Defunct Speedway Tracks


Huddersfield Speedway
Quarmby Stadium, Longwood Edge, Huddersfield, Yorkshire 
Speedway was first held in the town on 4th August 1928 and although the track was there, the fans only got to see 4 meetings in 1928 and 1 in 1929.  The track was reported as "egg-shaped" making one end very tricky!  You will see from the following newspaper cuttings reference to "Dracers" and "Dracing" if you know why please email me John
Graham Gleave has sent me more than enough info about Huddersfield's brief flirtation with the sport, so I have started a page dedicated to the Longwood Edge venture and I have shown Graham's info below: -
Geoff Taylor 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave  
Meeting Report 10th August 1928 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
Courtesy of Graham Gleave



If you can scan any pictures, programmes or badges send me an email John


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