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  1. gmuncie

    Plymouth Gladiators 2021

    Did the question of if he qualifys for a work permit ever get answered?
  2. gmuncie

    Newcastle Diamonds 2021

    Maybe setting up for next year where you need to have 2 riders from the rising star program, guess work on my part but perhaps it will be a case of needing 2 that can have a maximum of 4* in grading ie a 3* and a 1* or 2 x 2* as said though that is just guess work on my part
  3. gmuncie

    No Guests?

    And if 2 riders are missing? For me guests are a necessary evil, what I would like reintroduced is the rule where you only get a guest up to a riders home average for home meetings and away average for away meetings that way there is no benefit to a team when a home track specialist is missing when they ride away.
  4. gmuncie

    2021 Season

    BWD, Lasse Bjerre, Dmitri Berge, Thomas Jonasson (I know there are commitment issues there) 4 off the top of my head throw in riders who potentially could double up/down as averages allow such as Bewley, Lidsey, Porsing, Tungate, Anderson, Jensen, Musielak obviously not all of these riders are available but it only needs a couple to be and it’s problem solved really
  5. gmuncie

    2021 Season

    For me there is zero reason whatsoever for the points limit to be reduced, the 2 arguments for it seem to be 1 - rider availability 2 - cost cutting both of these are absolute nonsense, there are riders available to fill slots left by riders not returning and if the issue is lack of heat leaders then instead of having a 9 point man and a 3 point man sign 2 5.5/6 point man there seems to be an abundance of these. cost cutting is the biggest fallacy of proponents of reducing the average as simple economics is cost is dictated by supply and demand all you do in that instance is move the demand to lower average riders who in turn increase their demands. I remember the year that 2 British reserves were dictated below a certain average the Monarchs approached a few and were keen to sign one who then promptly demanded a ridiculous signing on fee and other perks that would have made his package on a par with Craig Cook all this for a guy who has never turned a wheel at Championship level (and now I think might be out the sport) The limit should stay at 41 points and if we have teams that can’t build to that and aren’t competitive then that’s on them. Why is there always this constant rush in speedway to lower standards to that of the worst rather than raise them to that of the best?
  6. gmuncie

    Redcar 2020

    This weeks guest on ‘My Life in Speedway’ from the Talk Speedway Podcast is former Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Berwick, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Redcar man James Grieves Listen here Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/episode/1V0LtxcH4xElJLdLjCVzkp?si=BwX9hCDAQH-I5ejZOwp-pg itunes - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/my-life-in-speedway-with-james-grieves/id1485785964?i=1000498714499 on www.talkspeedway.co.uk or by searching for talk speedway on your podcast app of choice
  7. gmuncie

    Glasgow 2020

    This weeks guest on ‘My Life in Speedway’ from the Talk Speedway Podcast is former Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Berwick, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Redcar man James Grieves Listen here Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/episode/1V0LtxcH4xElJLdLjCVzkp?si=BwX9hCDAQH-I5ejZOwp-pg itunes - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/my-life-in-speedway-with-james-grieves/id1485785964?i=1000498714499 on www.talkspeedway.co.uk or by searching for talk speedway on your podcast app of choice
  8. gmuncie

    Newcastle 2020

    This weeks guest on ‘My Life in Speedway’ from the Talk Speedway Podcast is former Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Berwick, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Redcar man James Grieves Listen here Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/episode/1V0LtxcH4xElJLdLjCVzkp?si=BwX9hCDAQH-I5ejZOwp-pg itunes - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/my-life-in-speedway-with-james-grieves/id1485785964?i=1000498714499 on www.talkspeedway.co.uk or by searching for talk speedway on your podcast app of choice
  9. gmuncie

    Wolverhampton 2020

    This week’s guest on ‘My Life in Speedway’ from the Talk Speedway Podcast is former Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Berwick, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Redcar man James Grieves Listen here Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/episode/1V0LtxcH4xElJLdLjCVzkp?si=BwX9hCDAQH-I5ejZOwp-pg itunes - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/my-life-in-speedway-with-james-grieves/id1485785964?i=1000498714499 on www.talkspeedway.co.uk or by searching for talk speedway on your podcast app of choice
  10. gmuncie

    Talk Speedway Podcast

    This weeks guest on ‘My Life in Speedway’ from the Talk Speedway Podcast is former Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Berwick, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Redcar man James Grieves Listen here Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/episode/1V0LtxcH4xElJLdLjCVzkp?si=BwX9hCDAQH-I5ejZOwp-pg itunes - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/my-life-in-speedway-with-james-grieves/id1485785964?i=1000498714499 on www.talkspeedway.co.uk or by searching for talk speedway on your podcast app of choice
  11. gmuncie

    Talk Speedway Podcast

    This week on the Talk Speedway Podcast it’s another ‘My Life in Speedway’ this time with none other than 2 time world champion Bruce Penhall listen by searching for Talk Speedway on Spotify or your podcast provider or on our website at talkspeedway.co.uk
  12. gmuncie

    EMTV-REWIND

    Hi Rob, event should be able to watch on demand if you click through to the match report https://www.edinburghmonarchs.co.uk/news-centre/article/2020-10-02/lawson-takes-the-title- then there is a link at the bottom to buy the recording
  13. gmuncie

    Streaming

    There are ways round that though, for example the Edinburgh stream that was due to launch this year had a geographical block on it so it was only available if you were a certain distance away from the stadium so as not to discourage the normally attending fans. I don’t think streaming is going to revolutionize the sport but where it can help is in the shortcomings of fans through the gate. Away fans apart from the odd local derby are all but non existent now and that is a market that can be tapped. Using say Somerset as an example, realistically for a normal league match they would probably have 10 fans or so in attendance at Armadale. Now if the match is available for them to stream at say £10 you may lose the 10 fans that would attend but if that is made up by 50/60 somerset fans buying the stream plus another 10/20 neutrals that might just fancy it then you have increased income probably by about £500 multiply that by 20-25 home matches and it could be another £10k+ plus in the club coffers
  14. Difference being Premier Sports buy a ready made tv production off the shelf then just have Dave doing commentary so there production costs are peanuts. Compare that to the cost of setting up Foxhall for a one off event add to that hosting costs etc online and I’d suggest that at £13 the break even point for this will be fairly high and it’s very unlikely the BSPA will be making much if any profit at all A more realistic comparison would be the cost of other sporting events to stream such as Ice Hockey at £10-£15 a match, Football (£10-£20 a match for Scottish Premiership) are all in the same ballpark
  15. gmuncie

    Wolverhampton 2020

    This weeks guest on Talk Speedway Podcast’s My Life In Speedway series is former Wolves man David Howe Hear about his move to Wolves, his love for the club and the reason for his year away at Oxford Listen at talkspeedway.co.uk or by searching for talk speedway on Spotify, iTunes or your podcast app
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