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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London North West: Wembley Panthers

About the team

1st track was on disused tennis courts, turned off from this by two policemen during a match.

Track at Birkhamstead Avenue on Railway Land.

Club Manager: P. Birch, 45 Oakington Manor Drive, Wembley.(1947/48).

Raced in the Wembley League 1948.

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

Raced in the First Round of the "World" Cup in 1949, beating Plaistow Racers(London East) 33 - 63 in the 1st leg. Top Scorer: Buster Brown 15.

Speedway Riders.

Buster Brown rode for Wembley - Swindon and Oxford.


  • Lionel Alford
  • Ray Baxter
  • Ray "Buster" Brown
  • Bill Clifton
  • Colin Gray
  • Del Green
  • Des(Dennis) Haines
  • Johnny Hill
  • Del Hollick
  • Ernie Leggett
  • S. Luke
  • Don Mathews
  • Tommy Nelson
  • Roy Small
  • Pete Taylor
  • Jim Tucker(capt)
  • Pete Tucker