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Rochester Speedway

 
City Way Stadium, Rochester, Kent.  Speedway took place 1931 (training) 1932 (open meetings) and a demonstration in 1969 was staged for council officials as part of a planning application to run in the British League Division 2.  Rochester Bombers began their Division 2 campaign with 2 away matches, only to find that the council had withdrawn approval to stage speedway at the track so the venue closed without a proper home meeting, although they did have two more away meetings.
 
Rochester's City Way Stadium 1960.  Courtesy of John Hyam
 
 

 
 
Courtesy of John Hyam
 
West Ham's Martyn Piddock, who rode at Rochester Speedway and won an open meeting there in 1969
 
 
Rochester Bombers
 
On Their Travels In 1969
 
Programme scans courtesy of Graham Gleave
 

 
 
Rochester Away
 
Courtesy of Andrew Gallon
 
Courtesy of Andrew Gallon
 
Courtesy of Andrew Gallon
 

 

Not much yet on Rochester, so If you can scan any pictures, programmes, badges or supply any info, send me an email John

 

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