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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London North West: Wembley Hawks

About the team

Formerly the Wembly Tigers.

Track was at the end of London Road, Wembley.

This track was lost to building work in 1964.

Raced in the Wembley & District Winter League Section 'A'(1948).

Raced in the Preliminary Round of the "World" Cup in 1949, beating Kingsbury Rangers on aggregate 101 - 87.

Raced in the New Middlesex League.

In 1961 the Hawks became the Wembley Lions, having purchased the body colours from the Langley Lions.

Individual Honours.

1959 Brian Smith won the Middlesex NACSA Junior Individual Champs, runner up Bernie Mason.

Riders

  • H. Adams
  • A. Axton
  • S. Baldock(1949)
  • Fred Bouttell
  • Keith Bristow
  • Vic Burton
  • V. Byrton
  • Brian Carter
  • Pete Courts
  • Terry Crouse
  • Roger Dewhurst
  • Dave Dunlop
  • Bonny Edwards
  • Bill Gadsby
  • Pat "Paddy" O'Grady
  • Ken Harris
  • R. Howard
  • .... Hucklesby
  • Chris Hunt
  • Keith Hunt
  • Ron Mallett
  • Bernie Mason
  • Robin Morse
  • Eddie Osbourne
  • Eric Osbourne
  • Terry Palmer
  • Johnny Pinnock
  • Terry Porter
  • Bill Rankmore
  • R. Rodgers(1949)
  • Sid Russell
  • D. Rylop
  • Pete Sargeant
  • Bob Saunders
  • Brian Smith
  • Gerry Wallis
  • Ken Wildman