Humans Of Speedway

Charles Wright

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Charles Wright is a former British Champion, and has won league titles at both professional levels of British Speedway, and 2024 marks his testimonial year in the sport!

Of course his brother has been a top level rider too, but both are very much following in their grandfather's footsteps, Jim Yacoby was a rider with Belle Vue Aces in the 1960's and that's where the family routes in the sport lay. We'll hear how it hasn't always been easy for Charles who despite finding himself without a team at times in his early career, has battled to the top of domestic speedway in Britain.

2023 also saw a dramatic end to his season, after he was selected to race for Wroclaw in the Ekstraliga final, but after a good start to the night it ended with a high speed season ending crash!

Hear more of the story of Charles and his testimonial plans in the latest episode of Humans of Speedway!

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