Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages
Staffordshire: Stoke Stars
About the team
Team formed in 1947.
One of the tracks was on Halls Fields in the grounds of Shelton Steelworks at Etruria.
Another track was in Lord Street, Etruria, Stoke-on Trent.
Club Colours were 5 Red Stars on a White Background.
Club Manager: Mrs Alice Owen.
Roy Whitehead, who rode in the late 40s, was a recognised leg-trailer.
The club were very successful, winning the league at least three times, plus racing challenge matches against Manchester clubs.
- Howard Baggaley
- John Hawley
- A. Weildon
- Roy Whitehead