SPEEDWAY News and fixtures

(SPEEDWAY 1)NEWCASTLE have attracted a top class line-up for their 80th anniversary celebration meeting this Sunday, May 17 (5.30pm).A host of star riders led by Grand Prix and World Cup stars, Bjarne Pedersen, Krzystzof Kasprzak and Kenneth Bjerre will battle it out for the biggest prize fund ever given in the North East.Co-promoter George English said: "We invite speedway fans everywhere to come along and join in our celebrations."(SPEEDWAY 2)STOKE co-promoters Dave Tattum and John Woolridge will hold talks this week to discuss potential team changes.The Loomer Road side will have new team averages which determine team building - and Tattum has vowed to act if he can strengthen the side.He said: "As I've said before gone are the days of  Stoke Speedway resting on our laurels and if changes are required then we will make them."(FIXTURES)MONDAY MAY 11:SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Belle Vue v Peterborough 7.30, Eastbourne v Swindon 7.30, Wolverhampton v Ipswich 7.30TUESDAY MAY 12NATIONAL LEAGUE: Isle of Wight v King's Lynn 7.30WEDNESDAY MAY 13:SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Poole v Lakeside 7.30 PREMIER TROPHY: Birmingham v Stoke 7.30 ASHLEY JONES MEMORIAL: King's Lynn 7.30THURSDAY MAY 14: SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Ipswich v Coventry 7.30, Peterborough v Poole 7.30, Swindon v Eastbourne 7.30 PREMIER LEAGUE KO CUP:Redcar v Newport 7.30 PREMIER TROPHY: Sheffield v Berwick 7.45FRIDAY MAY 15:SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Coventry v Wolverhampton 8pm PREMIER LEAGUE: Scunthorpe v Berwick 7.30 PREMIER TROPHY: Edinburgh v Glasgow 7.30, Somerset v King's Lynn 7.30 NATIONAL LEAGUE: Plymouth v Rye House 7.30, Newport v Weymouth 7pm


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