Eastbourne Eagles

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Eastbourne Eagles
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Club information
Track address Arlington Stadium
Arlington
Hailsham
Sussex
BN27 1RN
Nr. Eastbourne
Country England England
Founded 1929
Team manager Trevor Geer
Team captain Australia Cameron Woodward
League Elite League
Website Official site
Club facts
Colours Blue and Yellow
Track size 275 metres
Track record time 54.9 seconds
Track record date 18 April 2008
Track record holder Jason Crump
Chris Holder
Current team
Rider CMA
Denmark Bjarne Pedersen 8.12
Finland Joonas Kylmakorpi 7.12
Australia Cameron Woodward 6.34
Sweden Kim Nilsson 5.18
DenmarkMikkel Michelsen 5.00
England Lewis Blackbird 3.00
England Daniel Halsey 3.00
Total 37.76
Major team honours
Premier League champions 1995
Elite League Champions 2000
British League Div 2 Champions 1971
National League Champions 1977, 1986, 1987
Elite League KO Cup Winner 1997, 2002, 2008
British League KO Cup Winner 1994
Second Division KO Cup 1975, 1977, 1978, 1985, 1986, 1987

The Eastbourne Eagles are a British speedway team based near Eastbourne, England who compete in the British Elite League. They became Elite League Champions in 2000. They were also Elite League Knockout Cup winners in 2002[1] and again in 2008.[2] Speedway was initially introduced to Eastbourne in 1929.[3]

2012 Team[edit]

2013 Team[edit]

Notable former riders[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamford, Robert (January 2004). Tempus Speedway Yearbook 2004. NPI Media Group. ISBN 0-7524-2915-9. 
  2. ^ "Eagles seal KO Cup shock". Skysports. 2008-10-27. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  3. ^ Bamford, R & Jarvis J.(2001). Homes of British Speedway. ISBN 0-7524-2210-3

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