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Entry is open to residents of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, the European Union, The USA and Canada, the Republic of South Africa.

The entrant(s) must be aged 18 or over.

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The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.

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Unless stated otherwise the winner(s) will be drawn at random from all correct entries received by the closing date stated on this website.

Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s). If the winner(s) cannot be contacted, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant drawn at random, or in the event that the promotion is being judged the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the runner(s)-up selected by the same judges.

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Where applicable, the decision of the judges is final based on the criteria set out in the promotion and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision.

Competitions may be modified or withdrawn at any time.

The provider of the prize is specified within the promotional material.

The Promoter is Speedway Fiction.

In the event of a discrepancy between these standard terms and conditions and the details in the promotional material (or any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry), the details of the promotional material (and any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry) shall prevail.

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Question 1

Which Gulf British League rider successfully defended the Golden Helmet match race trophy throughout the 1978 season?



A Peter Collins

B Malcolm Simmons

C Ole Olsen

Question 2

1975 saw the introduction of the Inter-Divisional Knockout Cup with tracks from both the Gulf British League and the New National League taking part. Which club was the first winner of the trophy?

  

A Newport Wasps

B Ipswich Witches

C Belle Vue Aces

Question 3

In 1970, Young England raced against Young Sweden in an international series on Division Two tracks. England won - but what was the result?



A 2-2 with one drawn

B 3-1 with one drawn

C 4-0 with one drawn

Question 4

Which famous British jazz musician of the Seventies, who wrote the biggest-selling instrumental single of all time, was a director of Oxford Speedway for a short period?


A Acker Bilk

B Kenny Ball

C Humphrey Lyttelton

Question 5

At the European Superstars weightlifting event at Welwyn Garden City in August 1977, which British speedway rider lifted a total of 72.5 kilograms?



A John Davis

B Peter Collins

C Terry Betts

Question 6

Which Iron Curtain rider finished fourth in the 1971 World Final but had his points deducted when it was discovered he had been racing with illegal nitromethane in his fuel?


A Jerzy Szczakiel

B Jiří Štancl

C Vladimir Gordeev

Question 7

In 1977, ATV televised the Gulf British League match between Cradley and White City. It was the first GBL match to be covered in full on television but it was also unique by featuring the first televised what?


A Dead heat

B Four-man pile-up

C Track invasion by the crowd

Question 8

In 1976, which Scandinavian rider won the Israeli Speedway Championship in Tel Aviv?



A Bengt Larsson

B Ovynd Berg

C Ove Fundin

Question 9

In the 1972 Inter-Nations Championship, held on British tracks, which two Scandinavian countries combined to form a joint team?



A Norway and Denmark

B Denmark and Sweden

C Norway and Sweden

Question 10

In which year did England win the World Pairs title for the first time?



A 1970

B 1972

C 1974

Question 11

After striking a drain cover when racing on his home track at Belle Vue, Peter Collins took part in the 1977 World Final with a serious leg injury. How many stitches were in that wound?


A 50

B 150

C 300

Question 12

Which Russian rider won the USSR Speedway Championship for five successive years from 1970 until 1974?



A Gennady Kurilenko

B Grigori Khlynovski

C Vladimir Gordeev

Question 13

England made history during a winter Test series against Australia by winning all seven matches. When was that?



A 1976-7

B 1977-8

C 1978-9

Question 14

In 1978, Finland fielded their first ever World Finalist. Who was he?



A Kai Niemi

B Ila Teromaa

C Markku Helminen

Question 15

Which speedway team was forced to close down in 1971 because of a court order?



A Romford Bombers

B Wembley Lions

C Rochdale Hornets

Question 16

In 1970, Ivan Mauger achieved his hat trick of World Final victories. This was doubly unique because he had won his crowns in three different countries. Which were they?


A England, USSR, Czechoslovakia

B England, Poland, Sweden

C England, Denmark, West Germany

Question 17

Which Second Division team achieved the League and Cup double in 1972?



A Crewe Kings

B Boston Barracudas

C Rayleigh Rockets

Question 18

A number of speedway riders are superstitious but which World Champion of the Seventies would never allow his wife to wear anything green on World Final nights?


A Ole Olsen

B Ivan Mauger

C Anders Michanek

Question 19

In 1972, a West German touring side hit a new low at Boston’s New Hammond Beck Road. How many points did the tourists score in the 13-heat match?



A 12

B 13

C 14

Question 20

Which Seventies BBC television sports presenter used to be a reporter for the Speedway Gazette?



A David Coleman

B Harry Carpenter

C David Icke

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