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Phil Collins (speedway rider)

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Nationality  England
Career status  Retired

Name  Phil Collins
Role  Speedway rider
Phil Collins (speedway rider) Phil Collins World Speedway Rider
Born  2 June 1960 (age 55) Manchester, England (1960-06-02)
1976-1978 1978 1978 1978 1978-1986  Ellesmere Port Gunners Birmingham Brummies Bristol Bulldogs Hull Vikings Cradley Heath Heathens
1978 1983 1983  British Under-21 Champion Overseas Champion Scottish Open Champion
1981, 1983 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1986 1982, 1984, 1986  British League Champions British League KO Cup Winners League Cup Winners

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Philip David 'Phil' Collins (born 2 June 1960 in Manchester, England) is a former Speedway rider. He once finished runner-up with England in the World Team Cup final in 1984 and third in 1985. He was British Under-21 Champion in 1978. His transfer from Ellesmere Port to Cradley Heath in 1978 for £15,000 was a record transfer fee at the time.


Phil Collins (speedway rider) Phil Collins World Speedway Rider

World final appearances

  • 1983 - Norden, Motodrom Halbemond - 13th - 4pts
  • 1985 - Bradford, Odsal Stadium - Reserve - did not ride
  • World Longtrack Finals

  • 1981 - Gornja Radgona 14pts (6th)
  • 1982 - Esbjerg 0pts (18th)
  • 1986 - Pfarrkirchen 5pts (13th)
  • Family

    Phil has four brothers all of whom were speedway riders, 1976 World Champion Peter, Les who finished second behind defending champion and home town hero Bruce Penhall at the 1982 World Final in Los Angeles, Neil and Stephen. His nephews Aidan and Chris were also riders but have both retired from the sport. Phil also has three daughters: Grace, Abby and Lilly Collins.


    Phil Collins (speedway rider) Wikipedia