SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) BALLYMENA SPEEDWAY

This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the speedway team.

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The team operated as an Open team in the 1982 season. They were based at The Showgrounds on Warden Street in Ballymena.
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  They held just one meeting which was on 13th July 1982 against Cradley Heath. They were defeated 40-38.
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SP Key.JPG (26705 bytes) This section gives a comprehensive picture of the badges produced for the team throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of glimpses of its history. For those wishing to read more widely we recommend a visit to

http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21   especially

Complete History of the British League: Speedway

by Peter Oakes  ISBN-10: 0948882077

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FACT

The track was of length 440 yards.

More detailed information is available from "Homes of British Speedway' by Robert Bamford & John Jarvis

A further great source of information is provided on John Skinner's excellent website on Defunct Speedway tracks, with a link given below.
http://www.defunctspeedway.co.uk/Ballymena.htm

If you have rare Ballymena badges or artefacts for sale then email johnslusar@fsmail.net orjocksomerville@gmail.com

1982