Viewers are taken to Wimbledon Stadium to meet some leading speedway riders and officials. From them they will learn something of the technique and rules of speedway racing, which they will see later in the day.
Viewers will visit Wimbledon Stadium to see part of the London riders best pairs Championship for the 'Laurels' Trophy. Star London riders competing in the above events include Norman Parker and Oliver Hart (Wimbledon), Ron Johnson and Geoff Pymar (New Cross), Tommy Price (Wembley), and Malcolm Craven (West Ham).
Commander A. B. Campbell
Nan Kenway, Douglas Young, Helen Hill, Basyl, Eric Cardi, Triss Henderson, The Beverley Sisters (the Twins and Joy) with the Ship's Band.
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