David Howe (speedway rider)

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David Howe
Personal information
Nationality United Kingdom
Date of birth (1982-03-01) 1 March 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth    Leicester, England
Website www.davidhoweracing.co.uk
Current club information
British league Scunthorpe Scorpions
Swedish league Örnarna Eagles
Career history
Peterborough Panthers
King's Lynn Stars
Wolverhampton Wolves
Oxford Cheetahs
Scunthorpe Scorpions
1997-2001
1998, 2012, 2013
2002-2005, 2007-8
2006
2009-
Individual honours
British Under-21 Champion
Scottish Open Champion
2000
2005
Team honours
Elite League 1999

David Peter Howe (born 1 March 1982 in Leicester, England) is a British professional motorcycle speedway rider, who rides for Scunthorpe Scorpions in the Premier League.

David Howe started his career on 31 March 1997, aged 15, with the Peterborough Panthers team in the Conference League.

He is a three-time Grand Prix participant, having been awarded wild card places for 2003 Speedway Grand Prix series in Britain and Slovenia. He also featured as a wild card for the 2007 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain, awarded to him after finishing runner-up in the 2007 British Championship.[1]

In 1999 he won 3 Titles with Peterborough Panthers: The Elite League Title, the Knockout Cup and the Craven Shield. He won the British Under-21 Champion in 2000 and in 2002 he finished third in the World Under-21 Championship.

David uses GM engines that are tuned by Sean Wilson.

  permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
  rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

Career[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC. "Howe secures place in British GP". 5 June 2007. Retrieved on 30 May 2013.

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