NATHAN ROBERT GREAVES
DATE OF BIRTH : 24th February 1998, Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

“I started racing grasstrack at the age of 7, but two years later decided to take my 125cc grass bike to Scunthorpe and that’s where my obsession for speedway began.  From that moment on I knew exactly what I wanted to do.  By the time I was 11 I had a 500cc bike and was competing in the British Youth Championships winning 4 titles along the way.  Now I am doing what I love, racing my bikes in the top two tiers of British League speedway.  Although the 2019 season begins competing in the Championship League only, I am totally set on putting serious points on the board for Redcar, and I am ready to grab the opportunity to double up with a Premiership side the moment that call comes.  I’ll also be representing my country in the World Under 21 Individual Championship & Team Cup.  I want to win, winning is everything to me.  I’m fit, the kit is prepped and the team is ready to make 2019 my best season to date and continue towards my goal of becoming a World Speedway Champion.”

FACTS

Current place of residence : Chesterfield, Derbyshire 

Contracted to : Wolverhampton 

League Debut : Dudley heathens 2013 

Injuries : Broken leg, hand & thumb, fractured knee & septum, blood clot in nose 

Favourite Track : Isle of Wight 

Most respected riders : Greg Hancock & Nicki Pedersen 

Average hours spent in workshop per week : Every hour I’m not racing or driving! 

Best Meeting : Becoming double British Under 16 Champion 

Best Race : Swindon vs Belle Vue - Heat 2 - 2014.  This was my first meeting in the premiership, first meeting on Sky, first time riding at Swindon and on Simon Gustafsson's bike aged 16, and I won!

EQUIPMENT

Van : Vauxhall Vivaro 

Chassis : Jawa

Engine : PJR

Tuner : PJR

Clutch : NEB

Wheels : Titman 

KIT

Racing Suit : D-Star

Body Armour : Forcefield 

Helmet : Arai

Goggles : Rip N Roll 

Gloves : Slide 

Boots : Daytona 

BRITISH CAREER

 

(2013) Dudley 'Heathens'

(2014) Swindon 'Robins' & Cradley 'Heathens'

(2015) Workington 'Comets' & Cradley 'Heathens'

(2016) Sheffield 'Tigers' & King's Lynn 'Young Stars'

(2017) Wolverhampton,'Wolves', Ipswich 'Witches' & Isle of Wight 'Warriors'

(2018) Wolverhampton 'Wolves', Glasgow 'Tigers' & Redcar 'Bears'

(2019) Redcar 'Bears'

HONOURS

(2011) British 250cc Champion

(2012) British 500cc & 250cc Champion

(2013) British 500cc Champion, National League Winner, Knockout Cup Winner & National Shield Winner (Dudley)

(2014) National League Winner, Knockout Cup Winner & Four Team Championship Winner (Cradley)

(2017) British Under 21 4th

(2018) British Under 21 3rd, World Under 21 Team Championship 3rd with Team GB, Knockout Cup Winner (Redcar)

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