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Hackney Kestrels

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Country  England
Closed  1990
Colours  Blue, White and Red
Founded  1984
Team captain  Barry Thomas
Track address  Hackney Wick Stadium Waterden Road Hackney London

The Hackney Kestrels were a Speedway team which operated from 1984 until their closure in 1990 when the Crayford Kestrels transferred the promotion to Hackney.

In 1988 the Kestrels won the League Championship, winning twenty-six of their thirty league matches. The Kestrels also won the Knockout Cup, beating the Wimbledon Dons on aggregate in the final.

Notable riders

  • Glenn Doyle
  • Andy Galvin
  • Mark Loram
  • Chris Louis
  • Steve Schofield
  • Malcolm Simmons
  • Barry Thomas
  • Paul Whittaker
  • Simon Wigg
  • References

    Hackney Kestrels Wikipedia


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