Since my first post on British Ice Speedway Riders I've had quite a few e-mails and comments from fans and former riders either asking to see more or copying me in on some more photographs. Here's a second selection of riders, including some who were not featured in my first post.
|Richard Greer in action at the 1972 World Championship preliminary round at Grenoble, France where he finished in 11th place with 9 pts. He rode again at Assen in February 1973 and also netted 7 points in the World Championship Semi-Final at the same Netherlands venue in 1974. |
This photo was given to Terry Stone by Richard himself, and was posted on the yahoo oldtimespeedway forum in response to a query of mine.
|Mark Uzell used to work in Swindon for Steve over at the SteveStockers blog, but he was forever taking months off in the Winter to go Ice Racing. Mark now lives in Sweden where he can ride his ice bikes whenever he wants.|
|Mark Uzell shows off those deadly spikes.|
Photo's kindly supplied by Stevestockers
|Ian Pratt (GB) and Bruce Cribb (NZ) on parade at Alkmaar in 1983.|
|Reg Thomas and Shane Hearty looked after the British riders interests in the 1980s. |
Here they are in the pits area at Assen in 1985.
|Graham Halsall, Shane Hearty and Lee Pavitt at the 1988 World Championship preliminary round at Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. Lee finished 8th with 14 points and Graham finished 12th with 9 points.|
|Bruce Cribb in conversation with German ace Michael Lang.|
|Graham Halsall (yellow helmet) makes a blast around the outside.|
|Paul Evitts waiting to take to the ice at Eindhoven in 1986|