Stock car racing at Odsal Stadium, 1960s
Name: Stock car racing at Odsal Stadium, 1960s
Description: Stock car racing at Odsal Stadium, 1960s
Collection: Peter Walker
Location: Nowthen
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Contributor: Courtesy of Peter Walker
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From 1954 to 1997, Odsal Stadium hosted numerous Semi and World finals and two British Championships.

Races and winners at Odsal Stadium 1954-1997

1978 British Championship - David Mellor (racing number 304 from Ashbourne in Derbyshire)

1981 - Len Wolfenden (racing number 190 from Nelson in Lancashire)

1985 - Stuart Smith (racing number 1 - World Champion at the time - from Rochdale)

1988 British Championship - David Beresford (racing number 260 from Tintwistle in Derbyshire)

1990 - Bert Finnikin (racing number 55 from Leek in Staffordshire)

1992 - John Lund (racing number 53 from Clitheroe in Lancashire)

1994 - Andrew Smith (racing number 391 from Rochdale - son of Stuart Smith)

1997 - John Lund (racing number 53 from Clitheroe in Lancashire)

- Below Phillip Walker takes us through the last major stock car races at Odsal Stadium.


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Name: Clip of interview with Phillip Walker, 29th June 2011
Description: Clip of interview with Phillip Walker, 29th June 2011
Collection: Phillip Walker
Location: Nowthen
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Contributor: Phillip Walker
Rights: Phillip Walker, West Yorkshire Archive Service