SpeedwayFiction Speedway like it used to be! Home Heroes of the Track The Boys’ Magazine 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 The Boys’ Magazine featured some of the earliest speedway stories ever published in Britain. Enjoy these selections from our library

THE BLACK KING’S TREASURE


A complete story from the Boys’ Magazine of 1928, the first year of speedway in Britain. (It includes language which may offend modern sensibilities).

The Black King's Treasure.pdf

The Dirt Track Smash

A story from the Boys’ Magazine, April 20 1929


‘A duel of iron-nerved men - part of it played out on the dirt track, that reeling, gasping arena of  the speed age.’

The Dirt Track Smash.pdf

The Black Ace

A story from the Boys’ Magazine, April 20 1929



Perhaps is isn’t surprising that a speedway story this old should be set in Australia

The Black Ace.pdf

Wide Open to Win

(Boys’ Magazine August 2, 1930)

From the remotest wilds of the Australian Bush to the highlights of the British speedways is a far cry but that summed up the career of N’Gomi, the Black Ace of the Dirt Track…

Wide Open to Win.pdf Heroes of the Track 2

The Yellow Wizard

Another of the earliest speedway stories ever written, from the Boys’ Magazine, September 8 1928



‘The Chinese Champion was a man to admire for his pluck but loathe for his wickedness…’

The Speedway Crook’s Crash

A story from the Boys’ Magazine, September 27 1930


‘A farewell tale of Brigadeer A’Dare, the speedway sleuth and the cinder shifters of Riverside Speedway

The Speedway Crook's Crash.pdf The Yellow Wizard.pdf