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Al Stewart

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  • Birthday 01/15/1948

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    Folk-rock and history

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  1. It was no doubt similar though Morris had come down at the same time. But it makes the same point.
  2. The rule makes no reference to whether the rider tries to clear the track or not, though that might be part of the thinking. The point is surely that the faller's team should not get benefit from his tumble?
  3. Al Stewart

    Speedway On Tv And The Internet In 2018

    Thank you.
  4. Al Stewart

    Speedway On Tv And The Internet In 2018

    It masy have been mentioned before and I've missed it, but who is commentating now on the Polish coverage on Premier Sports? It isn't Dave Goddard.
  5. Al Stewart

    Speedway On Tv And The Internet In 2018

    OK thanks I'm a bit behind with things like that.
  6. Al Stewart

    Speedway On Tv And The Internet In 2018

    Many thanks I don't think I can actually get that in my Virgin Media package, seems strange.
  7. Al Stewart

    Speedway On Tv And The Internet In 2018

    It looks like tonight's Premier Sports Swedish Speedway doesn't start till 10pm, with Polish following at midnight. I never really trust any info that Premier Sports put out though.
  8. Al Stewart

    Ben Fund

    We thought it might be quite a good way of raising some funds for the Ben Fund by selling sets of the 10 programmes for the meetings we have had since 2009. One drawback - the Rye House meeting of 2009 was a complete sell-out so we only have 9 of them available (at least when the Peterborough issue is produced). Is there any chance that anyone might have a spare copy of the 2010 BFB at Rye House they don't need? If so you could send me a message. Postage would be refunded.
  9. Al Stewart

    Ben Fund

    Grachan's comment is totally wrong. I can't understand why he would say it. There are numerous examples of big name riders being asked but either saying no (sometimes for some appropriate reason and sometimes not) or simply not giving an answer at all. It was never in anyone's interest to publicise these disappointments.
  10. Al Stewart

    Dave Rattenberry Rip

    This is a very unpleasant shock as I hadn't realised Dave was ill. He's one of these people you thought would always be around. I must have known him since 1970 at least and seen him at dozens of tracks. He did the souvenirs at Powderhall in the late 70s and early 80s though he wasn't there every week. When he did the souvenirs at Glasgow and Berwick with Mick Gregory in the late 80s and early 90s, they stayed with me and we had some very enjoyable weekends, going for meals or occasionally to football, which was Dave's main interest. He had been to thousands of grounds. His snoring was legendary. I'm very, very sorry I won't be seeing his cheery face any more.
  11. Al Stewart

    Peterborough Panthers 2018

    I understand the club throw them away, but I will try the Barbers, thanks.
  12. Al Stewart

    Peterborough Panthers 2018

    Edinburgh's away match at Peterborough was rained off on 1st October, and the programme was re-used for Workington's visit on the 6th with a wrapround. Is there anyone who has this 1st October programme and would be willing to sell it? (Ideally I am looking for 9 copies!)
  13. I'm impressed by this post it is absolutely right. Craig is not a naturally confident person. At his best and with some decent backing to have the best engines, I believe he could do very well in the GPs. Maybe that won't happen, maybe the intense pressure he puts on himself will bring him down and make him under-perform as he sometimes does on big occasions. These are not a true reflection of his ability. I sincerely hope he does himself proud.
  14. Generally any team wanting to be in the top league will be welcomed. Lakeside have already said it is what they want. So if that's still the case how can the losers of this Playoff be told they can't be in the top league? All this is pretty much too obvious to bother saying. At least it gives another couple of TV matches at venues which aren't seen all that often.

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