After five years of 21st century success the London Six Day had become the highlight of the UK winter track season. But then the worldwide disruption caused by the Covid pandemic blocked the event - along with many others.
No race in 2020. No race in 2021. No news as yet about London 2022.
All that we can hope is that the Berlin Six does go ahead next month - and is a commercial success.
One Hospitality package seller is now quoting London Six Day dates of Tuesday 26th October 2022 to Sunday 31st October 2022. But this has yet to verified by the actual organisers - and their official website now only covers Berlin. The future for other venues looks to be in serious doubt.
No news is bad news - and we can take it as read that there will be no London Six Day in 2022. And unless there is a major new backer we will face its absence permanently. Sic transit gloria ...