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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Cheshire: Cheadle Hulme Rangers

About the team

Track was in Warren Road, Cheadle Hulme.

One of the biggest tracks in the Country, measuring 120 yards.

Club Secretary: G. Pagley, 5 Bloom Street, Edgley, Nr Stockport, Cheshire.

1947 raced in the Stockport League.

Raced in the Manchester & Stockport League.

Facts.

In 1949, Lew Grepp, along with his Northern counter-part Jack Pennington, were affectionately dubbed "the 'terrible twins' of the Manchester and District League". Lew's heavy scoring, both in league and test matches, made him a very formidable opponent. If ever there were to be a 'Great Britain' Test Team, then Lew's name would be high on the list of probables. 

Individual Honours.

1951 Lew Grepp won the first National Senior Individual Final at Hayes, Middlesex(scoring a 15 point Max), runner up Malcolm Flood(13) Earlham, 3rd Bill Powell(13) Roseycombe.

Team Honours.

1952 won the Manchester, Stockport & District League Division One.

Speedway Riders.

Lew Grepp rode for Belle Vue.

Derek Maynard also rode speedway.

Riders

  • R. Cartwright
  • R. Clarke
  • B. Edwards
  • Jack Elliott
  • William 'Bill' Green
  • Lew Grepp
  • W. Groom
  • Albert Hayes
  • Brian Little
  • Dave Lunn
  • Derek "Tink" Maynard
  • M. Pepper
  • Don Read
  • Doug Taylor
  • George Tomlinson
  • Dewi Williams