BSPA AGM FULL REPORT

BRITISH Speedway is ready to bounce back in 2017 – after the biggest revamp of the sport in modern history.

Club bosses have spent three days voting through plans to restructure league racing in the UK which sees both Rye House and second tier champions Somerset taking the plunge with promotion to the top flight.

And there’s good news for fans of troubled Leicester and Belle Vue with both clubs, who boast a rich heritage, ready to come to the tapes again – and at the top level.

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Friday 4th November 2016

BELLE VUE ACES - OFFICIAL STATEMENT

EFFECTIVE immediately, the British Speedway Promoters’ Association (BSPA) have made the decision to revoke Belle Vue Aces’ (BVA) speedway promotion licence.


The move comes after concerns over the financial management of the Manchester-based club.


At the same time, Manchester City Council have also made the decision to not renew Belle Vue’s licence to occupy the National Speedway Stadium at Belle Vue, Manchester.

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Thursday 3rd November 2016

Gordon Steps Down As CEO

David Gordon has announced he is retiring and stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of Belle Vue Speedway but that he’ll maintain his close ties with and continue to support the club in the future.

The former CEO took over the world-famous Manchester club in late 2006 together with Chris Morton and Gordon Pairman and has been in control of the iconic Aces for the past ten seasons.

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Monday 31st October 2016

Dave Lanning

We are saddened to report that Dave Lanning, legendary speedway commentator of the 1960's, 70s, 80s and 90s, has passed away today.

Chris Morton paid tribute saying  "Personally I feel honoured and privileged to have been in some of the races commentated on by Dave Lanning, a true legend"

The condolences of all at Belle Vue Speedway go to his family and friends.


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Saturday 29th October 2016

2016 Peter Craven Memorial Trophy

Belle Vue Speedway have made the decision to announce that the 2016 Peter Craven Memorial Trophy will not be run this season.

Tickets purchased for this event – which have not already been exchanged or refunded – will be valid for the re-staging in 2017, date to be confirmed, or any other 2017 Belle Vue Speedway meeting.

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Thursday 20th October 2016