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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Oxfordshire: Minster Lovell Meteors

About the team

Raced in the Oxford League 1961/2.

Raced in the Southern League 1963/64.

Club Secretary: W.J. Timms, Upper Crescent, Minster Lovell, Oxon(1960s).

Individual Honours.

1962 Rod Holloway won the Oxfordshire Senior Final after a run-off with Alan Lawrence, both scoring 13 points. 3rd was Pete Barlow(11), 4th Barry Shapley(10) 

1962 Pete Green(13) won the Oxfordshire Junior Champs, runner up M. Hilsdon(12), = 3rd Pete Goode of Wood Farm and Adrian Lewis of Littlemore both scoring 11 points.

Interesting Facts.

In early 1963 Rodney Holloway and his family had a narrow escape, being woken up in the middle of the night to find their bungalow was on fire. Unfortunately they lost a lot of their belongings, including the County Individual Cup, which was severely damaged by the flames.

Riders

  • Geoff Blake
  • Dave Busby
  • .... Constable
  • Pete Green
  • V. Heinen
  • F. Hickman
  • P. Hickman
  • Rod Holloway(capt)
  • P. Holt
  • John Hunt
  • J. Pounder
  • M. Timms
  • W. Timms