1929 Speedway English Dirt Track League

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1929 Speedway English Dirt Track League
League English Dirt Track League
Season 1929
Champions Leeds
No. of competitors 11

The 1929 English Dirt Track League was the inaugural season of speedway racing in the United Kingdom for Northern English teams, the season was littered with mid-season withdrawals but eventually the Leeds were crowned champions. In 1930, the league was renamed the Northern League so the league existed for just one year.[1]

Final table[edit]

Team PL W D L Pts
Leeds 20 16 1 3 33
Preston 20 14 0 6 28
Halifax 19 12 1 6 25
Newcastle 20 10 0 10 20
Salford 20 10 0 10 20
Rochdale 20 9 1 19 19
Leicester Stadium 20 9 0 11 18
Liverpool 18 8 0 10 16
Sheffield 20 6 1 13 13
Middlesbrough 19 6 0 13 12
Barnsley Lundwood 20 6 0 14 12

Withdrawals (Records expunged) : Manchester (White City), Warrington, Belle Vue Aces, Burnley, Bolton, Hanley and Long Eaton

Top Five Riders[edit]

Team C.M.A.
1 Syd Jackson Leicester Stadium 10.71
2 Joe Abbott Preston 10.50
3 Ham Burrill Preston 9.44
4 Charlie Hornby Warrington 8.88
5 Walter Creasor Newcastle 8.50

References[edit]

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