DEC 98] COVENTRY BEES SPEEDWAY FEATURE
Bees Off Track As Meredith Quits
Coventry Bees track specialist Colin Meredith is leaving the team
after 17 years at Brandon.
The circuit manager has decided to end his
relationship with the Bees at the end of this month after overseeing the completion of
Brandon's track redevelopment.
Meredith was also team boss for two years, leading Bees to
success in last years Craven Shield, but was replaced in this position last November by
This removal of duties was clearly a factor in Meredith's
decision. He said:
"I was upset at losing the manager's job, although I
understood why it happened.
"I feel as if I am going nowhere and it's time for a
change. I didn't leave last year because I wanted to stay on and see through the track
Meredith is one of the most highly regarded track
preparation specialists in stock-car racing and speedway, and now plans to offer his
services in this field. He said:
"I have now purchased my own `blade' for track
preparation. I am open to offers."