SpeedwayFiction Speedway like it used to be! Home Heroes of the Track Other Annuals Click on each story to open a full PDF version. You will need a PDF reader. You can install a free copy of Adobe Reader here. SpeedwayFiction Boys’ annuals, especially in the first half of the twentieth century, were rich in stories and factual articles about speedway racing - most of them lavishly illustrated with drawings or photographs. Enjoy this small selection from our library

MICK MACE - RACKET BUSTER


The Mick Mace comic strip appears twice in the 1952 Sporting Record annual Sports Thrills. This story has a speedway connection.        

Mick Mace - Racket Buster.pdf

TEARAWAY TONY BLANE


This complete, 10-page speedway story appeared in Every Boy’s Book of Sport, published by Clerke & Cockeran, London, in 1952. The annual also featured a factual article on the World Championship.         

Tearaway Tony Blane SMALL.pdf

GERRY ALLEN

Prince of The Cinders


A complete comic strip story

from Popular Stories for

Boys


Published by Birn Bros, London in the 1950s

Gerry Allen - Prince of the Cinders.pdf

Lure of the Speedway - a story from the Tip Top Book 1951.


The gift of  a motorbike sets Tommy off on the bumpy journey to speedway stardom

Lure of the Speedway (3).pdf

The Come-Back Cavalier

A short story from the first edition of Tommy Price’s Speedway Mixture, 1950

The Come-Back Cavalier (3).pdf

A Star and the Stars

A short story from the first edition of Tommy Price’s Speedway Mixture, 1950

A Star and the Stars (3).pdf

Killer Complex by Kenneth Wheeler

A short story from the first edition of Tommy Price’s Speedway Mixture, 1950

Killer Complex by Kenneth Wheeler (3).pdf Heroes of the Track 2

A TEAM BERTH

By Philip M Pethick


This complete story featured in Dean’s Monster Book For Boys, 1946.      

A Team Berth.pdf

THE SMASH AND GRAB SPEEDSTER

By John Fordice


A complete story from the Lion Annual 1954

The Smash And Grab Speedster.pdf

STAR OF THE SPEEDWAY

With illustrations by J E McConnell


A complete story from the book Triumphs of Sport and Speed produced by Thames Publishing in 1947    

Star of the Speedway

THE SPEEDWAY KINGS




A complete 15-page comic strip story from the JAG annual, 1972, published by IPC Magazines, Fleetway House, Farringdon Street.    

The Speedway Kings.pdf

WIZARD OF THE SPEED TRACK


A complete story by R H Clark from the 1950s Treasure Book for Boys


Published by Amex Ltd,

Finsbury Pavement, London

Wizard of the Speed Track.pdf

THE MEN BEHIND


A complete story by Philip M Pethick from a 1950s Monster Book for Boys



Published by Dean & Son, Ltd, London

The Men Behind.pdf