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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Manchester District: East Manchester CSC

About the team

Club formed in 1976, took over the old Gorton track at Greenfold, and extended this to 86 yards, with both bends being banked.

Track was at Greenfold Sports Ground, via Alston Road, Gorton.

Track Dimensions: 86.25yards x 15ft, track surface "Oliset".

Raced in the Manchester, Stockport & District League.

Clubs Sponsors were Shepley Equipment Ltd of Audenshaw.

Club Colours: Blue Shirt with White sleeves and V neck. 

Club Secretary: Keith Wingrove, 83 Camborne Road, Hattersley, Hyde, Cheshire.

Team Manager: Graham Johnston.

General Manager/Treasurer: Mrs E. Wingrove.

Junior Team Manager: Peter Ward.

Speedway Riders.

Mike Wilding took up Speedway, riding for Stoke as well as other teams.

Riders

1970s.

  • Dave Artingstale
  • Dave Birch(capt)
  • Paul Briggs
  • Steve Foy
  • Graham Johnston
  • Dave Kelly
  • Andy Leah
  • Dave Walker
  • Pete Ward
  • Mike Wilding
  • Keith Wingrove
  • Ken Wrigley