Josh Auty

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Josh Auty
Personal information
Nationality England England
Date of birth (1990-09-08) 8 September 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth    Mirfield, England
Current club information
British league Leicester Lions/
Scunthorpe Scorpions
Career history
Redcar Bears
Scunthorpe Scorpions
Sheffield Tigers
Birmingham Brummies
Leicester Lions
2006-2008
2007-2008, 2012–2014
2009-2011
2012
2015
Individual honours
British Under-15 Champion
Queensland State Champion (Aust)
Jack Young Solo Cup winner
2004, 2005
2010
2010
Team honours
Conference League Champion
Conference Trophy Winner
Conference KO Cup Winner
Conference Shield Winner
2006
2006
2006
2006

Joshua (Josh) Liam Auty (born 8 September 1990) in Mirfield, West Yorkshire,[1] is a speedway rider in the United Kingdom, riding with the Scunthorpe Scorpions in the Premier League.

On 10 September 2007 Auty was signed to the Coventry Bees to ride in the Elite League. On 21 September 2007 Auty was selected to represent Great Britain for the 2007 Under 21-World Cup Final. Auty was Conference League Rider's championship runner up in 2007, held at Rye House, losing out to his Scunthorpe team mate Tai Woffinden.

On 4 December 2008 Auty was signed on a loan deal from Coventry to Sheffield Tigers. In November 2011 he signed for Scunthorpe Scorpions for the 2012 season.

In 2010 Auty rode the off-season in Australia where he won the Queensland State Championship at the North Brisbane Speedway, as well as the Jack Young Solo Cup at the Gillman Speedway in Adelaide.[citation needed]

Auty was included in the Elite League draft for the 2015 season and picked by Leicester Lions.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamford, R.(2007). Speedway Yearbook 2007. ISBN 978-0-7524-4250-1
  2. ^ "Elite Draft Selections", speedwaygb.co, 26 November 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2014