Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages
Norfolk: Hellesdon Lions
About the team
Track at Mill Lane, Lower Hellesdon, Norwich.
(Hellesdon Community Centre).
Club Secretary: R.D. Smith, 18 Madpit Lane, Norwich(1962).
Club Secretary: Cliff Ellis, 144 Gipsy Lane, Norwich NOR 95G(1964).
Club Manager: B. Watling, 37 Winchcombe Road, Norwich.
Team Manager: Cliff Ellis(1966).
Raced in the Norwich League 1963(finished 3rd).
Club Colours: White with a Red Lion on racejacket.
1958 Barry Harris(14) won the Norfolk Junior Riders Championship.
1962 & 1963 Clive Hurrell & Barry Woodcock won the Uxbridge Best Pairs.
1963 Clive Hurrell won the Ken McKinlay Shield, runner-up Barry Woodcock(Galley Pirates), 3rd Vic Goodson(Galley Pirates).
1963 Clive Hurrell won the Reg Willgress Memorial Trophy at Spixworth, runner-up David Watson(Scottow Horseshoes), 3rd Denny Broughton (Itteringham Rockets).
1963 Clive Hurrell won the Culling Cup, runner-up John Attoe(Galley Pirates), 3rd Eddie Paternoster(Hellesdon Lions).
1964 Clive Hurrell(11) won the Horspath Open Championship After a run-off with Barry Dawes(Horspath Hammers), 3rd was Derek Garnett(10) of Offerton Devils after a run-off with Kevin Rowland.
1964 Clive Hurrell won the Reg Willgress Memorial Cup at Spixworth.
1965 Clive Hurrell came 3rd in National Individual Final.
1965 Clive Hurrell & Rod Witham won the Anglian Best Pairs, runners up were Mike Parkins & John Dicks(Norwich), 3rd place went to Pat Callow & Paul Baxter(Marsham).
1966 Dave Baxter(14) won the John Sparkes Memorial Trophy at Hethersett. Runner up was Mervyn Spink(Scorpions) after a run-off with Ray Hunt(Eaton Tudors), both riders having scored 12 points.
196? Rod Witham won the Norwich & District Junior Individual.
- Mick Banham
- Roy Bargewell
- Dave Baxter(capt)
- Mick Buxton
- John Dye
- Cliff Ellis
- Chris Elwin
- Tony Forster
- Tom Granville
- Barry Harris
- .... Horne
- Chris Humphries
- Derek Hunt(capt)
- Clive Hurrell
- Mick Hurrell
- Trevor Jermy
- Mick Mallett
- Russell Osborne
- Mike Parkins
- Eddie Paternoster
- Roger Rix
- Stephen Rix
- Mick Rose
- Robert Smith
- Jug Thomas
- Mel Thomas
- Tony Waller
- John Watts
- Rod Witham