Olympic Speedway / Saraway Park Return to NZ Speedways
Bottom of Sarawia St in Parnell, Auckland. (Note spelling of Sarawai in the street address) Also known as Newmarket Park.
Surface was sand and clay mixture saturated with used oil.
The first official midget race was won by Merv Hardy. Other drivers at the first meetings were Ken Rogerson (#50 in photo below), Beau Thornton, Keith Anderson and Colin McKay. The photo in the centre shows Max Hughes exiting the pits.
The other photo is a general view of the pits. Below on the solo bike is Henry Falls practicing at the track.