Kyle Howarth

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Kyle Howarth
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Born (1994-02-11) 11 February 1994 (age 23)
Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
Nationality  England
Current club information
British league Wolverhampton Wolves
Career history
2009 Scunthorpe Saints
2010 Bournemouth Buccaneers
2011 Edinburgh Monarchs
2011 Belle Vue Colts
2012–2015 Workington Comets
2012 Poole Pirates
2013–2015 Swindon Robins
2016 Wolverhampton Wolves
Individual honours
2015 British Under-21 Champion

Kyle Howarth (born 11 February 1994) is a British speedway rider.

Biography[edit]

Born in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, Howarth competed in grasstrack and motocross before starting his speedway career in 2008 in amateur competitions, gaining a National League place with Scunthorpe Saints in 2009, scoring 13+2 on his debut.[1] He averaged 4.62 over the season and finished as runner up in the British Under-15 championship that year.[1] In 2010 he became a Poole Pirates asset and rode for Bournemouth Buccaneers in the National League, averaging 7.43, and also made guest appearances in the Premier League for Somerset Rebels.[1] Also in 2010, he finished in third place in the British Under-18 Championship.[1] In 2011 he rode in the National League for Belle Vue Colts, and he also rode for Edinburgh Monarchs in the Premier League, averaging 5.11, and was named at number eight for the Belle Vue Aces Elite League team.[1] He spent the winter riding in Australia, and won the Queensland Under-21 Championship.[2] In 2012, after initially signing for Ling's Lynn Stars, he rode for Poole in the Elite League and Workington Comets in the Premier League, and has signed to ride for both teams in 2013.[3][4][5][6] He finished in third place in the 2012 British Under-21 Championship and represented Great Britain at under-21 level.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Rider Index", speedwaygb.co, Retrieved 16 December 2012
  2. ^ "WORKINGTON COMETS SPEEDWAY RIDER KYLE HOWARTH CONFIDENT OF RAISING HIS AVERAGE", News & Star, 24 February 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012
  3. ^ "Speedway: King's Lynn Stars hand berth to Kyle Howarth", BBC, 10 April 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012
  4. ^ "WORKINGTON COMETS SIGN TEEN SPEEDWAY RIDER KYLE HOWARTH", News & Star, 24 November 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2012
  5. ^ "KYLE HOWARTH RE-SIGNS FOR WORKINGTON COMETS", News & Star, 16 November 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012
  6. ^ Wadley, Ian (2012) "Pirates: Howarth confirmed as first signing", Bournemouth Daily Echo, 27 November 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012
  7. ^ "WORKINGTON SPEEDWAY ACE KYLE HOWARTH NAMED IN GB UNDER-21S", News & Star, 10 May 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012