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Coventry Speedway

Brandon Stadium
 
Coventry International Motor Speedway, Rugby Road, Brandon, Nr Coventry Warwickshire. 

Coventry had always been a successful club. Action began in Brandon Stadium in 1928.  There were a couple of hiccups in their operations but, the venue became one of the mainstays of British Speedway.  Staging many important fixtures most professionally, over the years.  I think we all would like to see Coventry back in action in whatever tier of racing they have to compete in.  Any speedway is better than no speedway, is it not?
 

 
John says: The Coventry page is up and running as part of Defunct Speedway's A-Z.  Hopefully you will want to email me images of your photos, Programmes, Badges etc and/or your memories of the club.  John
 
 
Coventry Badges  Johnnie Reason
 
 
Car Sticker
 
Courtesy of Tom Roe
 
 

 
 
 
Coventry Team 1
 
Courtesy of Norma Duval
 
I don't know the year or any of the people.  If you can help please send me an email John
 
 
Coventry Team 2
 
Courtesy of Norma Duval
 
I don't know the year or any of the people.  If you can help please send me an email John
 
 
Coventry Riders
 
Courtesy of Norma Duval
 
I don't know the year or any of the people.  If you can help please send me an email John
 
Coventry v Newcastle
 
Courtesy of Norma Duval
 
I don't know the year or any of the people.  If you can help please send me an email John
 
Coventry Riders 2
 
Courtesy of Norma Duval
 
Rebbeca Reason says: Not too sure who the other two are, but the middle one is John Reason ‘The Cream
Bun Kid’
John says: I don't know the year or am sure of any of the people apart from the Cream Bun Kid and possibly Reg Duval on the right.  If you can help please send me an email John
 
Johnnie Reason RIP
 
 
 
Courtesy of John Spoor
 
I believe Johnnie Reason has sadly passed away during June 2021.  I will ask his daughter Rebecca to confirm this and offer my condolences.  If you have any photos or memories of Johnnie please email me John
 
 

 
 
Coventry 1948
 
Courtesy of John Spoor
 
 

 
 
Coventry v Belle Vue
 
28th October 1950
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
The photos (above right), feature long time Coventry rider, Nigel Boocock.
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 

 
 
Brandonapolis
 
26th September 1951
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
A cornerstone of British individual competition.  The Brandonapolis began in 1949.
 
 

 
 
Three Bees
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
Coventry Clips
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 

     
     
Coventry Badges
     
 
1928 a 2002 Remake  
     
These badge scans were provided, in the main by, Wattie Dunlop
Yr Unknown but looks like a remake of an older badge  
     
1930 2004 reissue   1948
     
1956 1968 1969
     
 
1972   1974 silver
     
1974 1975 1976
     
 
1976 1976  1976
     
1978 1978 1978
     
 
1979 1980  
     
     
1980 1981 1981
     
1981 1982 1982
     
     
 
1983  1983  1983 or 1993?
     
1985 1985  1985 
     
1986 1986   1986
     
1987 1987 1987
     
 
1987  1987
     
1988 1988
     
 
  1989 gold 1989
     
1989 1989 silver 1989
     
1989 1990
     
1990 1990 1990
     
1991 gold 1991 1991 silver
     
1992 1992
     
1992 1992 1992
     
1992 1993 gold 1993 silver
     
 
  1993 1993   
   
1993 1993   1994
     
1994  1994  1994
     
Badge Scans Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
1995      
     
     
 
1995  1996 1996
     
1997   1997 1997
     
1997 1997
     
1998 1998 1998
   
1998  1998 Gold
     
   
1998 1998  1998 Silver
     
1999 1999 1999
     
1999 1999 1999
     
2000   2000
     
 
2000   2001
     
2001 Silver 2001 Gold 2001
     
2002 2002 2003
     
 
2004  2004
     
2005 2006 2007
     
2007   2007  2011
     
2012 2013 2014
     
2014 2015 2016
     
Year Unknown Year Unknown
     
Year Unknown Year Unknown Gold Year Unknown Silver
     
Year Unknown 2017 Silver 2017
     
 
2017   2018
     
 
2018 2018  
     
 

 
 
Coventry v Swindon
 
16th May 1964
 
 
 
Programme Scans Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 
 

 
 
Coventry v Belle Vue
 
26th August 1964
 
 
Programme Scans Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 

 
 
Coventry v Cradley Heath
 
27th March 1965
 
 
Programme Scans Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 

 
 
Coventry v Long Eaton
 
14th August 1965
 
 
 

 
 
Coventry v Wimbledon
 
15th July 1967
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 
 
Coventry v Edinburgh
 
22nd July 1967 
 
 
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop 
 

 
 
Coventry v Newport
 
8th June 1968
 
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 
 
Coventry v Coatbridge
 
20th July 1968
 
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 

 
 
Coventry v Swindon
 
22nd March 1969
 
 
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 
 
Midland Riders Championship
 
2nd June 1969
 
 
 
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 
 

 
 
International Speedway Team Tournament
 
2nd July 1969
 
 
 
Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 

 
 
 

 
 
Coventry v Leicester
 
21st March 1970
 
 
 
 
Programme Scans Courtesy of Wattie Dunlop
 
 

 
 
Coventry
2011 Team
 
 
 
 
 
If you have any photos etc please send me scans John
 

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