Linlithgow Lightning were a British speedway team based in Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland. They raced at Heathersfield Stadium.[1]

History

They first raced in 1994 in the 1994 British League Division Three.[2] In 1995 they raced in the 1995 Academy League.[3]

During their third season they won the 1996 Speedway Conference League and the Conference League Knockout Cup.[4][5][6]

The following season they competed in the 1997 Speedway Conference League as Lathallan Lightning before failing to field a team during 1998. The competed for one more season during the 1999 Speedway Conference League season.

The club folded in 1999 and the venue closed in October 1999.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Linlithgow - Heathersfield Stadium". Speedway Museum Online.
  2. ^ "1994 tables". Speedway GB.
  3. ^ "1995 tables". Speedway GB.
  4. ^ "Major League Competitions". Speedway Archive.
  5. ^ "1996 Tables". Speedway GB.com.
  6. ^ "Linlithgow Speedway". Defunct Speedway.
  7. ^ "The Linlithgow Story". Speedway Plus.