The group supporting a bid to bring Speedway back to the Island for 2015 have failed to gain enough financial support.
The need for speed
Most Tuesday evenings, Island Speedway offers something for those who love the thrill of speed. Taking place at Smallbrook Stadium just outside Ryde, follow the regular update of our Isle of Wight team, the Wightlink Islanders, right here.
The decision of the future of the club was deferred until January, with some interesting and unexpected developments coming up during the shareholders' meeting.
Wednesday, 18th December, 2013 8:50am
By Bryn Williams with 3 readers' comments
Having achieved something of a minor miracle by reaching this year's KO Cup final given all our current and past injury problems this season, those problems finally took their toll last night when we went down 58-33 in the first leg of that final at the hands of the Dudley Heathens.
Having shocked the speedway world by reaching the National League KO Cup Final courtesy of stunning home and away replay wins over semi-final opponents Mildenhall, the Wightlink Islanders are determined to enjoy themselves in the two legged final against league champions Dudley.