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 Ivan's 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
 

 
1976
 

Courtesy of David Smith

 

 

4 Team Tournament

 

Courtesy of Walter. 

 
Walter sent these pictures of action at Paisley.  The riders are out there 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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