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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Scotland - Strathclyde: Shields Racers

About the team

Track in Woodrow Road, Glasgow.

John Speirs, ex Scottish Rangers rider, formed the club in 1969.

Raced 1967 - 1973.

Club ceased to exist during 1973 due to losing their track to a road construction programme.

Individual Honours.

John Speirs was Glasgow Individual Champion 1960.

Team Honours.

1971 National Senior Team Champions(NACSA), beating Wednesfield Aces 50 - 44 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, this being the first time a Glasgow team had won the trophy.

Speedway Riders.

Colin Caffrey rode for Paisley Lions, Berwick Bandits and Glasgow Tigers.

Riders

  • Stuart Baxter
  • Colin Caffrey
  • Fred Caffrey
  • D. Hood
  • Lachie McDougall
  • Stephen Mitchell
  • Iain Morrison(1968)
  • Stewart Potter
  • Hugh Rogers
  • Bill Russell
  • John Spiers
  • John Tait(1970 +)