The 1992 British League season was the 28th season of the British League, the top tier of speedway in the UK since 1965.[1]

Summary

Reading Racers won the league.[2]

Final table

Team PL W D L BP Pts
Reading Racers 24 19 1 4 11 50
Bradford Dukes 24 15 0 9 18 38
Poole Pirates 24 15 2 7 6 38
Cradley Heath Heathens 24 14 2 8 8 38
Wolverhampton Wolves 24 14 1 9 9 38
Belle Vue Aces 24 14 1 9 8 37
Ipswich Witches 24 11 2 11 6 30
Coventry Bees 24 10 1 13 5 26
King's Lynn Stars 24 9 0 15 7 25
Oxford Cheetahs 24 8 4 12 4 24
Arena Essex Hammers 24 7 0 17 3 17
Eastbourne Eagles 24 6 2 16 1 15
Swindon Robins 24 5 2 17 2 14

M = Matches; W = Wins; D = Draws; L = Losses; Pts = Total Points

Leading averages

Rider Team Average
Denmark Jan O. Pedersen Cradley Heath 11.37
United States Sam Ermolenko Wolverhampton 10.25
Denmark Hans Nielsen Oxford 10.24
Sweden Per Jonsson Reading 10.04
England Gary Havelock Bradford 9.50
Australia Leigh Adams Swindon 9.49
United States Greg Hancock Cradley Heath 9.41
United States Ronnie Correy Wolverhampton 9.36
England Marvyn Cox Poole 9.26
England Martin Dugard Oxford 8.94

British League Knockout Cup

The 1992 British League Knockout Cup was the 54th edition of the Knockout Cup for tier one teams. Bradford Dukes were the winners for the second successive year.[3]

First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
10/07 Belle Vue 57-33 Coventry
06/07 Reading 56-34 Oxford
16/08 Kings Lynn 48-40 Ipswich
25/07 Coventry 51-39 Belle Vue
10/07 Oxford 45-45 Reading
03/06 Poole 49-41 Cradley Heath
04/06 Ipswich 56-33 Kings Lynn
25/04 Cradley Heath 54-36 Poole

Quarter Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
24/07 Belle Vue 47-43 Ipswich
10/09 Ipswich 39-51 Belle Vue
29/07 Cradley Heath 56-34 Arena Essex
17/10 Arena Essex 49-41 Cradley Heath
24/07 Eastbourne 48-42 Bradford
10/10 Bradford 59-31 Eastbourne
26/10 Wolverhampton 50-40 Swindon
24/10 Swindon 43-47 Wolverhampton

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
17/10 Bradford 61-29 Belle Vue
18/10 Belle Vue 54-35 Bradford
07/10 Reading 55-35 Cradley Heath
22/10 Cradley Heath 45-44 Reading

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
26/10 Reading 53-37 Bradford
24/10 Bradford 55-35 Reading

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ "1992 league tables". Speedway GB.
  3. ^ "1992 British League Knockout Cup". Speedway archive.