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    Birmingham Brummies 2020

    The greyhounds now run on a Thursday night
  2. Speedway fan

    RIP BIG AL

    RIP BIg Al
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    Birmingham v Edinburgh ko cup

    Silly statement !! why would they want to do that ? No more meetings = no money and it's their jobs !! They were all fired up to overcome the deficit but it just didn't happen. As for RIP there is a lot going on to save the club so let's get behind those efforts .
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    Birmingham v Newcastle

    think you will find that there is a good working relationship now after a rocky start. The Commonwealth games if you look at the timetable only involves a few events at the revamped stadium with events spread over the Midlands and none are scheduled for a Wednesday night .
  5. watch the football highlights as better to and get yourself down to Perry Barr for this all important clash
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    MSDL 2021

    2021 MSDL The 2021 MIDLANDS + SOUTHERN DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE will consist of three clubs meeting each other home and away twice. Coming to the tapes are the reigning champions Birmingham , who won the title in 2019. Joining them in 2021 will be Eastbourne and Wolverhampton. Each track will also be staging their own second halves as well with Wolverhampton also having a side in the new Premiership Junior League. They are organizing their MSDL side in conjunction with Birmingham . League co-ordinator Laurence Rogers is pleased that the league will be back in a shortened 2021 campaign, “ I was determined that the league would continue . It is a vital part of British Speedway along with the Northern Junior League giving young riders their first taste of league racing and being in a team as a stepping -stone like so many before them into the higher leagues.” “We have unfortunately lost the nomadic teams under new rules which is a great pity but once the pandemic is over and those clubs can continue their search for land for their tracks we can then hopefully welcome them back.” “ A big thank you to Ian Jordan at Eastbourne and Chris Van Straaten at Wolverhampton for ensuring this league can continue by agreeing to enter sides. With an excess of riders wanting to ride for Birmingham we are assisting our West Midlands neighbours with their team building.” “At Birmingham we plan to run a 2nd half every meeting and in addition to the MSDL we have agreed a three club experimental NJL Shield with Redcar and Berwick involving all three cc classes (125, 250 and 500) . We are also involving the Birmingham and Wolverhampton squad members split into 3 groups of 4 riders who will contest 2 Grand Prix type rounds each with the top 8 contesting a Final. We will also have demo races involving 125 and 250cc youngsters“ “Eastbourne also plan other events as do Wolverhampton so there should be plenty of track action for the up and coming riders.” JUNE Weds 9 Birmingham v Wolverhampton A FIXTURE Sat 19 Eastbourne v Birmingham A FIXTURE Mon 21 Wolverhampton v Eastbourne A FIXTURE JULY Sun 4 Eastbourne v Wolverhampton A FIXTURE Weds 21 Birmingham v Wolverhampton B FIXTURE Weds 28 Birmingham v Eastbourne A FIXTURE AUGUST Mon 2 Wolverhampton v Birmingham A FIXTURE Sat 7 Eastbourne v Birmingham B FIXTURE Mon 9 Wolverhampton v Eastbourne B FIXTURE Mon 30 Wolverhampton v Birmingham B FIXTURE SEPT Weds 1 Birmingham v Eastbourne B FIXTURE Sat 4 Eastbourne v Wolverhampton B FIXTURE Dependent on fixture dates Birmingham will stage a MSDL Riders' Final with 8 riders over 8 heats with top 2 averaged riders from the 3 clubs and 2 wild cards.
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    MSDL 2021

    League table Up to + inc 6/9/21 M W D L F A PTS Birmingham Bulls 6 4 1 1 121 82 9 Wolverhampton Heathens 5 1 1 23 71 96 3 Eastbourne Seagulls 3 1 0 2 47 61 2
  8. Speedway fan

    MSDL 2021

    Mon 6th Sept Wolverhampton Heathens 16 ( James Chattin 4r 8; Sam Woolley 4r 6; Tim Colley 4r 2+1; Ben Phillips r/r) Birmingham DUCTAIR Bulls 20 ( Ben Trigger 3r 9(max); Kai Ward 3r 5+2; Jacob Fellows 2r 3+1; Bailey Fellows 3r 3)
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    NJL SHIELD

    BIRMINGHAM DUCTAIR BULLS 23 BERWICK ACADEMY 18 DUCTAIR BULLS : 1. BAILEY FELLOWS 3 3 n 3 = 9 2. JACOB FELLOWS F/X 2' 3 R = 5+1 3. BILLY BUDD 3 3 R N = 6 4. CASPER KLUCZNIAK 0 1 1 1 = 3 ACADEMY : 1. SAM McGURK 2 F/X N N = 2 2. SAM WOOLLEY N 1 N N = 1 3. CAYDIN MARTIN 2 2 3 3 =10 4. HARRY FLETCHER 1' 0 2' 2' = 5+3
  10. playing it safe?? zero points = zero pay !! He had four heavy falls last week that left him sore and black + blue and fell again in his first ride at Edinburgh . He always gives 100% but the Edinburgh track just didn't suit his riding style last night
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    MSDL 2021

    League table Up to + inc 25/8/21  M W D L F A PTS Birmingham Bulls 5 3 1 1 101 66 7 Wolverhampton Heathens 4 1 1 2 55 76 3 Eastbourne Seagulls 3 1 0 2 47 61 2
  12. Speedway fan

    MSDL 2021

    Weds 25th August Birmingham DUCTAIR Bulls 27 ( Ben Trigger 9 max; Sam Woolley 8+1 (paid max) ; Jacob Fellows 6+1; Bailey Fellows 4+1) Eastbourne Seagulls 9 ( Josh Warren 6; Stephen Whitehouse 3; Francesca Wright 0; Eli Meadows 0)
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    KOC fixtures

    Edinburgh v Birmingham Fri Sept 10 Birmingham v Edinburgh Weds Sept 29
  14. BIRMINGHAM co-owner Peter Mason wants to see a crowd at the same level as the Leicester and Kent meetings when Plymouth visit Perry Barr on Wednesday (7.30). In a big night for the club they welcome legendary three-time World Champion Jason Crump with the Gladiators and former Brummies number one Bjarne Pedersen. Mason has revealed how last week’s attendance against Berwick was 200 down on the previous numbers – something which he puts down to Albion and Blues playing at home that night. He said: “To sustain the season we need to get back to the level we enjoyed against Leicester and Kent. If we had those crowd numbers every week there would be no concerns. “It’s important for everyone to come along and get right behind us, we are all digging deep and doing our very best as a club. “We want to ensure this club has a bright future in the city and it’s down to the fans to enable us to make that happen.” Mason is excited by the prospect of Crump and Pedersen visiting Perry Barr. “Jason in particular is a legend of the sport and always will be,” he said. “It’s great to see him back racing and I notice he’s been scoring some good points recently after his bad injury earlier in the season. “I’m expecting a really good, competitive meeting and once again there will be the opportunity for fans to visit the pits and get autographs and selfies. “We’re also offering the chance to watch from the centregreen again and there will be games for the kids. “It’s a great package for fans of all ages and I hope to welcome a big crowd for a big night of racing.” Meanwhile the sides meet in Devon on Tuesday in more Championship action. Brummies are unchanged from the side which went down to defeat at Scunthorpe on Friday. BRUMMIES TEAM: Erik Riss, Valentin Grobauer, James Shanes, Ashley Morris, Chris Harris, Paco Castagna, Jack Thomas.
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    Birmingham v Plymouth 25 Aug

    It is a League Cup match with the sides undoubtedly using reserve and youth players in the main and not their full sides . I know Baggies fans who are not bothering to go to watch it . We need positive posts telling people how good a meeting it was last week with the dust problems of the previous week sorted and John Priest getting the track sorted .
  16. Speedway fan

    RIP Archie Wilkinson

    RIP ARCHIE
  17. Speedway fan

    NJL SHIELD

    Unable to track any 250 riders as one positive with covid, another engine not back so decision made to run with 125 and 500's with an e3xtra race each
  18. Speedway fan

    Brummies v Bandits 18/08

    clutch went on bike in heat 11 but he got it going but too late to catch the Bandits duo then jumped on 2nd bike for last two rides
  19. BIRMINGHAM will now do battle with Midlands rivals Leicester at Perry Barr this Wednesday (August 11, 7.30).The Brummies were due to host Edinburgh in the Knockout Cup, but with league meetings needing to take priority, a fixture reshuffle has taken place.Club bosses would like to thank everyone connected with Leicester for their co-operation - and it promises to be another stunning night of entertainment against one of the Championship’s most powerful sides.After a successful night all-round last week against Kent, another healthy crowd is anticipated in the Second City.And if you’re planning on joining us at Perry Barr this Wednesday then here is everything you need to know…FIXTURE:Birmingham Brummies v Leicester LionsCOMPETITION:ChampionshipDATE:Wednesday, August 11START TIME:7.30pm (Gates open at 6pm)VENUE:Perry Barr Stadium, Aldridge Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2ET ADMISSION DETAILS:Adults: £16.50Concessions: £14.00Students 17-22 (ID/PROOF must be provided): £5.00 Juniors (12-16): £2.00 Children 11 and under: FREE Raceday Programme: £3.00NOTE: Cash and card payments can be taken upon arrival or you can book your tickets online up until 6pm on raceday at: https://www.trybooking.com/uk/eventlist/speedwayCAR PARKING:Limited spaces are available on the stadium car park via Walsall Road for £2.50.Alternatively, supporters can park on the One Stop Shopping Centre between 6pm and 10.30pm.REFRESHMENTS:Only food or drink purchased from the stadium bar / snack bar may be consumed within stadium grounds.VIEWING:You can either head straight upstairs and take a seat watching the action from inside the main grandstand bar or you can stay downstairs, head outdoors and choose where you stand to take in the racing.ONCE YOU’RE IN…There is lots to look forward to from the minute you arrive at Perry Barr Stadium!HEAD TO THE PITSHere you will find all of the riders and their bikes as they prepare for the night of racing ahead!Grab a selfie and an autograph and feel free to ask about the specialised motorcycles you see in front of your very eyes.NOTE: The pits are only open to the public until 6.50pm.TRACK WALKEver wanted to step foot on the Perry Barr shale? Well now you can!Join plenty of other excited supporters and at least one Birmingham rider / management member on a special track walk - and don’t be afraid to ask any questions!This is free of charge and anyone interested should gather in the pits by 6.30pm.GRAB SOME MERCHANDISEHead over to our track shop and grab yourself some brand new merchandise!It is situated in the lower bar area where you can also find our Raceday Programme sales (a must have to help you follow the scores), our DVD store and our 50/50 Prize Draw ticket sellers - get yours for just £1 per strip and you could be heading home with a nice amount of unexpected cash!CENTRE GREEN EXPERIENCESpeedway racing can be breathtaking from the terraces, but there’s nothing quite like being in the middle of the action!Up to 25 supporters will have the chance to watch three races from the infield.Tickets to watch Heats 12-14 will be on sale upon entry to the stadium for just £3 per person and will be sold on a first come, first served basis.MEET OUR MASCOT - BRUMMIE BEAROne character you certainly won’t be able to miss is our mascot Brummie Bear!He’ll be walking around in his bright yellow racesuit - and he’ll have free sweets for the kids!Don’t be afraid to ask him for a picture - oh and the kids will be able to join him on the centre green during the interval for some fun and games so listen out for those announcements!BONUS JUNIOR RACINGOnce the main event is over and the 15 Championship heats are over - stick around if you can!Not only will we have the winning team parade, we also have nine heats of second half action for you to stick around for too!NEW TO SPEEDWAY?Don’t panic! Speedway racing is more than easy to follow!All of the basic rules can be found on Page 17 of the raceday programme to help you - alternatively, feel free to ask one of our friendly, regular supporters or listen carefully to the announcements from our presentation team of Ryan Guest and David Rowe before and after each heat!The main event is usually wrapped up by 9.30pm with all of the evening’s entertainment done and dusted by 10pm.We look forward to welcoming you to Perry Barr Stadium - home of the Birmingham Brummies Speedway team! Share This:
  20. BIRMINGHAM owner David Mason has underlined the club’s commitment to get through to the end of the season. Wednesday’s Perry Barr fixture has now changed and will be a Championship clash with Leicester. This means the Knockout Cup tie with Edinburgh will be put back as the club aim to keep up with their league schedule – and they have apologised for any inconvenience to travelling Monarchs fans. They enjoyed their biggest crowd of the season against Kent last Wednesday – but it still wasn’t enough to guarantee the long term future of the club. Said Mason: “We’re desperate to see it right the way through - but I can only echo what I keep saying, we need the supporters to come each and every week. “If they don’t it will spell that dreaded end that we seriously don’t want to happen whilst we’re there especially. “That isn’t a threat either, it’s just the reality of the situation we’re in right now and we wanted to be up front and honest with the supporters. “It really is a week-by-week situation and like I said, we’re desperate to get through it all. “We can’t thank the supporters that turn up week in, week out enough - they are absolutely fantastic, but we just need more of them now. “Birmingham needs speedway and we really want it to be a success. “Last week was a massive step in the right direction - that’s the sort of thing we need every single time we race at Perry Barr though. “The racing was unbelievable, the scoreline was really tight and the atmosphere was the best it’s been for a long time. “We’ve had to move a fixture around here and there and we know Leicester will be our toughest test of the season on Wednesday. “With it being a big Midlands derby though, we’re hopeful of another big crowd and we’re just hoping we can build on last week again all round. “We thank everyone for their co-operation and apologise to any Edinburgh fans who were planning to be here, but we literally are going from week to week.” Mason is also keen to see younger fans enjoying the spectacle of live racing. He added: “The week before we had literally a handful of kids turn up then last week there were nearly 100 there. “That is absolutely fantastic because they are the future of the sport and we need them coming. “I know we keep on about the short term and people might say ‘but they’re not paying any money’ but they have at least one parent or guardian with them and if they enjoy themselves they’ll keep on pestering until they come back again and again and again! “At Birmingham they get to do things that they don’t always get to do at other Speedway tracks and we can’t stress enough how much we value the kids coming through the gates.”
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    BIRMINGHAM STATEMENT 8TH AUG

    the 2nd half has 6 official races ...the 125 kids just do demo's not races for points
  22. As it's a Sunday and the e-mails might not be monitored 24/7, 7 days a week then perhaps that's why it's not been answered ??
  23. hope Rob gets a bumper crowd. Get yourself to Brough Park if you have a free Sunday with 30 heats at a bargain price
  24. Speedway fan

    Birmingham v Kent 4/8/2021

    damned if you do, damned if you don't. Take it you aren't rushing to the head of the queue to become a promoter then!
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