SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) FELTON FLYERS

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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Situated in the town of Felton, near Amble in Northumberland, an ambitious project to create a speedway training track was launched in 1978. It was the brainwave of Ken Marshall to try to develop the circuit.
SP Kilmister.JPG (22032 bytes) SP Byers.JPG (21937 bytes)
Felt80.JPG (19953 bytes) The team were known as the Flyers throughout their brief history. Felt81.JPG (20072 bytes)
SP Dallison.JPG (24606 bytes) The track was of length 280 yards and the circuit was used for Open racing and, more importantly, for traing, from 1978 to 1988.

 

SP D Case.JPG (24416 bytes)
Felt82.JPG (19775 bytes) The team often had to contest their league matches away from home. Felt83.JPG (19214 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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Felt84.JPG (14115 bytes) To view a complete collection of badges choose the relevant link below:

1980-83

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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.
http://www.defunctspeedway.co.uk/

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

1979 1980
1981 1982