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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London South West: Wimbledon Wolves

About the team

Formed in July 1947, one of the founder members being Ron Holvey.

Track was in Morden Park, Opposite Morden South Railway Station.

Club Manager: P.J. Wheatley, 33 Caxton Road, Wimbledon SW19.

Raced friendlies until the Surrey & South West London League commenced on the 7th October 1947, this running until the 31st March 1949.

Raced in the Surrey Central League(Eastern Section) pre 1948/49, this then becoming the Surrey & South West London League.

Finished racing about February 1951.

Club Honours.

League Champions 1948.

Individual Honours.

1948/49 Ron Holvey won the Surrey & South West London League Individual Championship.

Riders

  • Tommy Bailey
  • Roy Baker
  • Fred Bellingham
  • Edd Buckland
  • Ted Casey
  • Jim Chatfield
  • Cliff Davies
  • Brian Francis
  • Ronnie Holvey(capt)
  • Ray Horner
  • Ron Husk
  • Roy Jones
  • Fred Lawrence
  • Ray Leonard
  • "Jack the Hat" McVittie
  • Ron Storey
  • Norman Sugden
  • Fred Tickner
  • Bob Tozer
  • John Vallis
  • Roy Webster