John Brickell’s Melbury Lions Cycle Speedway Memories

In the late 1940s and 1950s, cycle speedway was the big weekend event in the Shaftesbury area.

John Brickell was a keen rider. He talks about the growth of the sport and his involvement with the Melbury Lions Cycle Speedway Club, which operated from two racing circuits in the parish.

John Brickell

Cycle speedway circuit at Zig Zag Hill

Listen at 17:55.