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RAYLEIGH - The Weir

Picture courtesy of Dave Jones

This may be the last ever photo taken at the site of the Weir Stadium. This was taken just where the main gate would have been looking at turn four and the main stand and starting gate. Turns 1 and 2 are also in the background.

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This article was first published on 12th February 2009


 

  • Eric Withams:

    "What a sad sight. I first went to Rayleigh in 1949, and supported regularly until about 1955, all during my teenage years. Wonderful memories of Jack Unstead, Les McGillivray, Gerald Jackson, Peter Clark, Tom O'Connor etc. Myself and a gang of friends just couldn't wait for Saturday evenings. Then when the Weir stadium opened again in 1968 I started going again, eventually taking our twin sons who are still speedway fans today. We went with the team to Rye House, but despite all the good times we've had there, part of me still thinks fondly of the old Weir stadium."

  • John Williams:

    "As a teenager I worked in the pits when Arthur and Tippy Atkinson were in charge. To me Jack was my hero, but you shouldn't forget Poppa Pete Lansdale and Maurie McDermott."

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