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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Norfolk: Spixworth Crusaders

About the team

Club Founded 1947.

1st Track was opposite the Longe Arms Public House(1947).

2nd Track was opposite the local garage(early 1950s).

3rd Track was at the Polo Ground, Quaker Lane, Spixworth(mid 1950s till 1970).

Affiliated to the British Cycle Speedway Federation.

Club Secretary: Mr Mike Coleman, 59 Buxton Road, Spixworth, Norwich(1950s).

Club Manager: Mike "Ginger" Hinton(1950s).

Competed in the Norwich & District League plus the North East Norfolk League(1950s).

Entered the Gold Cup competition run by the BCSF(forerunner of the British League).

In 1959 team travelled to Holland, and raced match in Eindhoven.

Riders

  • rider 1
  • rider 2