SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) BOURNEMOUTH 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 earliest record of speedway taking place in the Bournemouth area was on ice at the Westover Ice Rink in October 1933.
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  The rare programme shown below is of a Dirt Track meeting held at Matchams Park on 3rd June 1951.
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  Indoor speedway took place at Windsor Hall on the Exeter Road in 2001 with the first meeting contested on 27th January 2001.
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 size of the 1933 Ice Rink was 120 feet by 80 feet

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

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

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