This 140 page soft cover publication released by Boolarong Press, Queensland Historical publishers, of Brisbane and traces the history of speedway racing at Davies Park, Brisbane 1927-
There are over 60 rare photographs, many from private collections, riders statistics, a list of Davies Park riders, bibliography, interviews with speedway personalities, endnotes and index. Separate chapters have been devoted to A. J. Hunting, the late Jack Arnott and speedway riders who became aviators. Also included are biographies on all the members of the original Australian party to England.
The book has the approval of the A.J. Hunting family who granted the author a rare interview with access to family documents. The author's objectives were to firmly state the part that Brisbane played in the export of the concept of speedway racing to the world and to claim its place in the heritage of speedway racing. Recognition is also given to the late Jack Arnott of New Zealand who was the sole fatality at Davies Park.
Many little known facts were uncovered during the author's research which make interesting reading. Advice on the manuscript was received by four well-
The forward is written by Reg Fearman, member and ex-
the story of Davies Park Speedway
By Tony Webb
Published in 2009
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