Lanham re-joins Wasps for 2010

Speedway: Former Ipswich Witches captain Leigh Lanham has signed for Newport Wasps for 2010.Lanham, who started 2009 as captain of the Witches, crashed in his first meeting of the new season, before moving to Newport, where he suffered another arm injury late in the year.

Lanham re-joins

Newport Wasps

Speedway: Former Ipswich Witches captain Leigh Lanham has signed for Newport Wasps for 2010.

Lanham, who started 2009 as captain of the Witches, crashed in his first meeting of the new season, before moving to Newport, where he suffered another arm injury late in the year.


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However Newport have re-signed the Ipswich-born rider.

“We are thrilled to be able to announce Leigh as our fourth 2010 signing and our team captain” said Wasps co-promoter Nick Mallett.

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He added: “I guess it was always likely that Leigh would return in 2010, but now it is in writing it is all the more pleasing”.

Lanham will start on a 7.16 average, after his 2.5% reduction.

“Leigh was a pleasure to work with in 2009, and his addition to the team improved the team spirit so much. He is great with the more inexperienced members of the team, and as our Official team captain for 2010, we look forward to another great team spirit”.

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