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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London East: Walthamstow Diamonds

About the team

1950s Track was at Low Hall Farm, Walthamstow

Diamonds were the 2nd team to the Wolves.

Raced in the East London League Div 3 1950/51.

Raced in the East London League Div 2 1952.

Speedway Riders.

Don Smith went into Motor Cycle Trials, where he became the European Champion in 1964/65 - 1966/67 - 1968/69. A picture of him trials riding appeared on the Isle of Man postage stamp in 1977, to celebrate the hosting by the Isle of Man of the FIM 'Trial des Nations'.

He moved into Speedway in the 1960s, riding for West Ham.    

Riders

  • Ron Massey
  • Jimmy Morris
  • Don Smith
  • Ron Tiley