While on a bike ride from Bury to Bolton we took the opportunity to have a look at Bolton Greyhound stadium. It was because of an advisement in a Bolton chippy window for a Christmas meeting in 1992 that got me back in to BriSCA F1 stock car racing after a brake of 5 years since the old Belle Vue shut. Below are some pictures we took of how it is now (18/12/05) and some that Jon took in the early 90's.

Duncan.

How it is now 18th December 2005.

Turnstiles
View back to the main road.
View from the turnstiles of the track.
Home straight.
Turn 1.
Back straight.
Turn 2.
Turn 3 with old maker tyres.
Olny fence post we could find remaining.
Back Straight.

How it was early 1990's

Left - I think this is 1992/3 - Lundy is chasing Jnr - Jnr is in his Lintern special, with Lundy in his self built car - however this also had a Lintern back end. You needed the Lintern setup at this time to get anywhere on tarmac.

Below left - Steve "Budgie" Burgess 389 on a rare outing on tarmac. This was also at Bolton round 92/93, the picture was taken on turn 3. Mike Heywood 424 is on the inside.

Below - Whites and Yellows negotiate turns 1 and 2 at Bolton.

Left - Lundy at the same Bolton meeting. Taking a good line around turns 1 and 2.

Below Left - Kev Smith in the pits at Bolton Again around 92/93. Nice car this - I don't know a lot about its history, but the front bumper was well used!

Below - Peter Falding and Paul Harrison on turn 3 at Bolton, mid 90s.

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