Paisley Speedway

Paisley Speedway, St Mirren Football Club, St Mirren Park, Love Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire  Speedway staged 1975 and 1976

Paisley's Opening Meeting

Courtesy of Walter. 


Promoter's piece from the first ever Paisley Speedway programme



Paisley Festival of Speedway 1975


Courtesy of John Wilson


Paisley v Coatbridge


Courtesy of John Wilson

This Newspaper report says there were 10,000 spectators at this meeting in 1975 to see the racing and special attraction Ivan Maugers gold plated bike.

Colin Farquharson Top Lion in 1976
This is Colin Farquharson top lion in 1976 he was also a candidate for the rider with the most mispronounced name


Courtesy of David Smith



4 Team Tournament


Courtesy of Walter. 

Walter sent these pictures of action at Paisley.  The above shot shows the riders are out wide looking for grip

Courtesy of Walter.  1976


Courtesy of Walter.  1976: Joe Owen Newcastle leads this heat


Peter Baldwin Says: Third picture of 1976 4TT Joe Owen is leading Alan Emerson in blue, Graham Dawson in Y/B and Stuart Mountford in red.



Courtesy of Walter. 

Another Diamond leading, not sure who, maybe it's Tom Owen or possibly Robbie Blackadder


Wattie Dunlop's Photo's


Sept 75 Paisley v Tigers picture is in pits Brian Collins and Mitch Shirra can be seen on right hand side and
Graham Dawson on left.


Sept 75 again in pits at Paisley, Graham Dawson of Tigers with unknown Paisley rider

David Walker says: The Paisley rider pictured with Coatbridge's Graham Dawson is Alan Bridgett. Excellent site! Regards, David (originally a Paisley fan, now working for Glasgow...)

1976 4 team tournament, the tapes go up


So! Paisley Speedway fans.  Can you email me any images of Paisley track, rider pictures or programmes/badges

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