SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) LYDD FALCONS

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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An amazing venture was launched in 1996 when a speedway track was developed at Belgar Farm in Lydd, near Romney Marsh by Malcolm Smith.

The circuit was of length 201 metres.

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Lydd96.JPG (27871 bytes) The first recorded meeting totake place was on 22nd September 1996. Lydd97.JPG (29293 bytes)
SP Dallison.JPG (24606 bytes) The circuit has been used as a training track on and off from 1996 to 2006.

 

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Lydd98.JPG (21168 bytes) Throughout their brief history the team has been known as the Falcons. Lydd99.JPG (22397 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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Lydd00.JPG (16610 bytes) To view a complete collection of badges choose the relevant link below:

1997-8

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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 Lydd badges or artefacts for sale then email johnslusar@fsmail.net orjocksomerville@gmail.com