Ipswich Witches

One of the most famous clubs in British speedway, the Witches were founded in 1950 and, after not racing for a few years in the 60's were one of the most successful sides of the 1970s and into the '80s, where they won the Division One and KO Cup double on two occasions under the guidance of promoter John Berry.

Info

Nickname: Witches

Club Colours: Black, white and blue

Track Size: 285 metres

Track Record: 56.6 Ben Barker June 20 2013

Facilities: Fast food dining areas and bars with seating overlooking track

Founded: 1951

Contact details

Track Address:

Foxhall Stadium,
Foxhall Road,
Ipswich,
IP4 5TL

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Telephone: 01473 623640

Website: www.ipswichwitches.co

Previous top riders

  • John Louis
  • Billy Sanders
  • Tony Davey
  • Dennis Sigalos
  • John Cook
  • Jeremy Doncaster
  • Scott Nicholls
  • Hans Andersen
  • Tomasz Gollob
  • Tony Rickardsson
  • Chris Louis

Promoter

John Louis

Ipswich Witches news

Wed, 19:05

In this week’s column Danny tells of his injury frustration, how good is Drew Kemp? And why it’s good to see other teams in the Championship starting to challenge.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

In Danny’s column this week he takes a look at his qualification for the British Final, does the sport need one league? And how well Rory Schlein is racing right now.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Drew Kemp is taking a break from his GCSE revising to try and grab himself a British speedway title tonight, at Foxhall Stadium.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Berwick Bandits 50 Ipswich Witches 40

Friday, May 11, 2018

Ipswich Witches look to continue their unbeaten start to the Championship season as they head to Berwick tomorrow night

Honours

  • Division One champions 1975, 76, 84, 98
  • Division KO Cup winners: 1976, 78, 81, 84 and 98
  • Division Two Cup winners: 1970, 71
  • Fours winners 1991,2011
  • Pairs winners 1976, 77
  • Craven Shield Winners 1998

Manager

Peter Simmons

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