Dick Bradley

Dick Bradley (born 28 November 1924) is a former English speedway rider.[1][2]

Dick Bradley
Born(1924-11-28)28 November 1924
Netheravon, Wiltshire
NationalityBritish (English)
Career history
1948-1955Bristol Bulldogs
1955-1963Southampton Saints
1964-1965Newport Wasps
Individual honours
1951, 1952, 1953Speedway World Championship finalist
Team honours
1962National League Champion
1961National Trophy Winner
1949, 1954National League Division II Champion
1949, 1956National Trophy (Div 2) Winner
1964Provincial League KO Cup Winner

Speedway careerEdit

Bradley was a leading speedway rider in the late 1950s. He reached the final of the Speedway World Championship on three occasions in the 1951 Individual Speedway World Championship, 1952 Individual Speedway World Championship and the 1953 Individual Speedway World Championship.[3]

He rode in the top tier of British Speedway from 1948-1965, riding for various clubs. [4]

World final appearancesEdit

Individual World ChampionshipEdit


  1. ^ "WORLD INDIVIDUAL FINAL - RIDER INDEX". British Speedway. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Dick Bradley". wwosbackup. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  3. ^ "World Speedway finals" (PDF). Speedway Researcher. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  4. ^ "History Archive". British Speedway. Retrieved 5 July 2021.