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1938 Speedway National League

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1938 Speedway National League
LeagueNational League Division One
ChampionsNew Cross Rangers
No. of competitors7
National TrophyWimbledon Dons
A.C.U CupWest Ham Hammers
Highest averageJack Milne
Division/s belowNational League (Div 2)

The 1938 National League Division One was the tenth season of the highest tier of motorcycle speedway in Great Britain.[1][2][3][4]

Summary

The only change from the previous season was Bristol Bulldogs moving up from the Provincial League and Hackney Wick Wolves moving down to take their place. They also swapped licences and riders as well as divisions.

New Cross Rangers won their first national title.

Final table

Pos Team PL W D L Pts
1 New Cross Rangers 24 15 1 8 31
2 West Ham Hammers 24 13 1 10 27
3 Wembley Lions 24 13 1 10 27
4 Wimbledon Dons 24 12 3 9 27
5 Belle Vue Aces 24 11 0 13 22
6 Harringay Tigers 24 10 1 13 21
7 Bristol Bulldogs 24 6 1 17 13

Top Ten Riders

Rider Nat Team C.M.A.
1 Jack Milne United States New Cross Rangers 10.96
2 Wilbur Lamoreaux United States Wimbledon Dons 10.93
3 Bluey Wilkinson Australia West Ham Hammers 10.67
4 Lionel van Praag Australia Wembley 10.50
5 Bill Kitchen England Belle Vue Aces 10.24
6 Cordy Milne United States Hackney Wick Wolves 9.46
7 Frank Varey England Belle Vue Aces 9.16
8 Jack Parker England Harringay Tigers 9.16
9 Les Wotton England Harringay Tigers 8.92
10 Frank Charles England Wembley 8.59

National Trophy

The 1938 National Trophy was the eighth edition of the Knockout Cup.[5]

Qualifying rounds

Norwich Stars won the Division Two final and therefore secured a place in the quarter finals.

Quarterfinals

Date Team one Score Team two
01/07 Bristol 50-56 West Ham
05/07 West Ham 73-35 Bristol
06/07 New Cross 50-57 Wimbledon
07/07 Wembley 61-47 Belle Vue
09/07 Belle Vue 60-48 Wembley
11/07 Wimbledon 62-46 New Cross
21/07 Norwich 58-50 Harringay

Semifinals

Date Team one Score Team two
06/08 Norwich 53-55 Wembley
15/08 Wimbledon 78-29 West Ham
16/08 West Ham 53-55 Wimbledon
25/08 Wembley 38-15 Norwich

Final

First leg

Second leg

Wimbledon were National Trophy Champions, winning on aggregate 123-92.

A.C.U Cup

The 1938 Auto-Cycle Union Cup was the fifth edition of the Cup and was won by West Ham Hammers, which ended the five year winning run of Belle Vue. The groups were decided on the number of heat points scored within matches, rather than match wins.[7]

First round

Group 1

Team PL W D L Race Pts
West Ham Hammers 4 3 1 0 252
New Cross Rangers 4 1 1 2 227
Harringay Tigers 4 1 0 3 166

Group 2

Team PL W D L Race Pts
Wimbledon Dons 6 4 1 1 355
Wembley Lions 6 3 1 2 335
Belle Vue Aces 6 3 0 3 320
Bristol Bulldogs 6 1 0 5 283

Final

Date Team one Team two Score
05/09 Wimbedon West Ham 50–58
06/09 West Ham Wimbledon 64-43

See also

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ "Year by Year". Speedway Researcher. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  3. ^ Rogers, Martin (1978). The Illustrated History of Speedway. Studio Publications (Ipswich) Ltd. p. 129. ISBN 0-904584-45-3.
  4. ^ "BRITISH LEAGUE TABLES - PRE-WAR ERA (1929-1939)". Official British Speedway website. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  5. ^ "1938 National Trophy". Speedway archive.
  6. ^ a b "1938 National Trophy" (PDF). Speedway Researcher. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  7. ^ "1938 ACU Cup" (PDF). Speedway Researcher. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
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