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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Lancashire: Salford Panthers

About the team

Track was in Queens Road, Cheetham.

Also track in Kirky Lane.

Club Secretary: Eric Marsden, 24 Kipling Street, Salford 7.

Individual Honours.

In 1949 Ernie Armitt won the Salford Track Championship, beating Lew Grepp into second place, with Jack Pennington 3rd.

Club Honours.

Came runners up in the 1948/49 Manchester, Stockport & District Association Winter League.

Speedway Riders.

Ricky Smith went into Speedway.


  • Ernie Armitt
  • Ken "Horizontal" Higgs
  • D. Newton
  • Ricky Smith