Nelson Admirals

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The Nelson Admirals were a motorcycle speedway team who operated from Seedhill Stadium, Nelson from 1967 to 1970. There were founder members of British League Division Two in 1968 and finished runners-up in its inaugural season. In June 1970, halfway through the season, promoters Les Whaley, Mike Parker and Bill Bridgett moved the British League Division Two side across the Pennines to Bradford[1]

Nelson Admirals
Club information
Track address Seedhill Stadium
Country England
Founded 1967
Closed 1970
Club facts
Colours Blue & White
Track size 360 yards (330 m)
Track record time 63.0 seconds
Track record date 13/07/1969
Track record holder Alan Paynter


  1. ^ "Nelson Speedway". Defunct Speedway Tracks. 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-11.