The 1936 National League Division One was the fifth season of the highest tier of motorcycle speedway in Great Britain.[1]

Summary

The entrants were the same seven teams as the previous season. Belle Vue Aces won their fourth consecutive national title. Jack Parker topped the rider averages but was injured for the inaugural World Championship Final won by Lionel van Praag.[2]

Final table

Team PL W D L Pts
Belle Vue Aces 24 18 1 5 37
Wembley Lions 24 14 0 10 28
Harringay Tigers 24 12 0 12 24
Wimbledon Dons 24 12 0 12 24
Hackney Wick Wolves 24 11 0 13 22
New Cross Tamers 24 9 0 15 18
West Ham Hammers 24 7 1 16 15

Top Ten Riders

Rider Nat Team C.M.A.
1 Jack Parker England Harringay Tigers 10.27
2 Max Grosskreutz Australia Belle Vue Aces 10.21
3 Frank Charles England Wembley 10.11
4 Lionel van Praag Australia Wembley 9.45
5 Eric Langton England Belle Vue Aces 9.27
6 Joe Abbott England Belle Vue Aces 9.25
7 Bluey Wilkinson Australia West Ham Hammers 9.21
8 Bill Kitchen England Belle Vue Aces 8.91
9= Dicky Case Australia Hackney Wick Wolves 8.71
9= Jack Ormston England Harringay Tigers 8.71

National Trophy

The 1936 National Trophy was the sixth edition of the Knockout Cup.[3]

Provincial League First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
04/05 Liverpool 35-34 Nottingham
14/04 Nottingham 34-38 Liverpool
13/04 Cardiff 33-38 Southampton
10/04 Southampton 38-33 Cardiff

Provincial League Second Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
18/05 Liverpool 39-31 Southampton
14/05 Southampton 42-28 Liverpool

Quarter Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
13/06 Belle Vue 68-40 West Ham
13/06 Wimbledon 42-65 Wembley
12/06 Hackney Wick 65-42 New Cross
11/06 Wembley 61-47 Wimbledon
10/06 New Cross 55-51 Hackney Wick
09/06 West Ham 43-65 Belle Vue
04/06 Southampton 30-41 Harringay

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
30/07 Wembley 54-53 Belle Vue
25/07 Belle Vue 78-30 Wembley
18/07 Harringay 55-52 Hackney Wick
17/07 Hackney Wick 58-50 Harringay

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
21/08 Hackney Wick 59-49 Belle Vue
22/08 Belle Vue 72-31 Hackney Wick


See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ "1936 league tables". Speedway GB.
  3. ^ "1936 National Trophy". Speedway archive.