December 4 2013 Latest news:
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Michael Lee, the former speedway champion, has been charged with rape.
The 54-year-old and former speedway world champion, from Worlington near Mildenhall in Suffolk, faces two counts of rape, two of sexual assault, and one of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
The offences are alleged to have taken place between June 2008 and December 2012 and relate to two women.
Mr Lee, who is co-promoter of the Mildenhall Fen Tigers, is due to appear before magistrates on 21 October.
During his racing career, Mr Lee was crowned speedway individual world champion in 1980 and rode for teams including King’s Lynn, Poole and Boston.