Full name: James Gerron Coy
Career Record with Cradley
[Taken from the Cradley Speedway Riders Database including all matches]
National League Division 3 Championship winners medal
Jimmy had his first experience of motorcycling in the army during the
war, based at the Bari track in Italy. When he was demobilised he was
signed by Wimbledon, though most of his outings were with Eastbourne in Division
3, where he helped the Eagles to the Championship with some good middle order
scoring. In fact Jimmy was an ever present in 1947 with a league average
of 7.25 and on five occasions he was just one point away from a maximum.
He had just two outings for the Dons scoring four points.
He doubled up with Wimbledon during 1948 doing 13 matches for them to get an
average of 2.70 from League and Cup matches. He rode 12 matches for the
Heathens getting an average of 4.16 with his best score of 12 points in May
Jimmy Coy sadly passed away in September 1990