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No Brakes, No Fear is the only official podcast of British Speedway. Hosted by Ian Brannan, listen every week for the latest match reaction, previews of up coming fixtures, and exclusive interviews with British Speedway’s biggest stars. Get the inside line on what’s happening at your club, with a new episode every week. No Brakes, No Fear, the Official Podcast of British Speedway.


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This weeks episode throws the spotlight on the Belle Vue Aces, who after a 3 week break in fixtures return to action in the ROWE Motor Oil Premiership against Sheffield. Our main guest in Belle Vue CEO and team manager Mark Lemon, to discuss the Aces' season so far, when captain Brady Kurtz will return and why hosting the Speedway of Nations is hugely important for the future of speedway in Manchester. Plus we hear from Danny King as he makes his injury comeback for Redcar, and Maciej Janowski gives us an insight into the real Magic! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are joined by 7x British Champion Scott Nicholls to look back on the 2024 British Final which saw Dan Bewley become only the 5th rider in history to win 3 successive titles. We also look ahead to this weekend's SGP action in Sweden, and talk about Scott's team in the Championship the Oxford Cheetahs. Plus we have reaction from Monday night as Scott was also helping his hometown side Ipswich to the top of the ROWE Motor Oil Premiership, as they defeated reigning champions Sheffield. And we have a round up of all the action from the Cab Direct Championship, speaking to Josh Pickering of the Edinburgh Monarchs, Jason Edwards of the Redcar Bears, Poole boss Neil Middleditch and Scunthorpe's Kyle Howarth after hitting an 18 point max for the Scorpions! British Speedway, Ipswich Witches, Ro Motor Oil Premiership, Foxhall Speedway, Richie Hawkins, Simon Stead, Adam Ellis, Tai Woffinden, Scott Nicholls, British Final, Tom Brennan, Cardiff Speedway GP, Cab Direct Championship, Jason Edwards, Kyle Howarth, Josh Pickering, Speedway Podcast, British Speedway News, Speedway Interviews, Speedway Racing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Reacting to the latest action in British Speedway, with interviews from Emil Sayfutdinov, Justin Sedgmen, Sam Hagon, Leon Flint, Simon Stead, Richie Hawkins, Chris Louis, and many more. Plus we get to know Poole and Leicester star Richard Lawson a little better too! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we bring you an exclusive first interview with Freddie Lindgren, as the World No 2 returns to British Speedway with the Birmingham Brummies..! We are also joined for a long chat by one of his team mates Leon Flint ahead of a bust and crucial week for the British rising star. We have reaction from Monday's Bank Holiday fixtures and also from Italy after a number of British based riders competed in the SGP Qualifiers. Finally we have a round of from the Cab Direct Championship as Redcar make a change, we hear from Dan Gilkes! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week our special guest is Leicester Lions rising star & Poole Pirate SAM HAGON! Sam is set to feature in the next ROWE Motor Oil Premiership clash live on Eurosport on Bank Holiday Monday as Leicester Lions face Oxford Spires. We also have an extended chat with former World Champion and Sheffield rider Chris Holder. And there's reaction from Monday's Premiership clash between Belle Vue & King's Lynn. Finally there's a Championship round up featuring Scunthorpe Scorpion Michael Palm Toft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are joined by Belle Vue rider Norick Blodorn who races this weekend in the German SGP in Landshut as wildcard in his home nation. We also have reaction from Owlerton after Ipswich bagged their first win in South Yorkshire for 10 years. And Kelvin Tatum gives his verdict on the GP of Poland in Warsaw. Plus much more..! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are joined by Sheffield & Redcar star JASON EDWARDS, ahead of a busy week for the British rising star as the Tigers race in front of the Eurosport cameras against Ipswich on Monday night. We also have reaction to the Bank Holiday fixtures in the ROWE Motor Oil Premiership, as well as from the Championship as Glasgow begin their title defence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week have have full reaction from the first Eurosport British Speedway TV meeting, as Birmingham Brummies sprung a surprise on the Belle Vue Aces at Perry Barr. Our main guest is new King's Lynn Stars signing Nicolai Klindt, who has a new clubs just days after being released by Oxford Spires. And Kelvin Tatum joins us to give his verdict on his trip to Perry Barr, and Croatia where he witnessed Jack Holder win his first ever Speedway GP. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The ROWE Motor Oil Premiership heads for it's first date with Eurosport / Discovery + on Monday the 29th April when Birmingham Brummies face Belle Vue Aces, and on this week's episode we are joined by former Ace turned Brummie TOM BRENNAN! It has been a busy time for Tom also racing in Prague with Team GB, and for Poole Pirates as well as racing twice this week for the Brummies. Also in this episode we look ahead to the start of Speedway GP with Dan Bewley & Eurosport commentator Chris Louis. Plus as always there's reaction from the latest clashes in the ROWE Motor Oil Premiership and the BSN Series in the Championship, including interviews with David Howe of Scunthorpe, Bastian Borke of Berwick and Tate Zischke of Workington Comets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are joined by Sheffield Tigers Captain Kyle Howarth, with the Tigers getting their first big away win on the board then now look to make up for lost time on home shale..! We also have reaction from Perry Barr as Leicester defeated the Brummies in a rain affected clash in the ROWE Motor Oil Premiership. And Belle Vue star Jaimon Lidsey joins us for a chat about life the universe and the contents of his Spotify collection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are joined by King's Lynn Stars rider & 4 time World Team Champion, Danish hero Niels Kristian Iversen. The Stars are hoping to stage their first home meeting of the year this week thanks to the weather, and Niels can't wait..! We also have reaction from Belle Vue after their big win over Leicester, and we have interviews from the Championship too. Finally Steve Worrall is the latest rider to face the questions of the man we call Mike. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week Ipswich rising star Dan Thompson is the main guest after his impressive display against his old side on Monday. We also have reaction from the rest of the Bank Holiday action in the Premiership KO Cup and the ROWE Motor Oil Premiership. As racing in the 2nd tier gets underway in the BSN Series we hear from Poole Pirate Zach Cook after they blew away Oxford Cheetahs in their season opener. And Lewi Kerr reflects on winning some early season silverware with his new side Berwick Bandits. Plus we get to know Kings Lynn rider Ben Basso a bit better, as he faces the big questions in "Mike Meets". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week our main guest is James Denham, team manager of Workington Comets as they get their season started with 3 meetings in 3 days over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. We also have reaction from Monday's ROWE Motor Oil Premiership clash between Birmingham and Sheffield, and interviews from last week's opening clashes at Leicester and Ipswich. Plus we catch up with new Scunthorpe manager David Howe, and new Poole Pirate Sam Hagon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week British legend Chris Harris is the main guest, to talk life at Oxford Spires & Glasgow Tigers. We also hear from Belle Vue Boss Mark Lemon, Leicester's Max Fricke and Niels Kristian Iversen. And 2 winners from meetings earlier in the week, Freddie Lindgren and Brady Kurtz. On the only official podcast of British Speedway, No Brakes No Fear! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The 2024 British Speedway season is here, kicking off with 2 Premiership fixtures on the very first day. Kelvin Tatum looks ahead to the prospects for the 7 Premiership sides, and explains why he feels some sides are underrated, and ones he thinks will be heading to the playoffs. We also look ahead to a few early season special meetings, including the Ben Fund Bonanza at Workington, we speak to Ben Fund chair Paul Ackroyd. And Kyle Howarth & Charles Wright celebrate their testimonials, we hear form both! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
British Speedway is back, and so is the No Brakes No Fear, the official podcast of British Speedway. Every week until the end of October join us for exclusive interviews and special guests, with unrivalled access to the biggest stars from the Premiership, Championship and National League. We kick off with 2 guests right at the top of British Speedway. Premiership CEO Phil Morris discusses the changes he's made to the top flight for 2024, and looks ahead to the strongest British league in over 10 years, featuring GP stars and former World Champions. Phil also continues as FIM Race Director for SGP & Speedway of Nations, which comes to Manchester in July. Rob Godfrey is Chairman of the BSPL and promoter of Scunthorpe Scorpions, he discusses the changes made to allow more opportunities for young talent in the Championship in 2024 and why he feels that division is as strong as ever. And looks forward to what he hopes will be another successful year for Scunthorpe, who are looking to add further silverware after their KO Cup win last year. Be sure to follow / subscribe to No Brakes No Fear for free on your podcast app of choice, so you never miss a new episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
A short update to bring you a chat with one of the people leading the quest to save Coventry's Brandon Stadium, Jeff Davies. An Appeal over a planning application to redevelop Coventry’s Brandon Stadium has been dismissed by the Inspector. Brandon is one of British Speedway’s most significant venues, having hosted top national and international events as well as being home to the Bees at the top level of the sport for sixty years. It was closed in the winter of 2016/17 as developers pursued plans for housing and, subsequently, a 3G football pitch, which was rejected last winter by the local Planning Committee. That decision has now been upheld following a public inquiry, in which representatives for Rugby Borough Council and the Save Coventry Speedway & Stox Campaign Group produced evidence and key witnesses in support of the stadium. The Appeal was dismissed on the grounds that the stadium with its established use is not surplus to requirements and the ‘benefits’ of the alternative provision do not outweigh the loss of the stadium, therefore putting the proposals in conflict with various sections of national and local legislation. Jeff was speaking at the GB Young Lions Celebration of Speedway event, and we also catch up with GB youth boss Neil Vatcher. The draw for the U21 final qualifier was completed as well as an unveiling for the 2024 Youth Championship programme, and we look ahead to some of the changes coming into play in British Speedway in 2024 too with Neil who also heads up British referees. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
We now know who will compete in British Speedway in 2024, the league structure, rule changes and much more. In this episode Ian Brannan is joined by 2 BSPL board directors to look at the top 2 professional leagues, and how these changes will work. Chris Louis is promoter of 2023 KO Cup Winners and Grand Finalists the Ipswich Witches, and Danny Ford is co promoter of the Poole Pirates, both represent 50% of the BSPL Board responsible for the direction of British Speedway. 2024 sees a marked change in youth development with all teams required to offer one of 3 options to aid the next generation of speedway talent. There are also changes to the amount of Ekstraliga riders per team, electronic starts and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
November is here, and so the book closes on the 2023 British Speedway season. Eurosport commentator Dave Rowe and speedway writer Ryan Guest join Ian Brannan to look back on the 2023 season, the highs, the lows, the winners and those for which things didn't quite go to plan. You probably have your own questions about what happens next as we approach the AGM, and how thing may look in 2023. We aim to answer as much as we currently know, although we'll be back with another episode mid November once everything has been confirmed at the AGM. We also have an interview with new British U19 Champion Dan Thompson, who sealed his first major individual title winning a deciding run off at Perry Barr last week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week, we have reaction from Wolves Olympique where Zach Cook claimed the title in the final ever running at Monmore Green Stadium Plus, Eurosport Commentator and British Speedway legends looks back on the 2023 Sports Insure Premiership playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Ivan Pennell

An excellent way of keeping up with Speedway.

Oct 12th
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Daniel Connor

This by far exceeded my expectations. a very interesting podcast!

Apr 14th
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