Alun Rossiter
Alun John Rossiter is a retired speedway
Motorcycle speedway
Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit. Speedway motorcycles use only one gear and have no brakes and racing takes place on a flat oval track usually...

 rider, and team manager of British Elite League
Speedway Elite League
The Elite League is the top division of Speedway league competition in the United Kingdom and is governed by the Speedway Control Bureau , in conjunction with the British Speedway Promoters' Association . It is sponsored by Sky Sports...

 team the Swindon Robins
Swindon Robins
The Swindon Speedway team, also known as the Swindon Robins, are an English Motorcycle Speedway team established in 1949 that competes in the Elite League....



Rossiter began his speedway career at Swindon 1982 which he was sponsored by Fred Deane of F&J Transport for many years (Fred Deane of F&J Transport also sponsored Per Sorensen) . He raced for a number of clubs during his career including Oxford
Oxford Cheetahs
The Oxford Cheetahs were a British Speedway team based in Oxford, England. From 1972 to 1975 they were known as Oxford Rebels, which was the name the team took to White City in 1976 as White City Rebels. The new Oxford team, in the National League, took back the name of Cheetahs...

, Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton Wolves
The Wolverhampton Wolves are a British Speedway team based in Wolverhampton, England. They are sponsored by Parry's International Travel, and have signed a new deal with owner Dave Parry for the 2008 season onwards. The team is managed by Peter Adams and the promoter of the club is Chris Van...

 and a successful spell as captain of Poole
Poole Pirates
Poole Pirates are a motorcycle speedway team based in Poole, England, competing in the British Elite League...

 with whom he won three league titles. He retired from racing after sustaining a serious knee injury during a crash in 2002.

In 2003, Terry Russell bought the promoting rights for the Robins, and soon after Rossiter was installed as co-promoter and team manager.
In 2010 he won the Speedway Elite League Championship with the Coventry Bees defeating the Poole Pirates.

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