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Vic Huxley

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Nationality  Australia
Career status  Retired

Name  Vic Huxley
Died  June 24, 1982
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Born  23 September 1906 Brisbane, Queensland (1906-09-23)
1930–1931 1931–1936  Harringay Canaries Wimbledon Dons
1930 1934 1936  Star Riders' Championship Australian Champion London Riders' Championship

Victor Nelson "Vic" Huxley (23 September 1906 – 24 June 1982 in Brisbane. Queensland) was a speedway rider who won the Star Riders' Championship, the forerunner of the Speedway World Championship, in 1930 and finished runner-up in 1931 and 1932. He also won the London Riders' Championship in 1936 whilst with the Wimbledon Dons.

Huxley won the 1934 Australian Championship (3 Laps) in front of his home crowd at the Brisbane Exhibition Ground.

Vic Huxley retired from British speedway at the end of the 1936 season and returned to Australia where he rode in the Winter test series against England. He lived in Ashgrove in Brisbane, and set up a motorcycle business in Adelaide Street called the "British Motorcycle Corporation" which he ran until the mid 1960s.

Huxley died in his home town of Brisbane on 24 June 1982 at the age of 75, just 3 months shy of his 76th birthday.

World Final appearances

  • 1936 – London, Wembley Stadium – 8th – 17pts
  • References

    Vic Huxley Wikipedia

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