To contact me: Brian Darby on :

Phone Mobile.       0419976557

     Original first page of this website created by Peter Darby - December 2000.
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AUSSIE ROAD RACING - NOT SPEEDWAY, BUT INTERESTING ! It's a separate Brian Darby website.
After you have had a chance to view all of the different pages on my website Vintage Speedway I would appreciate your comments in the Guest Book on the right.
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Click here to view the midgets of the 1930s and 40s.

FREE service for Private RESTORERS 
of Vintage and Classic Speedway machines.

Brian Darby and Q5, the ex Bill Goode Falcon Special.
Photo: Warren Bridge.
The ex Veteran Speedway Riders' Association of Australia website. 
NOW AustralianSpeedway Riders Association Inc.
Click on logo
on left.
This page was last updated on: March 12, 2018
The Sydney Showground.
A WEBSITE for Solo Enthusiasts
An exciting website just for Midget Speedcars. 
Great photos and some great stories from American
 ex midget racer Mel Anthony.
Speedway World.
Australia's longest running Speedway publication.( by one publisher)
Buy it at your Newsagent.
For Subscription
Peter White on  02 9644 9754 
Email Peter on
A page that takes you via several of my websites with Profiles on Champion Riders and Drivers of the past.
Click on the Backtrack banner to go to the Backtrack page and preview the cover of Issue EIGHTY FOUR of this great new Speedway magazine from the U.K.
Organize your subscription NOW !
Peter White's Speedway World - NOW ON LINE !
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Join one of the Vintage Clubs NOW !
A page for viewers of the Vintagespeedway website to post their vintage and classic Speedway photo collections. Just email me the photos in jpeg and if the quality is good enough I will post them on a page under your name.
Click here on the Maitland name and travel back in time to the 
"Birthplace of Speedway"
A collection of great early Sidecar pics for the Sidecar fan.
The complete results of the Australian Sidecar Championship
meetings from 1931 to 2017 
The complete results of the Australian Solo Championship from 1926 to 2017 
Our Speedway heroes as they are ( or were ) after Speedway 2 pages of photos.
Another great Norm Dean photo...thanks Norm.

If you like the sound of racing cars, Speedway bikes or midgets in action, click on the heading above for a treat.
For the fans of modern and vintage Speedway - I've created a series of photo and action video DVDs  For Sale at realistic prices, the range of which can be viewed by clicking on the Speedwaypics heading above. 

A new publication from the team who has given us
The Vintage Speedway Magazine ( since 1993) and also the Backtrack Magazine.

This Classic Speedway magazine actually replaces The VintageSpeedway magazine ( now discontinued )and athough still covering very early Speedway takes us into the 50s and  60s  etc.

A handy size at 16.5 cm wide & 24 cm long
( 6 1/2" x 9 1/2")

Great photos, gloss paper and features by top writers.

Lots of top Aussie riders featured
Issue 40
Priced at 4 Pounds (British Pounds).

To purchase click on the Backtrack banner below.
If you have any clean old Speedway programmes or photos you don't want or no longer need. Please don't throw them out ! 
I can use them in my research for the  Vintage Speedway Websites I have created. I'm happy to pay postage costs.
Brian Darby
ph.02 9772 1058

A website for Sidecar racing of old.
A new webpage showing the plaques placed by the Vintage Speedway Clubs at old Speedway sites around Australia.
 Story by Historian - Brian Lear.
This poor little bloke has been getting run over for eighteen years now !
2000 - 2018
A collection of rare photos of one of our dirt track pioneers of the 1930s, Charlie Spurgeon.
A collection of fabulous Speedway rider portrait Post Cards from the 1920s - collected by the late Maurice Hansen of Brisbane.
My website with photos from local and overseas  Vintage Speedway events.
A NEW page / s for fun photos with captions.
A completely new website where you can purchase  A4 SCANS (mailed out ) of rare and some original Speedway programmes. 
AN EXAMPLE OF A TYPICAL SCAN SHOWN on the Rare Programmes page.
A true Aussie Speedway pioneer.
From Chris and Phil McGee in the US 
A Family Collection
March 2018  - Out NOW.

If your Newsagent doesn't stock Speedway World take out a 12 months subscription with Peter and it will be posted to you each issue.
100 More Aussie Legends - Peter's 2nd book. Copies still available . Contact Peter.
A webpage created in remembrance of some famous Speedway personalities.
If you love old time Solo Speedway photos - click on this heading - International Solos - in the UK. 
Click here to view my NEW website.
A personal website of mine. Noting my experience in the Automotive Trade, my Speedway hobby and experience with road racing cars, Speedway photography & vintage midgets.
Also some motor sport memorabilia For Sale. 
My entire hard copy Speedway photo collection is FOR SALE.
Go to my website ( above)
click on Classic Old Photos button for details. 
Please have a look at my new website 
Click on heading to view site. 
For Video Clips - Vintage Speedcars click here.
It's on another of my websites.
My Sprintcar Photos Website - Click Here
It's not Speedway but I have my Special Collector issues of the Phantom Comic now for sale - If you are a Phantom fan 
click here to view the collection.
Some photos from the 
Alan Streader Revival meeting at IIlabo on the 19th August now on line on my website.
Click here to view.
​14.10.17 - New Speedway books For Sale on my 
Speedway Memories site - page 6 
A unique collection of previously unpublished midget photos from 
the Sydney Royale.
Go to the Just Midgets heading below or click on this link

Dates for Vintage Speedway Meetings at Illabo 
Motorsport Park for 2018
                                            5th. May
                                                 18th. August
                                                   20th. October

Contact Kerry Phelan on :    Email :
                                               Postal : PO Box 367 Junee NSW 2059 
                                               Mobile : 0418245687
                                               To nominate or for details of the meetings

Click here for details .
Mike Raymond has entrusted me with some original tapes from his Speedway collection over the years. Mainly Liverpool and PCR. I have transferred 6 of these originals to DVD and they are for sale to Speedway enthusiasts. The above is the 6th. in the finished collection. 
 for details go to 
Click here to view.