Loomer Rd stadium
Speedway at Loomer Road
Between March and October, you can watch speedway almost every week at the Loomer Road Stadium in Newcastle under Lyme - home of the Stoke Potters speedway team
The well-established Stoke Potters team race in the homely Loomer Road stadium in the Chesterton/Apedale area of Newcastle borough here in Staffordshire.
For full details about race meetings, team members and the stadium, visit the Potter's website, by clicking on the link below:
A family atmosphere is encouraged, though there is also a bar and refreshment area in the indoors section of the main stand (from which you can watch the racing through a plate-glass window).
The team is drawn from all over the world with Danish, German and Swedish riders having been on Stoke's roster.
Loomer Road Stadium, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs ST5 7LB
Track length - 312 metres
Once upon a time, in the late 1940s, the club was based in Sun Street in Hanley, and known as Hanley Speedway - when crowds of 12,000 were attracted!
Division Two Fours winners in 1990. Division Two Best Pairs Winners in 1984, 1988, 1989.
Web-Links for Fixtures, & News For Fans >>>
For more on the dates and times of fixtures (the speedway season runs between March and October), see the link to the British Speedway site below (when you access it, click on 'Premier League').
Click on the relevant link below -
last updated: 21/04/2009 at 08:17
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paul viv & the grandchildren
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