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The Essex Radio Speedway Championship 5th April 1984

Local independent radio station Essex Radio signed a deal in early 1984 to become team sponsors for the new side while colourful speedway commentator Dave Lanning was handed the announcers mike.

 

The first meeting of the new era of speedway in Essex was held on Thursday 5th April - The Essex Championship won by Rye House's small track specialist Bob Garrad.

 

Narrative courtesy of Lakeside Hammers Website: www.lakesidehammers.com/history/1984.asp

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Taken on April 5, 1984