Maitland staged first motorcycle speedway event in 1923

By Jennifer Buffier
Updated December 10 2023 - 9:27am, first published December 4 2023 - 3:30pm
Speedway racers on the new track (modified fence in the background). Picture supplied.
Speedway racers on the new track (modified fence in the background). Picture supplied.

Maitland's Speedway began in 1923, five years before the formation of the Auto Cycle Council of Australia (ACCA), now known as Motorcycling Australia (MA). MA is the representative body for motorcycle racing in Australia today. Maitland's early involvement helped develop the rules of the sport.

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