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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Manchester District: Longsight Pegasus

About the team

Raced in the Manchester, Stockport & District League 1955/56.

The Junior Riders raced in the Manchester Winter 'Satellite League' in 1962/63.

Team Manager: John Broadbent.

Club Manager: Dave "Blinner" Blinston.

Club Secretary: D. Sweeney, 9 Birdhall Grove, Levenshulme, Manchester 19(1962).

Club Secretary: Dave Blinston, 36 Bakewell Street, Gorton, Manchester 18(1964)

Individual Honours.

1957 Derek Tegg(12.5) won the British Individual Championsip at Wormwood Scrubs, London, runner up Pete Blackwell(11) Kingstanding, 3rd Alan Harrison(11) Kingstanding, 4th Norman Hunter(11) Wembley.

1958 Vinny Marsland(13) won the Junior Manchester Individual Championship, Malcolm Vickers(12) was runner up, and 3rd was Anderson(11).

Team Honours.

1955 won the Manchester Second Division Championship.

Riders

  • Dave "Blinner" Blinston
  • .... Bowe
  • Jeff Bradley
  • John Darling
  • J. Davies
  • K. Davies
  • .... Dorgon
  • .... Edmunds
  • .... Gaskell
  • J. Heap
  • Alan Heywood(1st capt)
  • .... Holden
  • .... Jolly
  • Bonnie Kelly
  • .... King
  • Clive Littlewood
  • Roy Lock
  • Pete Loseby(2nd capt)
  • Vinny Marsland
  • .... Robinson
  • .... Rogers
  • .... Scales
  • George Shaw
  • .... Skelton
  • T. Stafford
  • .... Steenson
  • D. Sweeney
  • Derek Tegg
  • .... Wansborough