2012 Speedway Elite League

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2012 Sky Sports Elite League
Season 2012
Champions Swindon Robins
Knockout Cup Poole Pirates
Elite League Riders Championship Australia Chris Holder
Highest average Australia Chris Holder
(9.57)
← Previous season
2011
Next season →
2013

The 2012 Elite League (also known as the Sky Sports Elite League for sponsorship reasons) took place between March and October 2012. The Poole Pirates were the defending champions after winning in 2011.

Team Lineups[edit]

Belle Vue Aces[edit]

Birmingham Brummies[edit]

Coventry Bees[edit]

Eastbourne Eagles[edit]

Kings Lynn Stars[edit]

Lakeside Hammers[edit]

Peterborough Panthers[edit]

Poole Pirates[edit]

Swindon Robins[edit]

Wolverhampton Wolves[edit]

League Table[edit]

Pos Club M Home Away F A +/- Pts
3W 2W D L 4W 3W D 1L L
1 Poole Pirates 28 10 3 1 0 4 6 0 1 3 1355 1159 72
2 Swindon Robins 28 11 3 0 0 4 4 1 1 4 1382 1173 70
3 Birmingham Brummies 28 7 3 0 4 2 1 1 4 6 1276 1276 44
4 Lakeside Hammers 28 9 2 0 3 1 2 0 3 8 1279 1290 44
5 Eastbourne Eagles 28 9 3 0 2 1 1 0 2 10 1265 1277 42
6 Peterborough Panthers 28 9 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 8 1266 1287 42
7 Kings Lynn Stars 28 6 2 2 4 2 0 0 4 8 1278 1272 36
8 Coventry Bees 28 4 4 1 5 0 1 2 4 6 1217 1229 32
9 Wolverhampton Wolves 28 7 3 0 4 0 0 1 2 10 1178 1286 31
10 Belle Vue Aces 28 3 2 0 7 0 0 0 2 12 1072 1319 15
Key:
Championship play-offs

Home: 3W = Home win by 7 points or more; 2W = Home win by between 1 and 6 points
Away: 4W = Away win by 7 points or more; 3W = Away win by between 1 and 6 points; 1L = Away loss by 6 points or less
M = Meetings; D = Draws; L = Losses; F = Race points for; A = Race points against; +/- = Race points difference; Pts = Total Points

Championship play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Leg 1[edit]

24 September 2012
Lakeside Hammers 43 – 47 Poole Pirates
Arena Essex Raceway
1 October 2012
Birmingham Brummies 35 – 55 Swindon Robins
Perry Barr Stadium

Leg 2[edit]

1 October 2012
Poole Pirates 61 – 30 Lakeside Hammers
4 October 2012
Swindon Robins 55 - 37 Birmingham Brummies
Abbey Stadium

Grand final[edit]

First leg[edit]

15 October 2012
Swindon Robins 51 - 44 Poole Pirates
Abbey Stadium

Second leg[edit]

22 October 2012
Poole Pirates 45 (89) - 44 (95) Swindon Robins

The Swindon Robins were declared Elite League Champions, winning on aggregate 95-89.

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