The 1991 British League Division Two season was contested as the second division of Speedway in the United Kingdom. The league had been renamed from the National League.[1]

Summary

The title sponsored by Sunbrite was won by the Arena Essex Hammers. Hackney withdrew in July, ten matches into the season.

Final table

Team PL W D L BP Pts
Arena Essex Hammers 22 21 0 1 11 53
Glasgow Tigers 22 14 0 8 8 36
Newcastle Diamonds 22 13 1 8 8 35
Edinburgh Monarchs 22 12 0 10 7 31
Sheffield Tigers 22 12 0 10 7 31
Long Eaton Invaders 22 11 0 11 5 27
Exeter Falcons 22 9 0 13 8 26
Middlesbrough Bears 22 9 0 13 2 20
Rye House Rockets 22 8 0 14 4 20
Stoke Potters 22 7 2 13 2 18
Milton Keynes Knights 22 7 0 15 3 17
Peterborough Panthers 22 7 1 14 1 16

Leading averages

Rider Team Average
Bo Petersen Arena Essex 10.54
Brian Karger Arena Essex 10.23
Mark Thorpe Newcastle 9.93
Neil Evitts Sheffield 9.79
Mikael Blixt Peterborough 9.69
David Bargh Newcastle 9.55
Andy Grahame Wimbledon 9.44
Jan Staechmann Long Eaton 9.39
Peter Carr Sheffield 9.36
Troy Butler Milton Keynes 9.26

British League Division Two Knockout Cup

The 1991 British League Division Two Knockout Cup sponsored by Phonesport, was the 24th edition of the Knockout Cup for tier two teams. Arena Essex Hammers were the winners of the competition.[2]

First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
29/05 Long Eaton 54-36 Edinburgh
07/06 Edinburgh 45-45 Long Eaton
01/06 Stoke 54-36 Rye House
02/06 Rye House 54-35 Stoke
? Newcastle 52-38 Hackney
? Hackney 46-44 Newcastle

Quarter Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
30/06 Rye House 46-43 Long Eaton
03/07 Long Eaton 50-40 Rye House
? Arena Essex
? Arena Essex
? Newcastle 54-35 Exeter
? Exeter 49-40 Newcastle
? Glasgow
? Glasgow

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
? Long Eaton Arena Essex
? Arena Essex Long Eaton
? Glasgow Newcastle
? Newcastle Glasgow

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
12 Oct Arena Essex 46-44 Glasgow
? Glasgow 46-44 Arena Essex
19 Oct
replay
Arena Essex 60-30 Glasgow
?
replay
Glasgow 50-40 Arena Essex

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ "1991 National League Knockout Cup". Speedway Great Britain.