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Hampden Hawks Cycle Speedway Club History

Hawks first league meeting
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The Hampden track
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Prior to heat one of the first ever league meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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        First League meeting of the newly reformed Glasgow and District Association

 

        First heat winner – Alan Irvine (Levernside) – heat 1

 

        First Hampden heat winner Nicky Nicolson – heat 6

 

        First paid maximum – Stevie Mitchell 12 paid 15 from five

 

        First heat win for Ian Welsh – heat 15

 

        All riders making their Glasgow debuts

 

        Alan Williamson and Alan Brown were Newlands boys guesting for Hampden as Dick Barrie, Gordon Campbell and Pete Gentles were all unavailable

 

        First home 5-0 – heat 6 – Nicky Nicolson and Alan Williamson

 

        Alan Williamson takes part in both heat wins – heats 6 and 15

 

        MOM – Nicky Nicolson with 11 from 5.

 

Heat One
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l to r Mike Blair; Eddie Reavey; Moosh Nicolson; Alan Irvine

Heat Nine
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Barry Wilde (Levernside) leads Nicky Nicolson (Hampden)and Gordon Aiken(Hampden)