SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) ELFIELD 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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Speedway has taken place across at least 3 venues in the Milton Keynes area since 1978. The initial meeting was held at the Groveway Greyhound Stadium on the 28th March 1978. From this opening event the team competed in the National League until 1988 and were Pairs Champions in 1979.

The final speedway meeting at this venue was held on 25th October 1988.

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Elf83.JPG (22928 bytes) The team continued to see action at two further venues in 1989 and 1991 at Elfield Park Stadium and Blade Runner Ice Rink respectively. Elf83c.JPG (18540 bytes)
SP Dallison.JPG (24606 bytes) The Groveway Greyhound Stadium is on the H9 Groveway and has operated as a Greyhound Stadium since its first meeting on 25th July 1963, although once speedway had seen its final meeting the greyhounds continued to run until the final meeting on 26th December 2005. SP D Case.JPG (24416 bytes)
Elf83a.JPG (40474 bytes) The Elfield Training track was based in Bleak Hll in the Milton Keynes area of Buckinghamshire. Elf83b.JPG (37873 bytes)
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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It was in 1981 that it was first muted by Bob Humphries to develop a training track at Elfield on what was formerly a swamp area. By 1985 he had sold the training track and it was left to Mick Brown to carry the project forward.
More detailed information is available from "Homes of British Speedway' by Robert Bamford & John Jarvis

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