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THE British Speedway Promoters' Association (BSPA) are staging a training week next month - starting at Scunthorpe on Tuesday, July 14.And all current British Under-15 Championship competitors, from both 250cc and 500cc classes, have been invited to Buxton on Wednesday, July 15 for coaching from Britain's last World Champion.

THE British Speedway Promoters' Association (BSPA) are staging a training week next month - starting at Scunthorpe on Tuesday, July 14.

And all current British Under-15 Championship competitors, from both 250cc and 500cc classes, have been invited to Buxton on Wednesday, July 15 for coaching from Britain's last World Champion.

A range of bikes will be available along with a host of racing equipment - and it's free of charge! A limited number of places are still available.

Applicants should be under the age of 21 and a degree of motorcycling experience from other disciplines would be welcome.


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BSPA Chairman Peter Toogood said: “We want to make the sport more accessible, particularly to youngsters from other motorcycle sports.

“This is an exciting initiative and we are delighted to be running at both Scunthorpe and Buxton.

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"Our current crop of under-15s are an extremely strong group, and we need to do everything possible to nurture them and give them as much backing as possible. Having Mark on board for both mechanical and riding advice is a major boost."

Meanwhile Scunthorpe promoter Rob Godfrey said: “We've got a unique facility that's open twenty four hours a day, seven days a week that's begging to be used for this kind of event.”

Applications should be made by e-mail to the BSPA office and the postal address: British Speedway Promoters' Association, ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 2YX.

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