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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Midlands West: Aldridge Hammers

About the team

Track was at the reopened Sidcup Road Ground.

Raced in the National League 1961(1st season of this new league).

Raced in the Birmingham League 1964/65, taking over the fixtures of Cradley Heath Kestrels.

Team Manager/Secretary: Ken Myring(unfortunately Ken lost his battle against ill health on the 6th Oct 1961 at the age of 21).

Club Secretary:Tim Wall, 49 Thornbridge Avenue, Great Barr, Birmingham 22A(1962-64).

Club Manager: John Heaton(1964).

Club Secretary: John Heaton, 235 Masefield Drive, Leyfields, Tamworth, Staffs(1965).

Became the Tamworth Stars in 1966.

Individual Honours.

1954 John Heaton won the Staffordshire Individual Final.

Riders

  • Terry Blest
  • .... Cook
  • T. Davies
  • John Heaton
  • Barry Hewlett
  • Mal Holland
  • Frank Holloway
  • Nick Jackson
  • Gary Langston
  • Eric Mills
  • Colin Nye
  • Kevin Nye
  • Tony Painter
  • Mick Poole
  • Ed Tamlyn
  • Geoff Tapp
  • T. Tibbits
  • Ed Wakeling
  • Tim Wall

1960s.

  • Trevor Bowles
  • Graham Brimmell
  • Paul Clarke
  • Mick Clever
  • K. Collins
  • R. Dennis
  • David Easthope
  • Ron Finney
  • J. Green
  • Frank Hammond
  • Rob Hardie
  • J. Harrison
  • Geoff Heaton
  • John Heaton
  • Mal Holland
  • Mick Lewis
  • Richard Martinelli
  • Eric Mills(1961)
  • C. Nye
  • .... Painter
  • Pat Parton
  • Keith Sayfritz
  • F. Smith
  • Rob Stevenson
  • Ed Tamlyn
  • .... Taylor
  • Keith Thompson
  • Noel Thompson
  • Tim Wall
  • Ian Walsh
  • Ivor Walsh