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|Speedway came to the Isle of Wight very late with the first event not held until 1996. The meeting was held at the Smallbrook Stadium and the inaugural meeting was on 13th May of that year.|
|When Skegness decided tomove from their Lincolnshire home they chose the Isle of Wight as their new venue.|
|The team joined the Conference League in 1996
and have been a Premiership team since 1997.
|The team have been nicknamed the Islanders and the Wizards as the display of badges indicate.|
|This section gives a comprehensive picture of
the badges produced for the team throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of
glimpses of its history. For those wishing to read more widely we recommend a visit to
Complete History of the British
by Peter Oakes ISBN-10: 0948882077
|To view a complete collection of badges choose the relevant link below:|
|More detailed information is available
from "Homes of British Speedway' by Robert Bamford & John Jarvis
For all Speedway enthusiasts, John Somerville’s website should always be your first port of call:-https://www.skidmarks1928.com/v/photos/john-somerville-collection