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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Middlesex: Harefield Pirates

About the team.

Track originally based in the disused Harefield chalk pit.

Moved to Manor Way, Uxbridge, Middlesex.

Raced in the North West Middlesex League.

Club Manager(Denham): Mr E.L. Collett.

Club Secretary: B. Collett, 17 Church Road, Harefield.

Club Secretary(Denham): Pete Leckie, 17 Church Road, Harefield.

Club Manager/Treasurer(Uxbridge): Maurice Maitland.

Club Secretary(Uxbridge): Roger Seymour, 36 Melthorne Drive, South Ruislip, Middlesex.

Changed name to Uxbridge Pirates at end of 1960 season.

Individual Honours.

Ed Collet was an England International.

1949 "Denno" Peters won the North West Middlesex Championship.

1949 "Denno" Peters & Ron Hawkwood won the Opening Meeting at the Northwood Broadsiders track, this being a best pairs event.

1954 Pete Leckie won the Middlesex Individual Championship.

Club Honours.

From 1949 to 1953 inclusive won the North West Middlesex League.

Riders

1950s.

  • Pete "Inky" Blackwell
  • Brian 'Chonk' Chenneor(1952)
  • Eddie Collett
  • Steve Collins
  • Norman Cox
  • Derek Donoghue
  • D. Fallis
  • Bren Harper
  • Doug Harris(1952)
  • Ron Hawkwood(1949)
  • Dave Hunting(1959)
  • Dave Kent
  • Johnny King
  • Pete Leckie(1949)
  • Reg Lester
  • G. Lofty
  • J. Louch
  • K. Noble
  • E. Norris
  • Geoff Pearce
  • Chris Peek
  • Den Peters(capt)
  • Bill Punter
  • Lennie Richards
  • Brian Robinson
  • J. Russell
  • Roger Seymour
  • J. Sheldrake
  • Dave Stonex
  • E. Taylor
  • Dave Thompson
  • Fred Tillyer
  • P. Webster
  • B. Whyte
  • Dave Willis
  • D. Willmott
  • Barry Wright

1960s.

  • Joe Carter
  • Steve Collins
  • Peter Crissell
  • Colin Ferguson
  • Bren Harper
  • R. Jones
  • John King
  • Pete Leckie
  • Reg Lester
  • Geoff Pearce
  • Pete Povey
  • M. Price
  • Bill Punter
  • Lennie Richards
  • Brian Robinson
  • John Russell
  • Roger Seymour
  • Jim Sheldrake
  • Dave Stonex
  • Dave Thompson
  • Tom Thrift
  • Fred Tillyer
  • Johnny Unsworth
  • Doug Wearn