Owlerton Stadium, Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2DE.Map:
TELEPHONE: (0114) 285 3142.
MAIN SPONSOR: Sheffield Window Centre.
TEAM COLOURS: Blue and yellow.
RACE-NIGHT: Thursday (7.45 pm).
OFF RACE-NIGHT: Sunday (3.30 pm) and Monday (7.45 pm).
STADIUM FACILITIES: Seating in the Panorama Room, which also boasts a restaurant and bar overlooking the track. Tigers offer a carvery for £7.50 while parties can be catered for in the track’s first-bend executive boxes (contact Speedway Office for details) There’s also covered terracing and both the Hare and Hounds bar and Sportsmans bar, plus fast food outlets.
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OVER 65s: £12
13-17 YEAR OLDS: £5
5-12 YEAR OLDS: £1.
UNDER 5: Free
TRACK LENGTH: 361 metres.
TRACK RECORD: 59.1 seconds.
RECORD HOLDER: Ricky Ashworth (October 14, 2010).
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: 1999, 2002 (both D2).
KO CUP: 1974, 2002 (D2).
PREMIERSHIP: 2000 (D2).
PREMIER TROPHY: 2001.
YOUNG SHIELD: 1999, 2002.
FOUR-TEAM-TROPHY: 1999, 2000 (D2).
CAR: From the north, leave M1 at junction 36, turn right and follow the A61 into Sheffield for approximately seven miles. About half a mile past Sheffield Wednesday FC (Hillsborough), turn left at lights at the Old Crown public house into the stadium car park. From the south, leave the M1 at junction 33. Take the first exit and follow the A630 for approximately five miles to the Park Square roundabout. Then follow the signs for A61 (north) for about three miles. The stadium is on the right 200 yards after the McDonalds restaurant. There is car parking at the stadium.
TRAIN: The nearest station is Sheffield, which is about two and a half miles from Owlerton Stadium.
BUS: From the bus station (which is opposite the railway station) nos. 53, 77 and 80 all go past Owlerton Stadium and take around 15 minutes. There are buses back into the centre after the meeting has finished.
TAXI: A taxi from the railway station to Owlerton should cost around £7.