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

06:15
Lewis Kerr. Picture: Ian Burt

Ipswich Witches star Lewis Kerr is full of anticipation and has no worries ahead of his return to the track later this month.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
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.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Ritchie Hawkins

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

Monday, February 1, 2016
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.

Monday, February 1, 2016
Danyon Hume

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

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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