SPEEDWAY news and fixtures

(SPEEDWAY 1)PETERBOROUGH are hot favourites to avoid relegation after holding Wolverhampton to a 48-47 deficit at Monmore Green on Tuesday.Panthers were a staggering 16-points behind after just six races but hit back in style with two maximums in the last two heats. Kenneth Bjerre and Rory Schlein both scores 14.Boss Trevor Swales said: "We kept our cool and now fancy our chances on Thursday in the home leg."(SPEEDWAY 2)STOKE are offering fans a bumper night of racing when they stage the showpiece Conference League Fours on Saturday.All eight clubs will be represented in a programme which features 24-races at the Loomer Road venue.Said Potters promoter Dave Tattum: "We're really looking forward to staging this event, it's an honour for us and I'm sure it will be a great night of entertainment for the fans."(FIXTURES)WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 15:PREMIER LEAGUE PLAY-OFF FINAL: King's Lynn v Edinburgh 7.30 MIDLAND SHIELD:Birmingham v Wolverhampton 7.45THURSDAY OCTOBER 16:ELITE LEAGUE RELEGATION RACE-OFF: Peterborough v Wolverhampton 7.30 CRAVEN SHIELD FINAL: Lakeside v Coventry 7.45 YOUNG SHIELD: Redcar v Workington 7.30 FOUR-TEAM TOURNAMENT: Ipswich 7.30CHALLENGE: Sheffield v Owlerton Outlaws 7.45

FRIDAY OCTOBER 17:PREMIER LEAGUE PLAY-OFF FINAL: Edinburgh v King's Lynn 7.30 PREMIER LEAGUE KO CUP FINAL: Somerset v Workington 7.30

SATURDAY OCTOBER 18:ACE OF HERTS: Rye House 7pmCONFERENCE LEAGUE FOURS: Stoke 7pmYOUNG SHIELD: Berwick v Isle of Wight 7pm, Workington v Redcar 7pm