Hackney Kestrels

The Hackney Kestrels were a Speedway team which operated from 1984, when the Crayford Kestrels transferred the promotion to Hackney, until their closure in 1990.[1]

Hackney Kestrels
Club information
Track addressHackney Wick Stadium
Waterden Road
Team captainBarry Thomas
Club facts
ColoursBlue, White and Red
Track size345 yards (315 m)
Major team honours
National League Champions1988
National League KO Cup1984, 1988

In 1988 the Kestrels won the League Championship, winning twenty-six of their thirty league matches. The Kestrels also won the Knockout Cup, beating the Wimbledon Dons on aggregate in the final.[2][3]

Notable ridersEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Bamford, R & Jarvis J.(2001). Homes of British Speedway. ISBN 0-7524-2210-3
  2. ^ Fenn, C.(2003). Hackney Speedway, Friday at Eight. ISBN 0-7524-2737-7
  3. ^ Jacobs, N. Speedway in London. ISBN 0-7524-2221-9