Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages
Warwickshire: Binley Bees
About the team
Track was in Clifford Bridge Road, Binley(near Coventry Speedway Stadium).
1949. Track was 85 yards. Track Record was 38.4 seconds(three laps).
Club Manager: G.F. Smith, 9 Shakespeare Street, Coventry.
Team Manager: Fred Cooper.
Raced in the Coventry & District League Div 2 in 1950, coming runners-up to Roland Rockets.
In 1949 club boasted of having one of the best tracks around, complete with safety fence, loudspeaker system and a first class starting gate.
In 1949 the Bees lost only four of their 32 home matches.
- Fred Cooper
- Tony Cooper(capt)
- G. Jacklin
- P. Reason
- John Savage
- Barry Shapley
- J. Smith