Hammers news round up

Ellis heads to the Island

Recent Hammers signing 16 year old Adam Ellis will continue to ride for National League side the Isle of Wight in  2013, as part of his speedway education, with the Hammers management keeping a close eye on his development.

Quoted in the Speedway Star, Hammers Team manager Neil Vatcher commented ” The first time I saw him was in a British Youth Round at Eastbourne in July and as soon as I saw him my eyes lit up and he looked something special.

At this stage of his career, I have to say that he’s by far the best I’ve seen by a country mile. He’s ridden a few meetings for the Isle of Wight and performed exceptionally well.  He’s basically had all the clubs in th National League chasing him, but we’ve agree with the Isle of Wight that he’ll ride again for them next year”.

PK represents the Hammers.

Hammer of the year Peter Karlsson has been confirmed as the Hammers representative in this years Elite League Riders championship, which takes place at Swindons Abbey Stadium on Saturday the 20th October, at 6pm.  The draw is confirmed as:

Simon Gustafsson (Eastbourne), Freddie Lindgren (Wolverhampton), Chris Holder (Poole), Peter Karlsson (Lakeside), Rory Schlein (Belle Vue), Mads Korneliussen (King’s Lynn), Niels-Kristian Iversen (King’s Lynn), Krzysztof Buczkowski (Peterborough), Danny King (Birmingham), Scott Nicholls (Coventry), Darcy Ward (Poole), Hans Andersen (Swindon), Michael Jepsen Jensen (Peterborough), Troy Batchelor (Swindon), Joonas Kylmakorpi (Eastbourne), Chris Harris (Coventry).

#RICO Ebay site.

With instances of Lee Richardson memorabilia appearing on Ebay,  the Lee Richardson Trust Fund manager Gerald Richter has set  up an official Ebay page, which can be found on the link below. A range of official memorabilia, starting with two signed prints, will be posted for auction though this page, with all money raised going directly to the fund.


News on the Hammers team development for the 2013 season will be posted once available.

Image: New Lakeside signing Adam Ellis  CREDIT: Gavin Ellis

Speedway star report: Paul Hiscock