Terry Betts

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Terry Betts
Terry Betts.jpg
Born (1943-09-15) 15 September 1943 (age 74)
Harlow, England
Nationality England
Current club information
Career status Retired
Career history
1960-1963 Norwich Stars
1961 Wolverhampton Wolves
1965 Long Eaton Archers
1965-1978 King's Lynn Stars
1979 Reading Racers
Individual honours
1970, 1971 Southern Riders Champion
1977 Littlechild Trophy
Team honours
1972, 1973 World Team Cup Winner
1972 World Pairs Champion
1977 British League KO Cup Winner
1963 National Trophy
1973 Spring Gold Cup Winner

Terence Arnold (Terry) Betts (born 15 September 1943 in Harlow, Essex, England)[1] is a former international speedway rider who reached the final of the Speedway World Championship in 1974. He became World Pairs Champion with Ray Wilson in 1972 and was a member of the Great Britain team that won the World Team Cup in 1972 and 1973.

Career summary[edit]

Betts began his career with the Norwich Stars but joined the King's Lynn Stars in 1965 after the closure of Norwich . He remained there for the majority of his career, spending one season with Reading Racers before he retired on the eve of the 1980 season. He was awarded a testimonial meeting in 1975 after ten years of continuous service to the club. Betts was a regular England international.

In 2005, Betts was voted as the greatest King's Lynn Stars rider of all time by the clubs fans.[2]

World Final Appearances[edit]

Individual World Championship[edit]

World Pairs Championship[edit]

World Team Cup[edit]



  1. ^ Oakes, Peter; Mauger, Ivan OBE, MBE (1976). Who's Who of World Speedway. Studio Publications (Ipswich) Ltd. ISBN 0-904584-04-6. 
  2. ^ "King's Lynn Stars - March 2005". BBC. 2005-04-06. Retrieved 2008-09-14. 
  3. ^ Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5

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