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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Scotland - Lothian: Ecurie Alba

About the team

This team was formed out of the Granton Griffins club.

Track was at the South House Dip, Liberton.

Team Manager: Mr S. Denholm.

Individual Honours.

1969 Doug Noble won the Minors(under 21) Derby at Leicester after a run-off with Kevin Greenhalgh(Blackley)both riders scoring 13, 3rd was John Watchman on 12 points.

1969 Doug Noble won the Pride of the Midlands at Leicester, after a run-off with Frank Smith of Whitley, both riders scoring 13 points.

Team Honours.

1968 National Senior Team Champions, beating Hackney Cheetahs(E/Lon) 49 - 43 at Hungerford, Berks. Ecurie Alba Scorers: Ray Waldie 6 - Ronald Taylor 8 - Tam Low 12(max) - Kenny Clark 2 - Doug Noble 12(max) - Alan Dickson 2 - Ronald Henderson 1 - James Culbert 6.

Riders

  • Kenny Clark
  • James 'Jim' Culbert
  • Alan 'Abs' Dickson
  • Ronald Henderson
  • Tam Low
  • D. McKenzie
  • Doug Noble
  • Davy Stark
  • Russell Tait
  • Ronald Taylor
  • Ray Waldie(capt)