The 1993 British League season was the 29th season of the British League, the top tier of speedway in the UK since 1965.[1]

Summary

Belle Vue Aces won the league.[2]

Final table

Team PL W D L BP Pts
Belle Vue Aces 40 24 1 15 14 63
Wolverhampton Wolves 40 23 0 17 17 63
Eastbourne Eagles 40 23 1 16 14 61
Arena Essex Hammers 40 21 1 18 10 53
Coventry Bees 40 18 3 19 13 52
Reading Racers 40 20 1 19 10 51
Bradford Dukes 40 19 3 18 7 48
Ipswich Witches 40 17 0 23 8 42
King's Lynn Stars 40 15 4 21 6 40
Poole Pirates 40 17 0 23 6 40
Cradley Heath Heathens 40 16 0 24 5 37

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

Leading averages

Rider Team Average
United States Sam Ermolenko Wolverhampton 11.12
Sweden Per Jonsson Reading 10.34
Denmark Hans Nielsen Coventry 10.05
United States Greg Hancock Cradley Heath 9.85
United States Ronnie Correy Wolverhampton 9.62
Australia Leigh Adams Arena Essex 9.49
Sweden Henrik Gustafsson Kings Lynn 9.27
Sweden Tony Rickardsson Ipswich 9.01
United States Billy Hamill Cradley Heath 8.99
England Martin Dugard Eastbourne 8.98

British League Knockout Cup

The 1993 British League Knockout Cup was the 55th edition of the Knockout Cup for tier one teams. Bradford Dukes were the winners for a third consecutive year.[3]

First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
08/07 Ipswich 55-53 Wolverhampton
24/05 Wolverhampton 64-43 Ipswich
22/05 Cradley Heath 59-49 Belle Vue
21/05 Arena Essex 72-36 Kings Lynn
21/05 Belle Vue 58-48 Cradley Heath
08/05 Kings Lynn 54-54 Arena Essex
16/07 Belle Vue 59-47 Cradley Heath
30/06 Cradley Heath 59-49 Belle Vue

Quarter Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
20/08 Belle Vue 60-47 Wolverhampton
11/08 Wolverhampton 57-51 Belle Vue
31/07 Coventry 64-44 Poole
14/07 Poole 55-53 Coventry
05/07 Reading 63-45 Arena Essex
04/07 Bradford 66-42 Eastbourne
27/06 Eastbourne 63-45 Bradford
18/06 Arena Essex 67-41 Reading

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
10/10 Belle Vue 61-46 Arena Essex
21/09 Arena Essex 67-41 Belle Vue
18/09 Bradford 61-47 Coventry
14/08 Coventry 54-54 Bradford

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
22/10 Arena Essex 55-53 Bradford
16/10 Bradford 58-50 Arena Essex

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ "1993 league tables". Speedway GB.
  3. ^ "1993 British League Knockout Cup". Speedway archive.