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  • Rob Dyer

Warriors Scoop Second Prestigious Award


Just 10 days after Barry Bishop and Martin Widman were presented with a Local Heroes accolade for reviving and developing speedway on the Isle of Wight, the ‘Wightlink’ Warriors have now been named as speedway’s Community Club of the Year by the World Speedway Riders Association (WSRA) at their gala ceremony in Leicester last night.

After the Warriors took runners-up spot in this category last year, the very welcome nomination for a second consecutive year, this time alongside the Kent and Berwick clubs, was seen by many as success in its own right, however the well respected WSRA awards committee were so impressed by the way in which the Island side had built on past achievements to become recognised an