24 November 1953 |
|Current club information|
|1972-1980, 1985-1986||Poole Pirates|
|1977, 1984||Oxford Cheetahs|
|1982, 1983||National League Pairs Champion|
He twice won the National League Pairs Championship, in 1982 with Simon Wigg and in 1983 with Simon Cross. In 1982 he was the National League Pairs winner with Simon Wigg. He also reached the Overseas Final round of the Speedway World Championship in 1984, becoming the first National League rider to reach that stage. Retiring at the end of the 1987 season, he set up his own business - Martin Yeates Caravans - just outside Salisbury, later renamed as Salisbury Caravan Centre. His involvement with Speedway continued with association with Swindon Robins as Team Manager and Co-Promoter.
- Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5
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