Rye House Rockets

The Rye House Rockets were a speedway team based at Rye House Stadium, Hoddesdon, England. They competed in the SGB Premiership.[2] In September 2018, the Lakeside Hammers, a speedway team in the SGB Championship, moved to the Rye House Stadium.[3] The Rye House Rockets had “been annulled by the Speedway Control Bureau” earlier that year.[4]

Rye House Rockets
Club information
Track addressRye House Stadium
Rye Road
Hoddesdon
Hertfordshire
EN11 0EH
CountryEngland
Founded1974, 1999
Closed1993, 2018[1]
Team managerPeter Schroeck
LeagueSGB Premiership
Club facts
ColoursBlack, Chrome and Orange
Track size262 metres (287 yd)
Track record time54.7 seconds
Track record date1 August 2015
Track record holderRobert Lambert
Major team honours
Southern Area League Champions1955, 1956
Southern Area League Cup Winners1956
Premier League Champions2005, 2007
Premier Trophy Winners2005
National League Champions1980
National League KO Cup Winners1979

RidersEdit

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Notable ridersEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statement:Rye House Speedway". speedwaygb.co. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  2. ^ Bamford, Robert (1 March 2007). Tempus Speedway Yearbook 2007. NPI Media Group. ISBN 0-7524-4250-3.
  3. ^ "LAKESIDE CLUB STATEMENT - British Speedway Official Website". www.speedwaygb.co.uk. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  4. ^ "STATEMENT: RYE HOUSE SPEEDWAY - British Speedway Official Website". www.speedwaygb.co.uk. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Rye House Speedway Official Website: SCOTT IS MR ROCKET!". ryehouserockets.co. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  6. ^ "KENNETT SKIPPERS ROCKETS". Speedway World Championships. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Rye House Speedway Official Website: MASTERS AND BRANFORD WIN ACES!". ryehouserockets.co. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Kennett and Garrity set to stay at Rye House Rockets next season Archived 29 November 2014 at the Wayback Machine", Hertfordshire Mercury, 10 November 2014. Retrieved 20 November 2014
  9. ^ "Tyson Nelson named Rye House Rockets rider of year", Harlow Star, 6 October 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2014

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