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|Speedway came to Romford quite late in the day and arrived at the Brooklands Stadium in 1969. That first meeting was held on 29th May of that year and was a successful first encounter since the home side defeated Crewe 45-33.|
|Success was short lived and the final meeting took place on 30th September 1971.|
|Romford hosted greyhound racing on 20th
September 1930. The principal race was the Romford Essex Vase over 575 metres. Dolores
Rocket was one of the great greyhounds to win the event with a success in 1971.
|The track length was 375 yards.|
|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 team were known as the Bombers throughout their brief history.
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