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

Thu, 22:33

Ipswich Witches saw off the spirited challenge of Workington Comets at Foxhall on Thursday night, winning 52-41 in the Championship.

Wed, 12:58

The Ipswich Witches return to Foxhall tomorrow for a Championship encounter with the Workington Comets (7.30pm), writes Henry Chard.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Championship

Scunthorpe Scorpions 43

Ipswich Witches 47

The Ipswich Witches produced a late comeback to beat Scunthorpe 47-43 in the Championship tonight, writes Henry Chard.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Ipswich Witches team boss Ritchie Hawkins was left frustrated with his side’s change in form as they finished fourth in the final of the Championship Fours at Peterborough yesterday, writes Henry Chard.

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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