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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Devon: Stoke Dragons

About the team

Track was at the Blockhouse, Stoke, Plymouth.

Club Manager: Mr Davies.

Club Secretary: J.S. Oats, 12 Dalron Gardens, St Budeaux, Plymouth.

Team Manager: Ginger Hammett.

Club Colours: Green & White with a red dragon motif.

The bikes were all maintained at Argyle Cycle Store, and were kept in a lock-up to the side of the Blockhouse. 

Spectators would often number 500, with takings on the evening often being £50.

Racing in the 1950s.


  • Brian Charlick
  • Colin Cotton(capt)
  • Bill Gilbert
  • Ginger Hammett
  • Bill Hutchings
  • Arthur Lavis
  • Dave Oats
  • .... Penfold
  • John Sylvester(capt)
  • Ray Wood