Advertise on
 Speedway Fans Social Network
 Speedway News Feed
 British Speedway
 Elite League
 Premier League
 National League
 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
 Speedway Best Pairs
 Speedway European Championship
 About this site
 About Us
 Contact Us
 Privacy Policy

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

Top of Page

Elite League
More News
Swindon Speedway: Disco for Darcy.
Swindon Speedway: Leigh remembers great Abbey days.
Poole Speedway: Huge boost for Darcy fund.
Poole Speedway: High emotion at Darcy benefit.
Swindon Speedway: Star guest for Sunday.
Swindon Speedway: Russell anticipating big Abbey send-off.
Poole Speedway: Darcy Ward benefit meeting.
Wolverhampton Speedway: New date for Olympique
Swindon Speedway: More riders for Abbey farewell.
Poole Speedway: Dudek on deck at Wimborne Road.
Swindon Speedway: Rosco revved up.
Swindon Speedway: New engine at Abbey farewell.
Poole Speedway: Pirates take third straight Elite League title.
Belle Vue Speedway: Lemon: "We Lost But Won".
Poole Speedway: Pirates can make history tonight.
Belle Vue Speedwy: Žagar's Kirky Delight.
Poole Speedway: A win on Wednesday needed for the title.
Belle Vue Speedway: Aces All Or Nothing At Wimborne.
Swindon Speedway: Robins squash Oxford rumours.
Poole Speedway: Can the Pirates make it three EL titles in a row?
Belle Vue Speedway: Cook: "No Background Distractions".
Belle Vue Speedway: Worrall: "It's Only Right We're Together".
Swindon Speedway: Darcy Ward collection update.
Leicester Speedway: Hemsley comments on Doyle article.
Belle Vue Speedway: Nielsen: "One Epic Tug Of War!"
Belle Vue Speedway: Nicholls: "Our Aim Is Clear-Cut!"
Wolverhampton Speedway: Star duo added to big event
Belle Vue Speedway: EL Grand Final Admission.
Swindon Speedway: Summers: not good enough.
Belle Vue Speedway: Fricke: "Bring On The Final!"
Swindon Speedway: Robins looking ahead.
Belle Vue Speedway: Aces 'Stoked' To Reach Final.
Poole Speedway: Pirates cruise in to Grand Final.
Swindon Speedway: Robins ousted by the Aces.
Swindon Speedway: Morris looking to recapture form.
Belle Vue Speedway: Žagar Ruled Out.
Wolverhampton Speedway: Olympique update
Swindon Speedway: Rossiter - 'we still believe we can do it'.
Poole Speedway: Dak out on compassionate grounds.
Belle Vue Speedway: A Final Flourish.