Scunthorpe Scorpions

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Scunthorpe Scorpions
Scorpions speedw logo.png
Club information
Track address Eddie Wright Raceway
Normanby Road
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN15 8QZ
Country England
Founded 1972, 2005
Closed 1985
Team manager Richard Hollingsworth
Team captain David Howe
League SGB Championship
Website scunthorpescorpions.co
Club facts
Colours White and Red
Track size 285 metres (312 yd)
Track record time 55.76 seconds
Track record date 14 May 2010
Track record holder Kenni Larsen
Current team
Rider CMA
Australia Ryan Douglas 7.18
England Josh Auty 7.10
Denmark Michael Palm Toft 6.98
England Carl Wilkinson 6.12
England Lewis Kerr 5.98
Austria Fritz Wallner 4.00
England Josh Bailey 2.05
Total 39.41
Major team honours
Conference League Champions 2006, 2007
Conference League KO Cup Winners 2006, 2007
Conference Trophy Winners 2006, 2007
Conference Shield Winners 2006
Conference Fours Winners 2007
Conference League Pairs Winners 2006

The Scunthorpe Scorpions are a speedway team in the British SGB Championship.[1] After three successful years in the Conference League the side were accepted into the Premier League for 2008. A new team, the Scunthorpe Saints, was formed and continued riding in the Conference League and later the National League with the main aim to develop riders for the Premier League side.

The original Scunthorpe side were known as Scunthorpe Saints from 1972 to 1979 when they rode at Quibell Park Stadium on Brumby Wood Lane, and then Scunthorpe Stags from 1979 to 1985 when they rode at Ashby Ville.

The club also run more speedway events than any track in Britain with a wide range of amateur meetings, open practices and mini-track sessions providing excellent opportunities for riders to gain track time and develop their skills.

2017 Team[edit]

Also rode:

Replaced the injured Fritz Wallner

2016 Team[edit]

Also rode:

2015 Team[edit]

2010 Team[edit]

Number eight rider:

2009 Team[edit]

Also rode:

2008 Team[edit]

2007 Team[edit]

Other honours[edit]

Lincolnshire Cup[edit]

Winners: 2005, 2006 & 2007

Easter Cup[edit]

Winners: 2006

Humber Bridge Trophy[edit]

Winners: 2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamford, Robert (2007-03-01). Tempus Speedway Yearbook 2007. NPI Media Group. ISBN 0-7524-4250-3. 
  2. ^ "Scorpions sign Bergström". BSPA. 12 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-12. 

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