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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Sussex East: East Hill Swifts

About the team

Track at Fellows Road, East Hill Top.

Shared the track with Hell's Angels.

Rode in the Hastings League 1950-1951.

Club Manager: C. Suggitt, 42 Barley Lane, Hastings, Sussex.

Racing Results:

1950 Hastings League.  East Hill Swifts 47 - Ridge Eagles 37   #   Langham Lions 52 - East Hill Swifts 32

Individual Honours.

1949 David Buckland won the East Sussex Individual Championship.

1950 David Buckland won the East Sussex Individual Championship, runner-up was Arthur Puxty(Sedlescombe), 3rd was Ray Lancaster(Hellingly). Meeting took place at Icklesham on the 23rd September.

1950 David Buckland rode for England against Holland at the Empress Hall, London.

1951 David Buckland won the East Sussex Individual Championship, runner-up was Brian Phillips(Ridge), 3rd was Ellaby Martin(Hellingly). Meeting took place at Battle on the 15th September.

Riders

  • .... Baldwin
  • David Buckland
  • Derek Buckland
  • B. Ingram
  • K. Ingram
  • .... Kerridge
  • .... Mann
  • 'Crash-a-Day' Wickens