The 1929 Southern League was the inaugural season of speedway racing in the United Kingdom for Southern British teams.[1]

Summary

Stamford Bridge were crowned as the first champions, just two points ahead of Southampton Saints.[2] Hall Green withdrew after 7 meetings and their record was expunged.

Final table

Team PL W D L Pts
Stamford Bridge 20 17 0 3 34
Southampton Saints 20 16 0 4 32
Coventry 20 14 0 6 28
Crystal Palace Glaziers 20 11 0 9 22
Wembley Lions 20 11 0 9 22
West Ham Hammers 20 8 0 12 16
White City 20 8 0 12 16
Harringay Canaries 20 7 0 13 14
Birmingham (Perry Barr) 20 7 0 13 14
Lea Bridge 20 6 0 14 12
Wimbledon Dons 20 5 0 15 10

[2]

Withdrawal (Record expunged) : Hall Green

Top Five Riders

Team C.M.A.
1 Hall Green 10.80
2 Jack Parker Coventry 10.76
3 Gus Kuhn Stamford Bridge 10.28
4 Wimbledon Dons 10.00
5 Colin Watson White City 9.81

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ a b Storey, Basil (1948) The Story of Speedway, WDS, p. 5