The Pride of the East Saddlebow Road, King's Lynn 8th September 1967
Rider 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Tot
  1. Terry Betts 1 ef 3 3 3 10
  2. Billy Bales 0 1 1 0 1 3
  3. David Crane 3 3 3 f 3 12 3rd
  4. Ted Laessing 2 2 1 0 1 6
  5. Trevor Hedge 2 2 3 2 2 11
  6. Gunnar Malmkvist 3 3 1 1 1 9
  7. Clive Featherby 1 2 2 ef ef 5
  8. Anders Michanek - - - - - -
  9. Jimmy Squibb 3 1 1 3 2 10
10. Graham Edmonds 0 0 0 1 1 2
11. Doug White 1 0 0 2 0 3
12. Allan Belham 2 1 0 1 0 4
13. Wayne Briggs 2 3 3 3 2 13 2nd
14. Malcolm Simmonds 1 2 2 2 3 10
15. Howard Cole f 1 2 2 2 7
16. Bengt Larsson 3 3 2 3 3 14 1ST
Ivor Brown (r) f Howdy Byford (r) 0
Pete Murray (r) 0 Alan Stapleton (r) 1 0
Track Record = 70.6
Trevor Hedge, 29 Apr 1967
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73.0 74.2 75.4 74.2 73.8 74.2 74.0 75.0 74.4 74.4 73.4 75.2 73.4 75.0 74.2 74.6 75.0 74.2 74.6 75.6

Maury Littlechild introduced the "Pride of the East" for the Norwich City Supporters Trophy explaining that as many ex Norwich riders had been invited as possible to bring back memories to their old fans. There were a number of cancellations, most noticably Ole Olsen who had a continental engagement and whose place was taken by Wayne Briggs, currently top of the Exeter averages. World finalist Rick France had business commitments and Anders Michanek was programmed to replace him, while injured Terje Henriksson's place went to young Allan Belham for the experience.

I imagine Long Eaton's match at Wolverhampton was a last minute rearrangement because Anders was actually riding for the Archers at Monmore Green. Ivor Brown was promoted from reserve but took a knock in his first ride and withdrew from the meeting. Wimbledon duo Pete Murray and Aussie Alan Stapleton helped out at reserve, while Sheffield's Bengt Larsson once again showed how much he'd learned at the Olle Nygren training school the previous winter.

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