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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Warwickshire: Alvis Aces

About the team

Track was in the Alvis Sports Ground on the corner of Holyhead Road and what is now Four Pounds Avenue. This was originally just a footpath with footbridge linking Holyhead Road and Allesley Old Road.

The track was situated opposite the Holy Head Pub.

Raced in the Coventry & District League Div 1 in 1950, finished in 3rd place.

Club Manager: D. Dexter, 9 Evenlode Crescent, Coundon, Coventry.

Riders

1950s.

  • Derek Batley
  • Bob Carter(1949)
  • Alan Mann
  • G(?) Meredith.
  • Les Owen
  • Ron Parsons
  • Colin Smith
  • Don Wise
  • Len Wood