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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Middlesex: Hillingdon Racers

About the team.

Track at Clifton Gardens, Long Lane, Hillingdon, Middlesex.

Club Secretary: A.O. Bean, 1 The Larches, Long Lane, Hillingdon.

Raced in the North West Middlesex League.

Raced in the First Round of the "World" Cup in 1949 against Wembley Panther Cubs. Score not known. Top scorers: A. Scowan & Max Bacon(both scored 10 points).

Facts.

Max Bacon was picked to ride for England twice in 1949, and was top scorer for Middlesex v London at High Beech. Max's clever, almost 'scientific' riding stamped him as one of the best riders in 1949.

Riders

1948.

  • Gina Groul
  • Ron Hawkwood(capt)
  • Ken Lynch
  • Alan Merrit
  • Tony Parker
  • Dennis Peters
  • Alan Pilton
  • Frances Scowen
  • Morris Scowen
  • Ray Sealey

1949.

  • Wally Adamwaight
  • Chris Allshorn
  • Max Bacon
  • Trevor Hubbard
  • Dave Johnson(capt)
  • Ken Lynch
  • Alan Merritt
  • E. Merritt
  • Alan Pilton
  • A. Scowan
  • Morris Scowan
  • Peter Tack