Home Historical results Links Info/downloads Unidentified teams & riders: can you help? Site news

Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Midlands West: Oldbury Lions

About the team

1st track was in Old Park Lane, Langley, Oldbury, Worces.

2nd track was at Tividale Sports Centre, Lower City Road, Warley.

Track Dimensions: 70metres x 20ft, shale surface.

Club Colours: Yellow/Red, Red shirts and socks.

Club Secretary: Brian Buck, 54 Herbert Road, Small Heath, Birmingham 10.

Club Chairman: Terry Astley.

Club Secretary: Brian Buck, 261 Gayfield Avenue, Withymoor Village, Brierley Hill(1978).

Club Treasurer: A.J. Bastable.

Raced in the Birmingham League 1965-1973.

Joined the English League in 1975.

Later became Sandwell CSC.

Speedway Riders.

Dave Perks rode for Cradley Heath and Long Eaton.

Riders

1960s

  • J 'Fritz' Andrews
  • Fritz Atkins
  • Keith Baker
  • Dick Barnes
  • Tony Bastable
  • Lennie Bate
  • Dave Bird
  • B. Blewett
  • G. Bradley
  • Graham Brimmell
  • Brian Buck
  • Steve Clarke
  • Paul Cockburn
  • M. Crump
  • Dave Dale
  • D. Davies
  • Ken Davies
  • Jim Drummond
  • Paul Dudley
  • Ron Faith
  • Paul Finch
  • Jim Flavell
  • Dave Gale
  • Phil Gilchrist
  • Phil Gould
  • Steve Hill
  • Melvin Hipkiss
  • Paul Hirons
  • Dave Homer
  • Geoff Jones
  • Mick Jones
  • T. Jones
  • Sam Jukes
  • Mick Kelly
  • Adrian Marchant
  • G. Masters
  • K. Mills
  • Kevin Nock
  • Dave Perks
  • Bob Plevy
  • Arthur Price
  • Mick Price
  • P. Rhodes
  • Clinton Robbins
  • Jeff Robinson
  • John Round
  • John Rudland
  • Dave Simpkins
  • Gavin Smith
  • Michael 'Tiggy' Taylor
  • Keith Teasdale
  • M. Vale
  • Ron Watters
  • A. Westwood
  • Dave Wheeler
  • Chris Whitehouse
  • Steve Wilkes

1970s,

  • Terry Astley
  • Keith Baker
  • Wayne Barker
  • Kevin Barratt
  • Tony Bastable(capt)
  • Lennie Bate
  • Steve Bateman
  • Graham Bradley
  • Trevor Bradley
  • Brian Buck
  • Steve Clarke
  • Mike Coleman
  • Peter Coleman
  • Tony Cox
  • Pete Dalley
  • Dick Davies
  • Jim Drummond
  • Paul Finch
  • Jeremy Gibbons
  • Mark Gillard
  • Adrian Hardiman
  • Phil Hemming
  • Steve Hill
  • P. Hirons
  • Dave Homer
  • J. Homer
  • Colin Humphries
  • Ian Jordan
  • Mike Kelly
  • Adrian Marchant
  • John Nix
  • Ian Pardoe
  • Dave Perks
  • Jeff Robinson
  • Steve Robinson
  • Alan Rose
  • John Rudland
  • Alec Seward
  • Dave Simpkins
  • Alan Slater
  • Mick Slater
  • Gavin Smith
  • Paul Taylor
  • Ron Watters
  • Paul Whitehouse