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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London East: Black Lion Aces

About the team.

Track was on old tennis courts/bowling green at the rear of the Black Lion Pub, Plaistow.

The track was built by Harry Eyre, Vic & Lou Dale, Ray Black and Bomber Brown in 1945/46.

Harry Eyre was tragically killed at West ham Speedway in 1953 whilst racing in a novices race.


  • Ray Black
  • Terry Blount
  • "Bomber" Brown
  • Pat Clarke
  • Lou Dale
  • Vic Dale
  • Harry Eyre
  • Pete Lipscombe