Posts by Dick Barrie

SPEEDWAY ADDICTS ANONYMOUS

22 November 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

“My name is Dick, and I’m a speedwayholic” When we attend our…

BOMBS AWAY!

22 October 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

What a couple of weeks of treats! While – obviously — missing…

BON APPETIT!

24 September 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

History shows that no sport lasts forever. Civilisations die – and with…

A SEASON TO REMEMBER, OR FORGET?

13 September 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

Every mountain in speedway is made of ice cream. Just as you…

BUMS ON SEATS

7 September 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

It is a show business tradition that you save it all up…

WHAT A WEEK!

3 September 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

Speedway has provided the best and worst of times in the past…

WHAT A BUMMER!

21 August 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

Despondent and dejected, that’s me…… Having so enjoyed the gusher of goodwill…

DREAMS COMING TRUE

17 August 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

“Follow the dream, and always the dream, and only the dream.” Kipling…

ONE LAST TIME

9 August 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

In addition to speedway, having the odd fine wine and collecting vintage…

IF LIFE’S A GAME OF CARDS, SOMEBODY’S CHEATING

3 August 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

Once again, circumstances jumped up and bit us on the bum at…

SPEEDWAY LIKE WHAT IT USED TO BE

26 July 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

Last Saturday night was just great! As if I had rewound my…

THERE IS NO GREATER SENSATION…..

20 July 2021
The Dirt Xtra
Dick Barrie

I had a marvellous experience this week. My pal had arranged to…