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|Speedway racing first took place in
Norwich at The Firs Stadium, on Aylsham Road in 1931. At Aylsham they used to have a horse
racing course (see the Closed courses section of this website). The first meeting took
place on the dirt track on 13th September 1931, although there had been a couple of
occasions during 1930 when racing had taken place on a grass track. That initial race
attracted large crowds and resulted in a maiden vicory for Norwich by 33-21 against
The team enjoyed many Open Race successes in the period 1931 to 1936 before entering the Provincial League and, from there, to the National League Division 2 in 1938.
|The team enjoyed National Trophy success in 1955 and 1963 and were also League Champions in 1950 and 1951.|
|The team fluctuated between the National League Divsion 1 and 2, and the Northern League until 1964. The final meeting was held on 31st October 1964.|
|Throughout its history the team have had just the one nickname of the Stars.|
|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 undertake further research we can recommend
a visit to
and for those wishing to read more widely we recommend a visit to
|To view a complete collection of badges choose the relevant link below:|
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.
For all Speedway enthusiasts, John Somerville’s website should always be your first port of call:-https://www.skidmarks1928.com/v/photos/john-somerville-collection