SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) PONTYPRIDD 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 Pontypridd team raced at Taff Vale Park in the Glamorgan town of Pontypridd. It operated as an Open team for the 1929-30 season.
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  Its first match was on 20th May 1929 when it gained a creditable 26-26 draw with local rivals Cardiff.
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  Amazingly, only one event was staged in 1930 and this was on 29th May with a rare programme from that contest being shown below.
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 racing surface was of length 440 yards

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

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

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