SPEEDWAY: Official statement, Birmingham Speedway

THE British Speedway Promoters’ Association can confirm the annulment of Birmingham Brummies Ltd, the Birmingham Speedway promotion.This is a decision made in accordance with the speedway regulations.However, the BSPA would also like to stress great efforts will continue to be made to see the continuation of the sport at Perry Barr Stadium

Chairman Alex Harkess said: “The Speedway Control Bureau, at the recommendation of the BSPA, has informed the current Birmingham management of the decision to annul.

“However, there are great efforts being made on a private and confidential basis to give the club every chance of concluding the season.”