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SOUTH  AFRICAN
SPEEDWAY  PANORAMA

    Below are links to magazine and press feature items on speedway in South Africa, many from the package of memorabilia received from Henry Long of the 'Fifties decade. Others from later periods are also included, plus a few reflective articles of Dirt track racing in the Union of 1930.  Where print quality and/or age would make reading difficult the text of some early pieces have been transposed: click on the image and use your .pdf +/- zoom facility to achieve optimum text size.   CCJ  Sept 2014.
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"Africa Here I Come - 1930"
Nobby Key, Gazette (UK)
24.12.1949


"Eva Askquith Story " 
(Female rider in the Union in 1930 ! )
Cyril May,  SpeedwayStar (UK)
10.3.1973


"Cover Boy - Doug Serrurier"
Speedway Star (UK),
Sept.'49 - July '50



"Guest Writer - Fred Wills"
25.2.1951



"Speedway Springboks to Tour Europe"
J. Bunton   3.4.1951




" S.A. Speedsters Abroad
Found Prices Too Stiff "

Eric Litchfield, Rand Daily Mail,  19.9.1951



"Speedway Novice"
Spotlight, December 1951


"Hard Riding Ahead For The Cinder Boys"
Buddy Fuller,   December 1951


"Bobby Quick Wins World Record"
1953



" SPEEDWAY ! "
E.R. Bridges,  15.1.1954



"New Motor-Cycle Speedway For Pretoria"
John Bunton,  1954



"Back Cover Boys"
Speedway Star (UK),
Oct.'54 - Jan'55



" Poker Face Hal "
Farley Spencer, Speedway Star (UK)
19.1.1957



"Bid to Bring Back Speedway"
Springs & Brakpan Advertiser,
23.11.1984



"The Day Bevan was Kidnapped."
Speedway Star, (UK)
28.4.2001



"Kent Revival"
Backtrack magazine, (UK)
July 2011.



"Once a month  ..."   Kevin Sutherland,
The Times,  15.8.2014


"The Ride to Slide"
Superbike S.Africa, Feb. 2016