Luke Harris

Biography...

Full name:
Luke Harris
Birthplace: 
Northholt, West London, UK
Birthdate:
10th November 1998


Statistics...
 
Year Mat Rid Poi Bon Total Aver
2015 19 72 42 10 52 2.89


Stats taken from the Cradley Speedway Database includes ALL matches
Average is CMA - Total points / Rides X4

 

2014 British U16 500 Champion.


Profile...

Luke has grown up around racing motor bikes, his dad raced grass track, so from the age of 3 he had his first motor bike - a pw50 riding around the fields. As he got older he started doing BMX, competing in many championships but at the age of eight had to decide whether to carry on or start doing grasstrack. He came close to winning his first British title in 2012. At about this time Luke decided to try speedway and had trials on a 500cc at Sittingbourne and Rye House for practice. Spotted by Len Silver who gave him some advice as did some of the helpers there, Luke was still only 14 and couldn't do any second halves or compete against any adults until he was 15. He was able to ride in the 2013 Under 16's Speedway Championship though. For most of the 2013 season though he concentrated on grasstrack, winning the Intermediate British Grasstrack Youth Championship and also the East Midland Championship. Dad really helped out and we started doing more speedway practice at Scunthorpe's amateur meetings  and got offers from some Midland Development League teams and had some offers from some NL tracks. For the 2014 season he agreed to race for Rye House in the MDL because this was his local track. Managed to get a few matches with Kent in the NL too.  

He was offered a place in the Heathens side for 2015 and jumped at the chance.
Made his debut for the Heathens on 18th March 2015 scoring 2 +1 from 4 rides. He damaged his shoulder in a crash at Kent at the end of April. kept his team place up until the end of June with his best scores between 27th May and 21st June when he scored 5 points in each of 3 matches against Stoke, Kent and away at Mildenhall. Luke went back into the Heathens team from 21st August until the end of September but was frequently replaced by Tyler Govier. Rode in the KOCF at Eastbourne in October scoring one point.

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