Worldspeedway.com


Worldspeedway.com 
 
 Advertise on Worldspeedway.com
 
 Speedway Fans Social Network
 
 Speedway News Feed
 
 British Speedway
 Elite League
 Premier League
 National League
 Results
 
 Speedway Grand Prix
 
 Speedway World Cup
 
 World Junior Speedway Championship
 
 American Speedway
 
 Australian Speedway
 
 Canadian Speedway
 
 Danish Speedway
 
 Eastern European Speedway
 
 German Speedway
 
 Hungarian/Austrian Speedway
 
 Italian Speedway
 
 New Zealand Speedway
 
 Norwegian Speedway
 
 Polish Speedway
 
 South African Speedway
 
 Swedish Speedway
 
 Speedway Books and Games
 
 Miscellaneous Speedway
 
 Grass Track Racing
 
 Long Track Racing
 
 Short Track Racing
 
 Ice Speedway
 
 Sidecar Speedway
 
 Cycle Speedway
 
 Flat Track Racing
 
 Dirt Track Racing
 
 Speedway Links
 Links
 
 Speedway Best Pairs
 
 Speedway European Championship
 
 About this site
 About Us
 Contact Us
 Privacy Policy
Search

British Speedway : Elite League Last Updated: Jul 17th, 2014 - 18:24:19


Poole Speedway: Pirates clinch 2008 Elite League Championship.
By Admin
Oct 14, 2008, 20:37

Email this article
 Printer friendly page

The Poole Castle Cover Pirates pulled off a stunning 60 – 33 victory to beat the Lakeside Hammers and become the Sky Sports Elite League Champions for 2008.

Pirates completely dominated the meeting from the start to brush aside the Hammers and break the magic 60 point barrier for only the second time this season at the Wimborne Road raceway.

“ What a way to win the championship “ said Pirates team manager Neil Middleditch “ The team were magnificent and did everything that was asked of them, and I think you can say we did it with some style. I shall treasure this moment for some time ”

“ In my opinion this is one of the all time great Poole sides. Their team spirit is second to none and they have just got better and better throughout the season. I can’t fault them in any way and I really believe they deserve all the credit they get. ”

Poole opened up with a broadside of race wins, with four maximum wins in the first five races. Lakeside pulled back with a 8 – 1 win in Heat 6, but after that  it was all one way traffic as the Pirates scorched their way to their third Elite League championship title in six years, the previous successes coming in 2003 and 2004.

All eyes will now be on the Pirates as they prepare themselves for the final of the B.S.P.A. Knockout Cup which takes place on the 25 and 26 October.  Poole will go head to head against South Coast rival Eastbourne, with Pirates needing an aggregate win to pull of an historic league and cup double..


© Copyright Worldspeedway.com

Top of Page

Elite League
More News
Belle Vue Speedway: Double Delight For Rampant Aces.
Poole Speedway: Win at Coventry sends Pirates back to the top.
Swindon Speedway: Greaves misses out at Kent.
Leicester Speedway: Lions axe Mads,
Belle Vue Speedway: Team updates for tonight.
Poole Speedway: Maximum points needed.
King's Lynn Speedway: Stars see out home schedule against Lakeside
Coventry Speedway: Bees in to Play-Offs
Belle Vue Speedway: The Eagles' Last Flight?
Belle Vue Speedway: Belle Vue 'Delighted' With Stadium Approval.
Belle Vue Speedway: Aces fixture update.
Swindon Speedway: Robins roll back the years.
Belle Vue Speedway: Robins rue the night.
Poole Speedway: Pirates go top.
Swindon Speedway: Robins recovery falls short.
King's Lynn Speedway: Harris in for Leicester trip
Swindon Speedway: Robins confident, not complacement.
Poole Speedway: It;s the Eagles on Wednesday night.
Belle Vue Speedway: Lions declawed.
Swindon Speedway: Rampant Robins in title chase.
Coventry Speedway: Bees suffer night to forget
Wolverhampton Speedway: Wolves record resounding win over Eagles
Coventry Speedway: Bees looking to continue Play-Off push at Swindon
Wolverhampton Speedway: Final home test
Leicester Speedway: Belle Vue v Leicester Preview.
Swindon Speedway: Laying down a marker.
King's Lynn Speedway: Stars grab away point
Swindon Speedway: Robins minus one.
Poole Speedway: Pirates draw at Lakeside.
Belle Vue Speedway: A Note On Admission - Belle Vue v Swindon 10.09.2014.
Belle Vue Speedway: The Great Gorton Carnival... An Ace Event.
Belle Vue Speedway: A Matter Of Pride.
Wolverhampton Speedway: Depleted Wolves slip to heavy defeat
Coventry Speedway: Horton explains Priest situation
Coventry Speedway: Bees pull off remarkable win
King's Lynn Speedway: Stars target victory at Eastbourne
Swindon Speedway: Robins back in play off spot.
Leicester Speedway: Leicester v Swindon Preview.
Poole Speedway: Pirates sneak home over Wolves.
Wolverhampton Speedway: Battling Wolves pick up point at Poole