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

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

It’s the club he loves and Morten Risager can’t wait to pull on the Witches kevlars again in 2016.

Monday, November 23, 2015
James Sargeant

James Sarjeant admits to being ‘really happy’ he got the call from Chris Louis to race for Ipswich in 2016.

Friday, November 20, 2015
Former Witches team manager Phil Hilton, left, with director of speedway Chris Louis

Phil Hilton insisted he has no regrets after stepping down as Ipswich Witches team boss.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Lewis Kerr is part of the Ipswich Witches side for 2016

Mike Bacon speaks to Lewis Kerr, who has recovered from life-threatening injuries to make his speedway return with the Witches in 2016.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Chris Louis's Ipswich Witches side for 2016 will be announced tomorrow morning.

The Ipswich Witches line-up for 2016 is set to be revealed tomorrow morning.


  • 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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