John Louis (speedway rider)
John "Tiger" Louis (born 14 June 1941) was an England international Motorcycle speedway rider who rode for Ipswich, Newport, West Ham, Oxford, Wembley, Halifax and King's Lynn during his career. He is...
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Bobby Ham
Robert Stanley "Bobby" Ham (born 29 March 1942 in Bradford, England) is a retired English footballer who played for Bradford Park Avenue, Gainsborough Trinity, Bradford City, Preston and Rotherham. He...
Johnnie Hoskins
Johnnie S. Hoskins MBE (1892 Waitara, New Zealand – 1987 Kent, England) is considered to have invented motorcycle speedway. Failing that, he certainly played the largest role in promoting speedway and...
Colin Pratt
Colin George Pratt (born 10 October 1938) is a former motorcycle speedway rider and later promoter of the Coventry Bees who compete in the British Elite League.
Born in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, P...
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Maurice Stobbart
Maurice (Mo) Stobbart (born 1915 in Aspatria, Cumberland, England - died 2001) is a former speedway rider and promoter who started his career with York in 1931. He was the younger brother to Roland St...
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Roland Stobbart
Roland (Rol) Stobbart, (1909 - 1981) was an international speedway rider and promoter who started his career with the Leeds Lions team in 1931.
Roland Stobbart was born at Aspatria, Cumberland, En...
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Frank Arthur
Harold Frank Milton Arthur (born 12 December 1908 in Lismore, New South Wales - died 11 September 1972 in Sydney) was a former international motorcycle speedway rider who won the first Star Riders' Ch...
Chris Morton
Christopher John (Chris) Morton MBE (born 22 July 1956) is a former motorcycle speedway rider. He rode bikes from a young age at the farm of Peter Collins' parents.
Born in Davyhulme, Lancashire,...
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Trevor Redmond
Trevor John Redmond (16 June 1927 – 17 September 1997) was a speedway rider who mainly rode for the Aldershot Shots, and the Wembley Lions. Redmond also opened a speedway track in Neath, Wales in 1962...
Oliver Hart (speedway rider)
Oliver Hart (born 13 September 1912 in Wigan, England - died 1983) is a former international speedway rider who first rode with the Liverpool Chads in 1936.He finished scored a point in the Speedway ...
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Nigel Boocock
Nigel Boocock (17 September 1937 – 3 April 2015) was a British speedway rider who appeared in eight Speedway World Championship finals and was a reserve in one other (1962).
Born in Wakefield, Eng...
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Arthur Elvin
Sir Arthur Elvin MBE (born 5 July 1899 Norwich, England - 4 February 1957) left school at the age of fourteen. After a few different jobs joined the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. Elvi...
Frank Varey
Frank Varey (born 31 March 1908 in Eldwick, England - died February 1988, Sheffield) was a former international speedway rider who featured in the Speedway World Championship finals in 1937 and 1938. ...
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Promoter (entertainment)
An entertainment promoter in industries like music, wrestling, and sports is a person or company in the business of marketing and promoting live events such as concerts/gigs, sports events, profession...
Eric Boocock
Eric Boocock (born 2 February 1945 in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England) is a former Speedway rider who appeared in three Speedway World Championship finals.
Eric started his career with the Middlesbro...
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Jan O. Pedersen
Jan Osvald Pedersen (born 9 November 1962 in Middelfart, Denmark) is a former Speedway rider who became Speedway World Champion in 1991 after finishing runner-up in 1986 and in third place in 1988 beh...
Arthur Atkinson (speedway rider)
Arthur Atkinson (born 1911, date of death unknown) was a former international motorcycle speedway rider and promoter who appeared in the first Speedway World Championship final in 1936.
Atkinson b...