16 Feb 1955

Len Silver signed Finn Thomsen in 1978 from Wolverhampton in exchange for Dave Morton. A full Danish International, became Heat Leader at Hackney in the No1 slot.Made a successful pairing with Barry Thomas.

Rode in three world finals, 1977, 1979 and 1980.

He used to ride as a pair with Ole Olsen at Wolves although it was rumoured at the time that Ole no longer wanted to ride with Finn due to the fact that Finn accidentally took Olsen off during a meeting at Monmore. Wolves' loss was certainly Hackney's gain.