Defunct Speedway Tracks

Aldershot Speedway
Aldershot has had 2 homes. Aldershot sports stadium Boxall's Lane  and Aldershot Stadium Tongham. This webpage is concerned with Aldershot Stadium Oxenden Road, Tongham, Nr Farnham, Hampshire, as I do not have anything to post for the Boxall Lane venture.  If you can supply me with some evidence of the Aldershot Boxhall Lane track, I will happily create another page. The Tongham track saw action between 1950 and 1960
John says:  A little bit of info has been received, for the earlier track, so I have started a page for it in the A-Z

Courtesy of Richard Austin

The 1950 Shots
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
Trevor Redmond
Bites The Dust
Courtesy of Graham Gleave

The 1951 Shots

My mate Reg Fearman says: Hi John, This may be of interest to you. The photo on A to Z Aldershot 1951, Trevor Redmond married Pat the daughter of the Boss Bob Netcott. Geoff Mardon is also on the photo, he married Val Ronnie Moore's sister.

1951 Aldershot v Walthamstow
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
Courtesy of Ken Mellor
Hi John, I ( Ken Mellor) was signed by Aldershot in 1959 having spent the 1958 season in France with the likes of Ray Day, Tommy Roper, George Bason, Geoff Harris etc;
Most of my highs and lows can be found on my rider profile on the World Speedway Riders website {VSRA}, which you have my OK to crib. Mid 1960 I was transferred to Southampton, but was out of my league. Like going from Scunthorpe Utd. to Manchester Utd. Now 75 I'm still active on 2-wheels in vintage events and usually notch up around 3000 miles a year. For the record, the date of the photo is 18 June, 1960. I`m on the outside, Ted Spittles middle and Dennis Day inside. It was a rerun heat and I finished first {honest}! Kind regards Ken

Graham Gleave's Scans 1959/60

Aldershot v Eastbourne
11th June 1960
Courtesy of Andrew Gallon

Aldershot Badges
Scan from Russell Earl
1950 Scan from Wattie Dunlop 

So! Aldershot Speedway.  Can you email me any images of either Aldershot track, rider pictures or programmes

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