories. Do you know Phil's secret job? Find out more in this podcast!
This week in our My Life in Speedway series we speak to FIM Race Director Phil Morris about his career in British Speedway. From a youngster growing up on the Grasstrack, his first contract with Reading to being forced to retire through injury Phil has had a colourful career. In part one we talk through his racing career and his love of the sport. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all the latest news on the podcast.
This week in our 'My Life in Speedway' series we speak to Garry Stead. Throughout his career Garry enjoyed fantastic team success in the Elite and Premier League with Bradford, Hull, Stoke and Workington until a fateful evening in Somerset 13-years ago changed his life forever! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all the latest podcast news.
On this week's podcast Scott and Graham sit down with British Speedway legend Carl Stonehewer in the latest in our 'My Life in Speedway' series. We discuss his years in the Grand Prix series, winning heats at Cardiff, his Workington days, PLRC rivalry with Sean Wilson and many more tales from his life on the shale (and ale!!). Please share and tell your friends to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
On the latest episode Scott & Graham look over the speedway landscape from across Europe and the UK. We speak to our European correspondent James about the latest announcements in Poland, Denmark and Sweden, catch up with SCB committee member Stewart Dickson on the latest plans for the Premiership and championship, and speak to Isle of Wight promoter Barry Bishop on how Covid-19 could affect the National League. For all the latest from the podcast please follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
British Speedway legend Sean Wilson joins the guys this week for My Life in Speedway and it's definitely a podcast not to be missed! Sean talks us through the highs and occasional lows of his 20 plus year career. A career full of laughs and stories that every speedway fan will enjoy. The guys also chat to Glasgow team manager Cami Brown about the Tigers new documentary 'In The Red'. Enjoy!
This week the guys talk mental health in speedway with Josh Gudgeon and discuss the new Fuel Your Mind campaign. In the latest 'My Life in Speedway' we chat to popular Aussie Kevin Doolan about his colourful career in British Speedway.
In the first of our 'My Life in Speedway' series we speak in depth to Mitchell Davey about his career, injuries and adjusting to life in the UK. We get all the latest news from Europe with James From the First Bend, and Alan Bates takes to the chair in Speedway Mastermind.
On this weeks podcast Scott and Graham chat about the postponement of the Speedway of Nations, the latest developments in British Speedway, and social media initiatives to keep fans engaged with Eastbourne director Ian Jordan. Speedway Mastermind makes it's first (and possibly last!!) appearance in the Fan Zone with Scunthorpe fan Dan Palmer.
As speedway goes into lockdown due to the coronavirus we discuss what affect it may have on riders and clubs with Nicolai Klindt and Lee Kilby. We chat with James Sarjeant about yet another successful Ben Fund meeting, and in the fan zone we take your comments on Chris Harris' new bike design and the riders who made you fall in love with the sport.
As the season draws ever closer the guys take an in depth look at the SGB Premiership with Grand Prix star and Peterborough No.1 Niels-Kristian Iversen, Wolverhampton's Sam Masters, and King's Lynn's Erik Riss. Scott and Graham also give their predictions on how they think the season will unfold. Let us know your predictions ahead of a mouthwatering 2020 campaign!
On this week's show the guys welcome Peterborough team boss Rob Lyon to discuss his new role at the Panthers. Youngster Drew Kemp also joins Scott & Graham to chat about the 2020 season and lining up alongside former World Champion Jason Crump at Ipswich plus much much more. A fun filled 45 mins for any speedway fan!!
On this week's podcast we are in the news with Peter Oakes as the guys discuss the decision by Greg Hancock to call time on his glittering career. They also discuss Peterborough's new signing and the possibility of the Grand Prix series heading to Argentina. Scott and Graham are also joined by Paul Ackroyd and Kent King's Tom Bacon as they look ahead to next months Ben Fund meeting at Scunthorpe.
In our latest podcast Scott and Graham are joined by Leicester team manager and Management Committee member Stewart Dickson. In a no holds barred conversation Stewart answers a variety of questions from many aspect of the sport including the decision to hold this years Championship Fours event the day after Cardiff, title sponsorship in the Premiership, expansion of teams in the British top flight, and thoughts ahead of Leicester's season.
The guys may have taken a break over the festive period but the speedway world kept turning. Join Scott and Graham as they catch up on all the latest news from around the globe and to kick the new year off in style they speak to the people's champion of speedway, the showman himself, Ipswich and Scunthorpe's Danny Ayres as he looks ahead to the biggest season of his career to date.
The Talk Speedway boys welcome 2015 BDO World Champion Scott Mitchell to the show alongside former British Champion Danny King and Team GB team manager Oliver Allen for their Christmas Cracker episode. In the Fan Zone we welcome the Mythman himself James Black. A packed show full of Christmas cheer (kinda!).
As shopping madness hits the high street we have a special two for one deal of our own as we welcome Leicester and Sheffield star Kyle Howarth and Berwick team manager Gary Flint to the podcast. We chat to the guys about the upcoming season, and Scott and Graham also take a look at what's been making the news this week.
It's been a hectic week in British Speedway with over 40 rider announcements ahead of the new season, including this week's guest, new Birmingham Brummie Tomas H. Jonasson. We speak to the former Grand Prix and Swedish World Cup star about the new season ahead and look over all the signing news!
On the back of last weeks BSPA AGM the guys discuss all the latest news from the biggest week off-track for the sport in the UK. We catch up with Swindon promoter Lee Kilby and speak to him about Swindon's Premiership success in 2019, plus new Kent signing Scott Nicholls gives his reaction on linking up with the King's in 2020!
Join Scott and Graham as they look back at this week's news with special guest Peter Oakes. They chat about the changes in the Grand Prix, Russian Rubles, riders unions and of course about three-time World Champion Tai Woffinden's sensational autobiography, 'Raw Speed'. Enjoy and remember to tell your friends!
In this week's podcast Scott and Graham speak to Team GB international Lewis Kerr about his debut for the national side and his season with King's Lynn and Eastbourne. The guys also reflect on this weeks news, including Kent and Plymouth announcing their intentions on joining the Championship and the rule changes in the Grand Prix series. In the Fan Zone they compile the Halloween team of the week from suggestions sent in by listeners. Not to be missed!
The New Era of the Talk Speedway Podcast begins with a look at the new TV deal for British Speedway. We also discuss the new Team GB setup as well as the winners and losers from 2019 season. In the Fan Zone we ask, apart from top quality speedway, what does Kelvin Tatum keep in his top drawer?? We hope you enjoy and please tell your friends!