Ipswich Witches sell club asset Joe Jacobs to Coventry on a full transfer but director of speedway Chris Louis admits it was a difficult decision to make

Joe Jacobs

Joe Jacobs - Credit: Jeff Higgott / SEQUELLA.CO.UK

Ipswich Speedway have sold club asset Joe Jacobs to Coventry on a full transfer after impressing their management team riding at number one for the Coventry Storm last season.

Director of Speedway Chris Louis said: “It’s great to see Joe moving on after a successful first season of Premier League racing last year.

“Although I turned down an offer from Glasgow last season I feel that the move to Coventry is in both Joe’s and the clubs interest.

“At a time when I’m trying to build the club and it’s asset base up it is difficult to let any rider go, but Coventry came in with a sensible offer for Joe’s contract and have also offered to help him to continue his progression.

“I have always said that I will not stand in the way of any of our riders furthering their career and I feel the time is right to let Joe go.

“The lad is a pleasure to work with and as part of the transfer he will remain an important part of the Fen Tigers team in 2014 and I look forward to once again working with him. We wish him all the best at Coventry and of course we will continue to follow his progress closely.”

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