1998 Elite League speedway season

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1998 Elite League speedway season
League Sky Sports Elite League
Season 1998
Champions Ipswich Witches
Knockout Cup Ipswich Witches
Craven Shield Ipswich Witches
Elite League Riders Championship Sweden Tony Rickardsson

The 1998 Elite League season was the second year of this top division of speedway in the United Kingdom, governed by the Speedway Control Board (SCB) in conjunction with the British Speedway Promoters' Association (BSPA).

In 1998, the league decreased to nine teams with the closure of the Bradford Dukes at the end of their championship winning season in 1997. The Peterborough Panthers dropped down to the Premier League but were replaced by the Oxford Cheetahs. The league operated on a standard format without play-offs.

Final table[edit]

M W D L F A Pts Bon Tot
Ipswich Witches 32 26 1 5 1653 1211 53 16 69
Belle Vue Aces 32 20 0 12 1524 1353 40 12 52
Coventry Bees 32 18 1 13 1474 1401 37 11 48
Swindon Robins 30 15 1 16 1429 1450 31 7 38
Eastbourne Eagles 30 15 0 17 1430 1449 30 7 37
Wolverhampton Wolves 32 14 1 17 1421 1444 29 8 37
Oxford Cheetahs 32 13 2 17 1388 1490 28 5 33
Poole Pirates 32 11 1 14 1348 1529 23 5 28
King's Lynn Stars 32 8 1 23 1270 1610 17 1 18

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