Leigh Lanham

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Leigh Lanham
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Born (1977-08-15) 15 August 1977 (age 39)
Ipswich, England
Nationality  England
Current club information
British league Ipswich Witches and Coventry Bees
Career history
1993-1997, 2002-2003, 2009, 2012- Ipswich Witches
1997 Exeter Falcons
1997 Bradford Dukes
1997 King's Lynn Stars
1998-2006 Arena Essex Hammers
2007-2008 Lakeside Hammers
2010-2011 Newport Wasps
2012 Coventry Bees
Individual honours
1997 British Under 21 Champion

Leigh Stefan Lanham (born 15 August 1977 in Ipswich, Suffolk)[1] is a speedway rider in the United Kingdom.

Son of former rider Mike, Lanham won the British Under 21 Championship in 1997.[2] He has reached the World Under 21 Final and has finished in the top six of the British Speedway Championship.

In December 2011 he signed to ride for Coventry Bees in the Elite League as a double-up rider, sharing a team place with Aaron Summers.[3] Following the closure of the Premier League Newport Wasps team, Lanham rode for the Rye House Rockets for a short period, before re-joining his home town club Ipswich Witches, following an injury to Morten Risager. He now rides for the Rye House Rockets.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oakes, P.(2004). British Speedway Who's Who. ISBN 0-948882-81-6
  2. ^ Bamford, Robert (2007-03-01). Tempus Speedway Yearbook 2007. NPI Media Group. ISBN 0-7524-4250-3. 
  3. ^ "Four Complete Bees", speedway365.com, 23 December 2011, retrieved 2011-12-23