Danny Ayres
 
Biography...

Full name: Danny Ayres
Birthplace:
Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk, UK
Birthdate: 
16th August 1986

 


Statistics...

Career Record with Cradley

Statistics taken from the Cradley Speedway Database
includes ALL matches


 

Year Mat Rid Poi  Bon Total Aver
2015 2 11 22 2 24 8.73
2017 18 89 186 7 193 8.67

 

 

British career


National League Pairs Champion 2015
with Ben Morley

KO Cup winners medal with Glasgow 2016


Profile...

Danny was quite a late starter in speedway, with some experience in motor cross Danny decided to give speedway a go in 2014, with Kent Kings at reserve. He quickly made his way up into the team proper.  He was a big hit with the fans with his after race celebrations and his no-nonsense racing style. He went on to win the New Year Classic.
In 2015 he was back again with the Kent side in the National League.  He finished runner up in Kents big open meeting The Laurels and established himself as a heat leader for the Kings. He also partnered Ben Morley to win the National League Pairs, and finished runner up to Morley in the National League Riders Championship.
Danny made his first guest appearance for the Heathens at Somerset against Exeter Falcons in a Challenge Match in June 2015, he top scored with 13 points.
He made one more guest appearance for the Heathens at Rye House in August, again he top scored with 9+1 from 4 rides.

 

He was back with Kent in 2016 doubling up with Glasgow. Danny was again a big hit with Glasgow and getting a big reputation as a showman he was soon on the radar for Cradley and when he got injured later in the season it was the Heathens who stepped in to top up his crowd funding website started by Barbara Mills to enable Danny to have a private operation in December so that he would be ready to start the 2017 season as a Heathen.
Following a fund raising introduction night in February he made his Heathens debut at Perry Barr in March scoring 11+3 bonus from 5 rides. He went on to become a massive hit with the Cradley fans scoring the first of 4 15 point maximums up until the middle of September when unfortunately his Mum passed away and Danny asked to be excused on compassionate grounds.
 
 

Update...
Danny came to the Heathens presentation night in November and thanked the fans for standing by him during his difficult time.


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