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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