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High Beech the ‘very first’ Speedway Meeting that was held in the United Kingdom - February the 19th 1928

Contributed by John Chaplin

This is often claimed to be the first meeting but there were undoubtedly earlier meeting that very much resembled Dirt track racing at other venues.

Below is a photograph of a poster for this first meeting at High Beech

it is interesting to note the admission and programme prices, they seems laughable now but then it must have been a substantial amount.