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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Derbyshire: Long Eaton Bees

About the team

Club formed in 1970, racing for about two years.

Reformed in 1976 and moved to Longmoor Road, Long Eaton.

Track Dimensions: 85yards x 18ft, red shale surface.

Club Colours: Black/Yellow.

Team was sponsored by Avon Sports Centres of Bristol.

Team were sponsored by Manpower in 1980.

Team Sponsored by Tracy Maid Cycles in 1981.

Club Secretary: G. Butcher, 9 Bracken Road, Long Eaton.

Team Manager: John Law(1978).

Team Manager: Andy Lings(1981).

Club closed down in 1983.

Speedway Riders.

Alan Molyneaux rode for Long Eaton, Stoke, Coventry & Sheffield.

Neil Mason rode speedway at Long Eaton.

Riders

  • Dave Adamek(1970)
  • Steve Baldock(1980-82)
  • Wayne Bennington(1979)
  • Ivan Birch
  • Mick Brewin(1970)(1976)
  • Russ Briggs(1970)
  • Mark Butcher(1976)
  • Mick Butcher
  • Glyn Bythaway
  • Gary Chaplin
  • N. Cotton
  • B. Dennett
  • Ralph Doughty
  • Stuart Gregg(1978-82)
  • Peter Hallam(1982-84)
  • Chris Harrison(69-71)(77-78)
  • S. Harrison
  • Karl Haynes
  • M. Heath
  • John Helbin
  • I. Higgins
  • R. Holmes
  • Ray Johnson(1976)
  • John Law
  • Tom Lawton(1978)
  • S. Lee
  • Paul McNish
  • Stef Major(1970)
  • Craig Marchant
  • Rob Marchant(1978)
  • Neil Mason(1976-81)
  • J. Mellor
  • Phil Midgley
  • Alan Molyneaux(1970)
  • Gary Reed
  • M. Richards
  • R. Statton
  • Chris Stockwell
  • T. Stokes
  • John Sumpter(1970)
  • Rob Swain(1970)
  • George Syme(1978)
  • J. Townsend
  • Phil Wells(1970)
  • Pete Wood(1979)
  • Pete Young(1978)