15 September 1943|
|Current club information|
|1965||Long Eaton Archers|
|1965-1978||King's Lynn Stars|
|1970, 1971||Southern Riders Champion|
|1972, 1973||World Team Cup Winner|
|1972||World Pairs Champion|
|1977||British League KO Cup Winner|
|1973||Spring Gold Cup Winner|
Terence Arnold (Terry) Betts (born 15 September 1943 in Harlow, Essex, England) 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.
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.
World Final Appearances
Individual World Championship
World Pairs Championship
World Team Cup
- 1966 - Wrocław, Olympic Stadium (with Barry Briggs / Nigel Boocock / Ivan Mauger / Colin Pratt) - 4th - 8pts (0)
- 1972 - Olching, Olching Speedwaybahn (with Ivan Mauger / Ray Wilson / John Louis) Winner - 36pts (8)
- 1973 - London, Wembley Stadium (with Malcolm Simmons / Ray Wilson / Peter Collins) – Winner – 37pts (9)
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- Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5