What happened to Coventry speedway stadium?
It was the home of the Coventry Bees motorcycle speedway team. It also hosted BriSCA F1 Stock Car Racing on the 1st Saturday of the month from April through to November. From 1978 until early 2016 it intermittently hosted greyhound racing. As of 2021, it is closed and dilapidated after several fires.
When did Coventry speedway close?
The Bees’ former home, also known as Coventry Stadium, closed in 2016 after hosting speedway events since 1928. One campaigner who has been fighting to save the stadium has said she is “absolutely gutted” about the latest blaze at the derelict site.
Who owns Brandon Stadium?
Stadium owners Brandon Estates submitted plans three years ago to build 137 homes on the site, which has yet to be considered by Rugby Borough Council, but this week submitted the updated plans to the authority.
Who owns Coventry speedway?
Read the full story… FOLLOWING the latest major fire at Brandon last month, a statement has been issued quoting a spokesman for owners Brandon Estates. Read the full story… COVENTRY Bees will be back on track for one night only at the start of the new speedway season.
Are Coventry Bees still going?
Coventry Bees were a motorcycle speedway team that existed from 1929 to 2018. They raced at Brandon Stadium, Brandon near Coventry, England.
What happened to Coventry Bees speedway team?
On 26 February 2017 it was announced by the BSPA that the club has had its licence frozen and therefore would not be competing in the Speedway Great Britain Premiership 2017 season. The licence being frozen was due to the club being unable to satisfy the BSPA that they can fulfil a full season of league racing.
Where do Coventry Bees race now?
Coventry Bees are a motorcycle speedway team that was formed in 1928. Unsurprisingly the riders wear yellow and black colours. The home ground is Brandon Stadium in Warwickshire. They have a rich history of success with 5 British League titles and 3 Elite League titles not to mention cup wins and other glories.
Do Coventry Bees still exist?
Coventry Bees were a motorcycle speedway team that existed from 1929 to 2018.
Does Coventry have speedway teams?
Coventry Bees are a motorcycle speedway team that was formed in 1928. Unsurprisingly the riders wear yellow and black colours. The home ground is Brandon Stadium in Warwickshire.