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Sky Is The Limit For Bears

    There will a MONDAY staging of the Redcar Bears next Premier League fixture as the cameras of Sky TV visit the South Tees Motorsport Park on 24th August for the visit of the reigning league champions the Edinburgh Monarchs with the rider parade at 7.15pm prior to the speedway racing.   Commented Bears boss Brian Havelock: 'This is a feather in the cap for both the club and for the Premier League. We only revived the sport on Teesside in 2006 and we have had to work hard ....

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Change Of Format For Bears Racenight

    Redcar Speedway will stage their first Best Pairs formula of the new era - the Teesside Open Pairs - at the South Tees Motorsport Park on this evening with tapes up at 7.30pm   In addition to the Redcar Bears squad there will a fresh face to the British Speedway scene, a popular ex-Bear and a number of racers from other tracks in the Premier League in the mix.   Points will be scored on the conventional 3,2,1,0 system according to position with six pairs making ....

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Redcar Bears Cup Ko

  Redcar Bears toppled out of the KO cup last night but made Scunthorpe battle all the way. Scunthorpe came into last night’s re-arranged KO Cup 2nd leg (was originally the 1st leg) trailing by a big 11 points margin. That uphill task became a mountain when Robbie Kessler crashed out of the meeting in his first race. But credit where credit’s due the remaining 6 riders fought tooth and nail all the way but finally had to bow out. We can concentrate on the league ....

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Brian Shuffles The Pack

    With the Scunthorpe Scorpions at the South Tees Motorsport Park from 7.30pm on Thursday evening in Knockout Cup action against the Redcar Bears - team manager Brian Havelock has adjusted his team line-up.   Under new rules this season the clubs must show each other their team sheets well in advance with team managers having the capacity to switch the riding order of certain team members if necessary. Brian was already planning to switch Carl Stonehewer to number two but ....

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Diamonds Are Forever!

  A much improved Newcastle Diamonds will represent one of the strongest challenges since 2006 when the Tynesiders visit the South Tees Motorsport in Premier League action against the Redcar Bears on Thursday evening with tapes up at 7.30pm.   Having mauled the Bears by 64 points to 26 on July 19th in a match which saw six of the Redcar team hit the deck on a controversial track - the Diamonds have been competitive on the road leading their team manager George English to state: 'We ....

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Redcar Rock Rebels In A Thriller

    What an exhilarating meeting at the Motorsport Park last night as Redcar came from behind to clinch victory and all the 3 points against the mighty Somerset Rebels. The final score of 52-41 masks the story of a night of high drama and some spectacular racing.   There were few clues early on that this would be a special night. The experienced former Elite Aussie Steve Johnston led the Rebels off to the first of five successive heat victories. Redcar were only able to stay ....

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Busy Bears Face The Rebels

  It's three matches in three days for the Redcar Bears starting with a home Premier League fixture against the Somerset Rebels this Thursday evening at the South Tees Motorsport Park with tapes up at 7.30pm.   The Rebels representatives have featured well in national competiions so far this season being silver medallists in the Premier Pairs and Premier Fours competitions. This is a reflection on the strong spearhead of Australian Steve Johnston and Swede Emil Kramer plus a rising ....

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Bandits Aim To Plunder Points

  The Berwick Bandits travel down the A1 to the South Tees Motorsport Park on Thursday evening determined to plunder Premier League points from the Redcar Bears when the tapes rise at 7.30pm.   There is some inside knowledge in the Border club's ranks as young reserve Greg Blair is a former Redcar Cub and team manager Dave Peet was Clerk of the Course at the circuit off South Bank Road, Middlesbrough from season 2006 when the sport was revived on Teesside.   The Bandits have ....

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Sadness Surrounds Bears Match With Scunthorpe

  This (Thursday) evening the Scunthorpe Scorpions visit the South Tees Motorsport Park at 7.30pm for the first leg of the second round of the Knockout Cup competition but with one key figure missing.   For in the early hours of Monday morning the Leven-based team manager of the Scorpions Kenny Smith passed away after losing his battle against throat cancer. Kenny was a trouper to the end and was in charge of the Scorpions for the final time on Saturday evening in their home ....

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Bears Blast The Comets

  Redcar Bears won the battle of the north when they defeated the side that started the week as Premier League leaders. After BBC Look North cameras set the scene from the Motorsport Park a big crowd gathered for this clash of the titans.   Redcar’s recently promoted no.1 Ty Proctor roared away to victory leaving Workington skipper Kevin Doolan trailing in his wake. Robbie Kessler managed to take a point ahead of the Comets rider replacement Craig Cook.   With Charles ....

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League Leaders Fly Into South Tees

Premier League leaders the Workington Comets bring their powerful heat leader trio to the South Tees Motorsport Park on Thursday evening to face the Redcar Bears with tapes up at 7.30pm.   Aussie Kevin Doolan, Czech Adrian Rymel and Brit Andre Compton are seasoned professionals who will test the Bears top riders while ex-Redcar Cub Richard Lawson is a rising star who must be contained if the Bears are to win through in what promises to be a close and exciting Premier League ....

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Redcar Rock Newcastle

  Redcar Bears 53:37 Newcastle Diamonds. That’s the kind of emphatic result that Teessiders really appreciate against the Geordies. The final score though only tells half the story because Redcar trailed through the first part of the meeting, at one point by as much as 6 points. In the end we triumphed. Ty Proctor scored a maximum and local lad Stuart Swales made a triumphant comeback.   It was a struggle early on for the Bears as Newcastle meant business and roared into a ....

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Bears Take On Their Favourite Opponents

    The Newcastle Diamonds are the visitors to the South Tees Motorsport Park the home of the Redcar Bears on Thursday evening in Premier Trophy action with tapes up at 7.30pm   “We love taking on the Geordies whatever the fixture at anytime and anywhere,” exclaimed Teessider boss Brian Havelock who, along with his son and Bears skipper Gary, hails from Yarm. “There was a time when the Diamonds ruled the roost not just in the North East region but in the ....

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Bears Beat Brummies In Thriller

  Redcar Bears defeated Birmingham Brummies in a rip-roaring night of speedway. The Bears couldn’t prevent the Brummies taking a point which was fair enough on a night when both sides were so evenly matched that points were equal from six of the heats (six of the first eight!).   The first surprise was that Benji Compton was back at reserve, for one more night only. New signing Stuart Swales was unavailable after all this week because the aggregate averages for the side would ....

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New Signing For Boro And Bears

    Boro today agreed a fee with Colchester for 24 year old left winger Mark Yeates. Now it is a matter of medicals and agreeing terms before Bor's first signing of the pre-season is unveiled. Meanwhile local speedway outfit Redcar Bears have made their own summer signing and it is a familiar name, Stuart Swales.   Stuart Swales will make a dramatic return to Premier League racing as he lines up for the Bears against the Birmingham Brummies at the South Tees ....

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Bears Maul Scorpions

    Redcar Bears romped to victory tonight over Scunthorpe Scorpions but it was a cliffhanger until the penultimate heat. And not just on the track but up in the heavens, would the meeting survive the frequent showers?   It certainly did on a wet and windy night that was more like April than June Redcar Bears took maximum Premier League points from Scunthorpe. Havvy and Stoney joint top scored for the Bears on 10 points but there was a storming display apologies for the pun) ....

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Busy Bears Face Feisty Opposition

  It's four speedway fixtures in five days for the Redcar Bears with the bulk on the road but Thursday's home date in the diary sees the Scunthorpe Scorpions at the South Tees Motorsport Park in Premier League action with tapes up at 7.30pm.   The sequence starts at the Perry Barr Stadium in Birmingham on Wednesday evening in the league then its back up to the Bears circuit off South Bank Road in Middlesbrough before the return with the Scorpions at the Eddie Wright Raceway in ....

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The Stars Of Tomorrow At Redcar Speedway

This Thursday 11th June, 2009@7.30pm - Stars of Tomorrow at Redcar Bears Speedway.   FOR one night only some of the up and coming junior riders on the speedway scene take centre stage at South Tees Motorsport Park on Thursday, 11th June at 7.30pm - and there is a real international flavour with competing riders from the UK, Australia and even the reigning U21 New Zealand Champion!   Redcar Bears rider Arlo Bugeja and former Middlesbrough Bears rider Stuart Swales will be amongst ....

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Bears Bounce Back

Redcar Bears 49-41 Glasgow Tigers   In 19th century America they used to set animals against each other to see which would win, invariably it seems bears came out on top against the big cats. So it was tonight at the Motorsports Park. But the Tigers fought us all the way, in fact only in the final heat were all the points settled.   After being mauled twice home and away by Kings Lynn Stars Redcar needed to dig deep and show their mettle. Those crushing defeats were a major set ....

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Bears Crushed By Kings Lynn Stars

Redcar 38-54 Kings Lynn Redcar have never beaten the mighty Kings Lynn and any hopes of righting that wrong were crushed last night as the Stars from East Anglia shone brightly on Teesside. Their superiority was imposed from the start when Stars skipper Tomas Topinka roared away from the tapes and floored Gary Havelock and Robbie Kessler. Havvy trailed round in third behind Linus Eklof the start of an exceptionally disappointing evening for the Master Bear finishing with only a meagre 3 ....

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Bears Thirst For Initial Victory Over Kings Lynn

  Since the sport of Speedway was revived at the South Tees Motorsport Park in 2006 one visiting side has been a thorn in the flesh of the Redcar Bears - the Kings Lynn Stars. However with a powerful top five for the 2009 campaign this Thursday from 7.30pm should see the grizzly Bears at last take the points as the Norfolk seven race them in Premier League action.   Kings Lynn boast an outstanding new kid on the block in the form of 16-year-old Australian Darcy Ward. The ....

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Brian Collects First Silverware Of The Speedway Season:

  Redcar Bears Co-Promoter and Team Manager Brian Havelock should be the inspiration for his charges as the Redcar Bears race the Newcastle Diamonds in a crucial Premier Trophy fixture at the South Tees Motorsport Park on Thursday evening at 7.30pm.   The Bears have to achieve handsome victories at both home and then away on Tyneside on Sunday evening to attempt to stay on course for a place in the national semi-finals of the competition but on Monday night at the Riverside ....

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Bears Maul Newport

Redcar Bears 52-38 Newport Wasps Redcar Bears Roared into a massive lead over Newport in the Knock Out Cup leaving Newport a mountain to climb in the second leg on Sunday.   It was a crushing victory built on a winning blend of youth and experience. Former World Champion Gary Havelock and Grand Prix Rider Carl Stonehewer led from the front whilst youngster Ty Proctor, Benji Compton and Arlo Bugeja all picked up points a plenty. Ty Proctor was back to his exceptional best again with ....

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Yankee Doodle Dandy Back At The Motorpark:

    It has been a terrible week for Boro but ironically the area's other Premier outfit are making a very promising start to their Premier speedway season. If only the Boro team had an experienced World class skipper like Gary Havelock to call upon.   Popular ex-Bear Chris Kerr returns to the South Tees Motorsport Park on Thursday evening when his Newport Wasps speedway team travel up from South Wales to face the Redcar Bears in the first leg of the Knockout Cup with tapes up ....

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Bears Start League With Big Win

    Redcar Bears 53-Stoke Potters 42   Redcar made an impressive start to the Premier League campaign by taking all 3 points with an impressive win over Stoke Potters. It was the perfect way to bounce back from home and away cup defeats to last year’s champs, Edinburgh. Let’s hope Boro can emulate this Premier league win on Monday at Newcastle.   There was another big crowd on a cold blustery night at South Tees Motorsports Park. Everyone was warmed up by ....

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