SPEEDWAY News and fixtures

(SPEEDWAY 1)

BIRMINGHAM have announced plans to hold a press conference at Perry Barr next week regarding the future of the club.The Brummies were put up for sale by owner Tony Mole during the closing weeks of the season after enjoying their first year at Elite League level.Co-promoter Graham Drury said: “We will reveal the details at a press conference next Monday and at this stage I am very hopeful that my wife Denise and I will remain in position at the club under the new owners.“Birmingham Speedway has been a big success since the re-launch and if 2011 is, as we expect, to be Tony’s last at the club it seems fitting that he brought international recognition by moving into the Elite League and all that goes with it including the worldwide TV coverage.”

(SPEEDWAY 2)

COVENTRY co-boss Alun Rossiter says he wants to make a quick start on team-building for 2012.Rossiter saw the Bees finish the season with aggregate victory over Wolverhampton in the Midland Bowl, winning both home and away, and the Brandon side already have club asset Chris Harris confirmed for next year.Rossiter said: “It’s been a long and hard season after a long winter and I’m quite pleased this is the last meeting, because it’s been quite frustrating at times.“But now it’s straight back to the drawing board to start to put together a team for next year. We won’t be messing around, we have plenty of options and we want to get things settled early.”

(FIXTURES)

THURSDAY OCTOBER 27:16-LAP CLASSIC: Ipswich 7.30

FRIDAY OCTOBER 28:PREMIER LEAGUE: Berwick v Newport 7.30, Plymouth v Edinburgh 7.30

SATURDAY OCTOBER 29:PREMIER LEAGUE: Newport v Edinburgh 6pm, Workington v Plymouth 6.30pm, Workington v Plymouth (follows previous fixture)

SUNDAY OCTOBER 30:PREMIER LEAGUE: Workington v Edinburgh 3pm NATIONAL LEAGUE: Newport v Scunthorpe 6pm ACE OF HERTS: Rye House 6pm JUNIOR GOLDEN HELMET: Glasgow 3pm