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Famous Dirt-Track Riders
A Series of 25
No. 2
Jack Bishop

A successful Australian rider who came over to England in 1928, Jack Bishop is one of the most daring riders now competing on our tracks, and his dashing displays are very popular with all the speedway fans. He has been especially successful when competing in the Handicap events and sometimes when starting from scratch has run through the field and won by a big margin. He has also a number of lap records to his redit both in England and Australia.

Famous Dirt-Track Riders
A Series of 25
No. 4

Hilary Buchann

An Australian rider who came over to England in 1928, and is now a popular rider at Wimbledon, White City, Harringay, and other International speedway tracks. Although he has only been here a short time, he has shown that he understands how to handle his machine on our smaller tracks, and his successes in the handicaps and other events go to prove that he is a rider of great merit.

Famous Dirt-Track Riders
A Series of 25
No. 1

Frank Arthur

“Wizard Frank Arthur” was born at Lismore, New South Wales. He started racing at an early age, ut had no great success until 1927, when he surprised everyone by winning the Golden Helmet in Australia, when competing with some of the best-known riders. Since coming to England to ride for the International Speedways Ltd., This great rider has carried off many valuable trophies, including the much prized Golden Helmet, which he has probably won more frequently than any other man.

Famous Dirt-Track Riders
A Series of 25
No. 3

Cecil Brown

Cecil Brown rode in open meetings in 1928 and for Wimbledon in 1929 league matches. The team included Jim Kempster, Vic Huxley, Hilary Buchanan, Cecil Brown, Sid Chambers, Fred Cooper, Clem Cort, Dudley Cox, Les Dearth, Dank Ewen, Del Forster. Before coming to Britain  Brown had raced on dirt tracks in the USA and Australia along with fellow countrymen
Sprouts' Elder and Eddie Brinck.

Famous Dirt-Track Riders
A Series of 25
No. 5

Clem Cort


Clem Cort, who is one of the youngest of English riders, has recently come very much to the front. Unlike many other riders he is not at all superstitious, for the usually rides in green. Although he has only been riding a few months he has won both the White City and the Wimbledon Handicap races, while at the White City track he won the “News of the World” Belt. Clem Cort was among the group of English riders chosen to go to Cairo to ride there during the winter of 1928-9

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