The John Somerville Collection based in Scotland, is an attempt to collect and preserve the photographic history of speedway from 1928 onwards... all images on this website have been personally scanned by myself, however , the quality of the original sources vary.......When typing into search.......don't use spaces eg......PeterCraven........................................LIVE UPDATE.......After many years stored in their attic.........Lee Kilby and his mum Shirley ...son and widow of Bob Kilby........ I'm sure will have made many of us speedway and grasstrack fans happy by deciding to open up the Mike Kilby ( Bob Kilby's brother and highly rated snapper ) negatives to the world.....which to date are from the 1970s and 1980s......timed to coincide with the release of Lee's book about his dad Bob Kilby the Swindon Legend..........and indeed we have been fortunate to have them added here to this website ........despite their age the negatives are in good order.....and good work assisting with captions was done by Bob Bowman which was much appreciated .......... The first batch of these  negatives is 500 and they are now all loaded onto the website ........... John Somerville 24th June 2017 ............... Mike Kilby was also highly rated as a grasstrack snapper ........ so should you wish access to other disciplnes these are accessible by typing in the search box ...... Grasstrack ........... Cyclespeedway ............. Sidecars .... Icespeedway ......... noting that there are no spaces ....... and there's more ..... you can use WCQR ..... WorldFinal ..... BLRC ..... NLRC .... MidlandRiders ........ etc etc .. and dates in the following format ..... 080803 .. John Somerville 25th June 2017


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