SPEEDWAY news

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STEVE and Nicky Mallett have completed their purchase of the lease to Newport's Hayley Stadium - and the Wasps will be back on track next season.The local duo take over as promoters with the club re-claiming their place in the Premier League..Steve Mallett said: "This will always be a red letter day in my life when all the legal niceties were over and I could revive the sport again."

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BIRMINGHAM have signed 21-year-old Australian Robert Ksiezak - with another new signing close to completion.Ksiezak joins after previously racing for Edinburgh and Glasgow, and is confident of being a suc! cess at Perry Barr.Club boss Graham Drury said: "Robert has been given a big financial incentive to achieve an average of eight-points and above next season - and he regards it as money safely in the bank for October."