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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Sussex West: Worthing Sputniks "A"

About the team

Team formed in 1958 - closed end of 1961 season.

Club formed and managed by Peter Hobden and PC Peter Kearns.

Club Chairman: PC Peter Kearns.

Club Secretary: C.E. Scott, 4 Montrose Close, Goring-by-Sea.

Track was in Hill Barn Lane, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex.

Size of track was 98yds long, with a chalk/cinder/ash surface & a concrete starting area.

Raced in the Southern Counties League.

Left the sport(even though still having a membership of 100) to concentrate on Judo and the social side of things.

Riders

  • Keith Bagnall
  • Malcolm "Fats" Bashford
  • C. Bedford
  • Keith Bishop
  • .... Brennan
  • T. Chippe
  • Roger Clapp
  • Mick Corby
  • Mick Court
  • Ken Eagle
  • Dave Edney
  • Roger Geere
  • Keith Hammond
  • John Hobden
  • Keith Hobden
  • Mike Hobden
  • David Holland
  • David Hoyle
  • John Humphrey
  • D. Johnson
  • Roger "Happy" Johnson
  • B. Lawrence
  • Roger Lewis
  • Ian Mills
  • G. Osbourne
  • Robin Richardson
  • Peter Spencer(capt)
  • Ernie Williams
  • Brian "crash-king' Winton