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Dagenham Speedway
 
Ripple Road, Dagenham, Essex.  The team took the nickname "Daggers" for obvious reasons.  The track operated 1932-1939 when the second world war interrupted things! They reopened and ran 1946-1947.  I do not know if any efforts to reopen came after closedown in 1947.
 

 
 
Dagenham Team 1936
 
 
Fred Quick was a great name for a speedway rider and I also like "Snowy" Blackman but surely he should have been known as "Sooty" Blackman!


 
 
Frank Hodgson 1936
 

 
1936: Frank Hodgson. Frank was "King of The Daggers" in those days.
 

 
 
The 1937 Dagenham
Cup Winner
 
Frank Hodgson
 
 
 
6th August 1939.  The Second World War was just a few weeks away and speedway was put on hold whilst we dealt with Hitler
 

 
 
Dagenham Badge
 
 
Scan from Russell Earl who says: Dagenham badge, sorry not an original but a 2003 re-issue.
 
 
The Genuine Article
 
 
Tony Pearce says: Hi John, please find attached a scan of my original 1939 Dagenham Badge. Feel free to use on your website.
 

 
If you can scan any Dagenham pictures, programmes or badges send me an email John
 

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