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

16:58

Ipswich Witches director of speedway, Chris Louis, is hoping his riders can ‘hit the ground running’ as the 2017 speedway fixtures were released on Tuesday.

09:01

Ipswich Witches will start their 2017 season at home to Sheffield on a Saturday night at Foxhall Stadium.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Danyon Hume is hoping his friendship with fellow reserve Connor Mountain, off track, can reap rewards on it.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Seven-time British champion and Ipswich-born Scott Nicholls has admitted he would have loved a return to Foxhall this season.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Ipswich Witches No.1 Danny King feels the Suffolk side will have a target on their backs this year.

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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