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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London East: Caledonian Lions

Track was at the Holloway Road end of the Caledonian Road as it met Camden Road.

Raced in the North London League 1949.

Interesting Fact.

1949 recorded the 1st fatality on a cycle speedway track when a 77 year old spectator(George Hope Wynne) ran onto the track during a race and was unfortunately hit by Ken Scott. He died in hospital after being taken there by ambulance.

Riders

  • Sid Ayling
  • Jack Bedford(capt)
  • George Fowler
  • Roy Phillips
  • Jim Preedy
  • Ken Scott