SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) MILTON KEYNES KNIGHTS

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.

SP Farndon.JPG (17647 bytes) SP Byers.JPG (21937 bytes)
MK1978.JPG (23012 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. MK1981.JPG (27792 bytes)
SP Chitty.JPG (21859 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 Pymar.JPG (26265 bytes)
MK1984.JPG (24685 bytes) Throughout their history the team has been known as the Milton Keynes Knights. MK1987.JPG (16661 bytes)
SP Sharp.JPG (26500 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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MK1989.JPG (22545 bytes) To view a complete collection of badges choose the relevant link below:

1978 - 1992

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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 Milton Keynes Knights badges and artefacts for sale then email johnslusar@fsmail.net orjocksomerville@gmail.com