Defunct Speedway Tracks

Card Set 8

Rainbow Memorabilia

Newcastle Diamonds
The 1960s
John says: Newcastle Diamonds got into the Cigarette Card act and produced their own card set and not a cigarette in sight!  Well done Newcastle Speedway.
A series of 24 cards featuring Newcastle Diamonds from The 1960s   Cards are shown courtesy of the John Skinner collection. 
Card 1 British
Maurie Robinson

Card 2 British
Jack Winstanley

Card 3British
Allan Butterfield

Card 4 Danish
Ole Olsen

Card 5 British
Peter Kelly

Card 6 British
Dave Schofield

Card 7 British
Sid Sheldrick

Card 8 British
Don Wilkinson

Card 9 New Zealander
Ivan Mauger

Card 10
New Zealand/British
Dave "Giffy" Gifford
Dave has dual nationality he was borne in Kent England and emigrated with his family to New Zealand.  Strangely Giffy was guided to Newcastle by his love for Newcastle Brown Ale!

Card 11 British
Mike Watkin
I was surprised to read that Mike was born in Cumbria.  I always thought he was from Newcastle.  I remember Mike in one ride at Brough Park when he defeated the reigning world champion Barry Briggs, the race brought the house down when Mike took the chequered flag ahead of Briggo!

Card 12 New Zealander
Murray Burt

Card 13 British
Brian Craven

Card 14 British
Gil Goldfinch

Card 15 New Zealander
Bob Duckworth

Card 16 New Zealander
Ivan Crozier

Card 17 British
Russ Dent

Card 18 New Zealander
Goog Allan

Card 19 New Zealander
Bill Andrew

Card 20 British
Milton Caisley

Card 21 South African
George Glen

Card 22 Scottish
Gordon Mitchell

Card 23 Australian
Garry Middleton

Card 24 British
Alan Knapkin
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