Home Contact Us Stadia Pix Articles All About You Riders to Remember
DVDs Books Pictures Archive Dream Teams Programme Generator
02/08/2020
Goodbye Loomer Road
The BLRC 1970
When the Rangers Roared
Your Feedback
 
19/07/2020
Strikes and Bans
The BLRC 1969
Your Feedback
 
12/07/2020
The Lokeren Disaster
The BLRC 1968
Your Feedback
 
05/07/2020
The BLRC 1965
The BLRC 1966
The BLRC 1967
Your Feedback
 
28/06/2020
Bill Andrew
Your Feedback
 
22/06/2020
Polish Programme Generator
 
21/06/2020
Humans of Speedway
Your Feedback
 
14/06/2020
All About You: Alan Pennington
A Frame Up
Your Feedback
 
07/06/2020
Drew Kemp Magazine
The Internationale 1981
Your Feedback


The Vestry Museum in Walthamstow
By Robert Rogers

Speedway fans might be interested in this programme from Midget Car racing from the Vestry Museum at Walthamstow.

They also have the famous John Player cards album of speedway riders.

Nothing else on Speedway, so when I asked about the Walthamstow Wolves (also Lea Bridge would come under this Museum), got a very blank look, and the now normal response when you mention Speedway, "I did not realise we had speedway in the area" (to be honest the more famous Walthamstow Greyhounds never got a mention either!), still it was nice to be able to tell historians something about their own history!

Talk about the Cinderella Sport, blimey even she was more known than Speedway!!

You can click on the pictures to see them in a larger size.

 

This article was first published on 14th November 2017

[ Use Mobile Version ]
 

 

Comment on this Article | Contact Us | Go Back to Main Menu

   Please leave your comments on this article or on the site as a whole