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Hull Speedway
(New Craven Park)
 
New Craven Park Stadium, Poorhouse Lane, Preston Road, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire.
 
The Vikings operated from Craven Park 1995-2005.  The stadium will always be better known as the home of Hull Kingston Rovers Rugby League club
 
New Craven Park Badges
 
Hull Badges
 
1995 1996 Gold 1996 Silver
     
1997 1997 1998
     
Most of these Badge Scans were supplied by Paddi McGowan but with more than a few from Wattie Dunlop!  Thank you Gents
1999    
     
1999 2000 2000
     
 
2000 2000  
     
2001 2001 2001
Could be 2001 2002 2003
     
2003 2004 2004
     
2004 2004 2004
     
 
2004 2004  
     

 
 
John Mather's New Craven Park Riders 1995
 
The following photos are courtesy of John Mather, who is no stranger to the website.  Thank you John for sending me the following 13 images of Hull riders, all from the 1995 season
 
 
Glyn Taylor
 
 

 
 
Graham Jones
 
 
 

 
 
Jan Staechmann
 
 

 
 
Jan Staechmann In Action
 
 

 
 
Lee Dicken
 
 
John says: -  A very young Lee! My team: Newcastle had Lee a few years after he was at Hull.  Lee never progressed further than reserve/second string but he was great to watch at Brough Park.  His method for coping with Newcastle's tight turns was to enter the bends faster than anyone else was doing and hang on.  Ivan Mauger used to do that in the 1960s but he usually came out of the bends in front.  There you go Lee someone has compared you to Ivan Mauger (well sort of).
 

 
 
Nigel Crabtree
 
 

 
 
Paul Smith
 
 

 
 
Paul Smith
 
 

 
 
Paul Thorp
 
 

 
 
Paul Thorp
In Action
 
 

 
 
1995 Vikings 1
 
 
Vikings (1) back row, Jan Staechmann, Brian Havelock, Paul Thorp, Lee Dicken, Alan Grahame. Front row, Glyn Taylor, Nigel Crabtree, Paul Smith
 
 
1995 Vikings 2
 
 
Vikings (2) Graham Jones, Nigel Crabtree, Jan Staechmann, Paul Thorp, Andre Compton, Paul Smith, Alan Grahame
 

I received an email from John Mather with the following programme scans.  The programmes were from the opening day of each of the Craven Park seasons.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Hull v Glasgow
 
28th June 2000
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 

 
 
2004 Champions
 
Courtesy of John Mather
 

If you can scan any of your pictures, programmes or badges send me an email John The memory of Hull Speedway at Craven Park is at stake

 

 
 
Rene Aas
 
 

 
 
Emiliano Sanchez 2004
 
 

 
I am looking for photos, programme scans and your memories of Craven Park Speedway email me please John
 

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