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Scunthorpe Speedway
(Quibell Park)
Quibell Park, Brumby Wood Lane, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN17 1ST The "Saints" operated from Quibell Park 1971 - 1978
Andrew Gallon says: Hello John, A few Scunthorpe Saints items to get you started with a Scunthorpe (Quibell Park) section: three programmes, from the 1971 (the first), 1975 and 1976 seasons. Each scan is labelled clearly.
John says:  My thanks to Andrew for supplying info on Quibell Park allowing me the opportunity to start this Quibell Park page.
Andrew goes on to say:  I lived in Scunthorpe between 2005 and 2008. Timing was perfect because my arrival coincided with the 2005 relaunch of speedway in the town, at Normanby Road, after a 20-year absence. On relocating from Leeds, I was keen to check out the site of the first Scunthorpe Speedway venue, Quibell Park. It hosted Scunthorpe Saints matches between 1971 and 1978, initially open meetings (1971) then fixtures in British League Division Two (1972-74) and the New National League (1975-78).
I was very pleased to discover North Lincolnshire Council-owned Quibell Park completely intact - and still in use, for athletics and cycling events. It is a surprisingly pleasant little stadium, fringed on two sides by the trees of Brumby Wood. Quibell Park's small grandstand, on the south side (formerly the home straight), remains in situ. Viewing of the racing, from the elevated edges of the velodrome, must have been excellent. The eight-lane athletics track, which now has a tartan surface, was shared by the speedway club. Disputes with the athletics club over alleged damage to the track rumbled on for several years and eventually led to Saints being asked to leave. Kind regards, Andrew
Scunthorpe (Quibell Park) in 2008 (courtesy of Wikipedia)

Scunthorpe v Teesside
31st May 1971

Scunthorpe v Boston
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop

Quibell Park Badges
1975 1975  

Scunthorpe v Coatbridge

Scunthorpe v Paisley
12th May 1975

Scunthorpe (Quibell Park)_05_1975 Programme Back Cover Scan (v Paisley)

Scunthorpe v Rye House

Scunthorpe v Paisley
2nd August 1976
Scunthorpe (Quibell Park) 08 1976 Prog Back Cover Scan (v Paisley).

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