Belle Vue Speedway Legends of the 1930s

13 Aug

The Belle Vue speedway racers of the mid-thirties, pictured after their fourth consecutive National League triumph in 1936. Back row, L-R: Bill Kitchen, Max Crosskreutz, Oliver Langton, Stanley Dobson, Tommy Price, Joe Abbott, Bob Harrison and Frank Varey. Eric Langton, captain, is seated at the front.

This is a black and white photograph of the Belle Vue Aces at their famous Belle Vue home, one of the most famous speedway venues in the world.

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6 Responses to “Belle Vue Speedway Legends of the 1930s”

  1. Kyra Hunt August 25, 2014 at 1:37 pm #

    I have recently obtained an album that belonged to my grandfather.His Name was Hunt AKA Jackie Hunt and he rode for England and New Zealand in the 40s and 50s. There is a lot of memorabilia of himself and team mates. If you are interested please let me know by emailing me at.

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    • historyme August 31, 2014 at 11:03 pm #

      Hi Kyra. Fantastic to hear from you and would love you to share you family memorabilia. Look forward to seeing it.

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  2. Anonymous April 15, 2012 at 8:31 am #

    Frank Varey then went on to become the manager of the Aces in the Peter Collins era

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  3. historyme August 13, 2011 at 3:06 pm #

    Stanley Dobson was also known as “Acorn” Dobson and owned a paint and wallpaper shop on Hyde Road.

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