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.


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,

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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


John Louis

Ipswich Witches news

Thu, 06:00
Nico Covatti is the only Witch not heading for a training camp in Lonigo, Italy

Ipswich Witches director of speedway Chris Louis admits to being impressed with the attitude of new signing Danyon Hume.

Wed, 16:57
Ritchie Hawkins

New Ipswich Witches team manager Ritchie Hawkins says it is “all systems go”, with the countdown to the new season underway.

Mon, 11:42
Joe Jacobs is on his way to Belle Vue

Witches asset Joe Jacobs will ride in the Elite League in 2016 after agreeing a deal with the Belle Vue Aces.

Mon, 11:20
Danyon Hume

Ipswich Witches have moved to sign young Rye House rider Danyon Hume.

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Danny King rears up ahead of Claus Vissing (yellow helmet) and Rohan Tungate, before falling in heat thirteen of the Ipswich v Berwick (Knock Out Cup) meeting at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK on 21 May 2015. Picture: Steve Waller

Ipswich Witches go into the 2016 season with a new team sponsor, new branding and a new look to their fixture list.


  • 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


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