Dan Greenwood

Full name:  Dan Greenwood
Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK
4th June 1993



Career Record with Cradley
[Taken from the Cradley Speedway Riders Database including all matches]
Year Mat Rid Poi  Bon Total Aver
2012 26 118 147 34 181 6.13
2013 28 119 170 32 202 6.79
2017 15 65 113 8 121 7.44

British Under-15 Best Pairs Champion 2006
British Under-15 Speedway Champion 2007
MD League Riders Champion 2012
National Shield winners medal 2012 (Dudley)
National League winners medal 2013 (Dudley)
National League KO Cup winners medal 2013 (Dudley)

Dan's speedway career started in 2008 with Rye House Cobras after a successful junior programme and grasstrack meetings he lost interest in the sport due to personal reasons.
He got the urge to return in 2011 and worked 60 hours a week to get the money to buy his equipment. Later on in the season he travelled from his home in Chesterfield to Newport for some after meeting rides and was offered a team place which he took and rode 3 meetings for the Hornets.
Dudley swooped after Dan as a three pointer at the start of 2012. He had some good scores from reserve for the Heathens and moved up into the main body of the team in August. He continued picking up good scores to finish with an average of over six points per match.
He had done enough to earn a place with the Heathens in 2013 and was in the main body of the team at the start of the season, gaining confidence every week but took a tumble and damaged his shoulder, he had a spell at reserve which soon built up his scores again and went back into the team proper. Swindon called upon Dan's services to cover for Darryl Ritchings in the Elite League team giving him the chance to gain experience at the higher level, and in mid May he was offered a place by Newcastle in their Premier League side and rode three meetings for them at reserve. Dan was also a big hit with the younger fans of the Heathens, always ready to help out with childrens parties and other activities with the Olle Ommer club.
2014 saw Dan move to Coventry Storm and he became a Coventry asset, he also had some rides in the Leicester Cubs team in the National Trophy.
Having raised his starting average by a point and a half he starts at Coventry Storm in 2015 vying for the number one spot with Luke Crang.
Dan stayed with Coventry through 2015 and 2016. Returning to the Heathens in 2017 following the closure at Brandon, he was welcomed back by the fans as that number 3 heatleader.
He settled into the Heathens side with some good middle order scores.
However at the end of July he fell in his 4th ride against Stoke and damaged his shoulder.  With the team beginning to struggle and it looked like he would be out for the rest of the year, the management replaced him with Richard Hall who had become available to the National League. While he was on the injured list Kent jumped in to sign him and he remained with the Kings for the rest of the season.  Dan also doubled up with Newcastle for a few matches in June 2017.



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