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|The York team raced at Burnholme Estate on Beck Lane in Heworth on the outskirts of York. Their inaugural meeting took place on 25th October 1930 but was only a demonstration event. The team continued to offer Demonstration events in 1930 and Open racing in 1931. The final race took place on 12th August 1931.|
|The York speedway team raced at York Stadium on Pool Lane in the village of Green Hamerton. It held its first meeting on 14th September 1980. It only operated at the venue for a short period, holding its final meeting on 19th July 1982.|
|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
Complete History of the British
by Peter Oakes ISBN-10: 0948882077
The racing circuit was 442 yards in length.
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