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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Midlands West: Birmingham Tigers

About the team

This was Birmingham's first cycle speedway club after the 2nd World War.

Taffy Hill was a founder member of the club.

1st track was in Stoney Lane(near Alfred Street).

Club Manager B.E. Wainwright, 98 Walford Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham 11.

2nd track was at the corner of Golden Hillock Road & Stratford Road, Sparkhill.

Team went unbeaten in 1946.

The club ceased when the ground where the track was situated was used for building purposes, with no help from the local council to provide an alternative position.

Riders

  • Taffy Hill
  • Derek Hunt
  • Basil Wainright