Dream Team: Craig Godwin
Ex grasstrack and cycle speedway rider. Not a fan of
any one team but was brought up watching Swindon. Love watching any good
What can I say that hasn't already been said about
this bloke? Top class smooth consistent rider first class kit and
preparation quick to lend a hand or help anyone from team mate down to
junior and an all round decent bloke Such a shame he got so badly hurt
after he retired
Out and out racer
committed to the sport. Three time British champion, former world number 5.
Kept plugging away and bouncing back after so many serious injuries and
never gave up on the sport even though the sport didn't want
So exciting to watch at PL level,
Fast, furious hard as nails and tough as teak but always smiling and
happy to help and pass on advice. A couple of years ago I was mechanic
to kyle hughes we were riding at Redcar on Thursday before travelling to
Poland for the world u21 semi final. I asked Sean about what set ups to
use out there, Sean couldn't remember so phoned his old Polish mechanic
to find out what gearing jetting and timing to use. Thought that was a
nice thing to do.
Top bloke full
of life always there to lend a hand bit of advice or anything else I
needed. Never without a fag or pint in his hand and a smile on his face.
One of my closest friends in speedway along with his son Rich. I still
miss him and think about him every day!
Quite simply the most exciting stylish and naturally
gifted person to ever sit on a speedway bike.
Fast, exciting, fair never gives up and so
entertaining. I'd pay money to watch him riding on his
Gary HavelockSubmit Your Own Dream Team
Gary in his prime was one of the
best gaters and fastest riders in the world, not only that but he is so
smooth and steady on a bike like Leigh Adams, his riding style is
effortless. He's also so passionate about the sport wants to see it grow
and improve. Should definitely become the GB team manager in the not too
This article was first published on 23rd September 2012
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