Ivor Matthews

_DSC0047.Ivor Matthews &Tony Miles

Nationality: England.

Class: RH Sidecars (Driver / Passenger).

Passengers: Mike Dowse, Peter Jones, Ian Weatherley, Symon Wall, Tony Miles, Mick Stace, Dave Hogan, Erik van Dijk, Nicky Owen, Darren Wilce, Rick McAuley, Mark Courtney, Andi Wilson; Driver Rick McAuley.

Family Connections: Gordon Matthews (Father).

 

Major Honours

World Championship
Appearances: 20052006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

British Masters Championship
First: 1993, Second: 1994, Third: 2000, 2002, 2007.
Top Ten Finishes: 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005.
Other Appearances: 1998, 2001, 2006.
First Leg: First 1993, Third 1995.
Day Finals: First 1993 (1), 1994 (2), Second 1992 (2), 2000, 2007, Third 1997 (2), 2002, 2004.
Challenge: First 2006, Third 2002.

 

Other Majors

World Super Cup: Equal Third 2002; Best Other Results Third Isle of White 2001, Kings Lynn 2002, Workington 2002, Oxford 2004.

British Speedway Championship: First 2004, Joint First 2005, Second 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, Third 2009.
British Best Pairs: First 1997, Second 1995, Third 2005.

Midland Centre Championship: First 1991, 1997, Second 2000, 2002
South Eastern Centre Championship: Third 1996.

Astra Grand-Slam:  Second 2003, 2005, Third 2002.
Ace of Aces: First 1994, Third 1991.
Berks Bonanza: First 2003, Second 1992, 2000.
Bonfire Burn-up: First 1993, 2001, Second 1999, Third 1998.
International Lincolnshire Poacher: Third 1995, 2002.
Jon Underwood: First 2002, 2005.
Ledbury Leader: First 1998, Second 2002.
Salisbury Sizzler: First 1999, 2004, Second 2003, Third 2001.
Sussex Super: Second 1992.
Westcountry Winner: First 2004; Speedway Second 2007.
Wimborne Whoppa: First 1998, Second 1997.

 

Club Successes

2009: Second Plymouth (ss), Isle of Wight (ss), Third Scunthorpe (ss), Newport (ss), Birmingham (ss); 2007: Third Isle of Wight (ss); 2006: First Scunthorpe (ss), Newport (ss); 2005: First Newport (ss), Isle of Wight (ss), Swindon (ss), Second Swindon (ss), Isle of Wight (ss), Exeter (ss), Isle of Wight (ss), Third Leamington, Somerset (ss).

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