Newcastle Speedway History
 
Richard Nicholson's Page
 
Spencer Oliver was a well known motor sport photographer in his native north east England.  His best work was, I think, at Brough Park in the 1960s where he took many classic photos of Newcastle's brightest star Ivan Mauger amongst many other subjects.  When Spencer died his family turned over his thousands of photographs to his friend Richard Nicholson (a member of the Brough Park track staff).  I have created this page to give Richard's photos a plug!  If you want to contact Richard you can email him at: richardnicholson@email.com   Some of Richards photos are shown below, he has the full size photos.
 
Courtesy of Richard Nicholson
 
John says: The above pics are all 1960s, I can see Brian Craven, Ivan Mauger, Ivan Crozier, Bob Duckworth to name but a few
 
 
John says: The Spencer Oliver photos from the 1960s show the many thousands of supporters the Diamond's had during the "swingin' 60s"
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
Spencer Oliver was a well known motor sport photographer in his native north east England.  His best work was, I think, at Brough Park in the 1960s where he took many classic photos of Newcastle's brightest star Ivan Mauger amongst many other subjects.  When Spencer died his family turned over his thousands of photographs to his friend Richard Nicholson (a member of the Brough Park track staff).  I have created this page to give Richard's photos a plug!  If you want to contact Richard you can email him at: richardnicholson@email.com   Some of Richards photos are shown above, he has the full size photos. 
 

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