On 2 minutes with Nick Laurence

Get to know the 2020/21 Seagulls. On two minutes with Nick Laurence – riding for The Eastbourne Seagulls Powered by Save Thurrock Hammers speedway in the MSDL league.

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What is your favourite track (and why)?

Maćon in France because it’s big and fast, and Peterborough in England  

Who is your favourite rider (and why)?

Tony Rickardsson, for being the best ever

Best thing about being a speedway rider?

To be able to go racing with my dad 

Worst thing about being a speedway rider?

Travelling and the injury’s 

Inside on the white line or hugging the fence?

White line always 

Best piece of advice you’ve been given?

If everything seems under control, you are not going fast enough

Pre-meeting ritual?

I have to be the last one in my team to go into the changing rooms 

Biggest achievement of your career to date?

Difficult to say but winning the tunnel trophy with Lakeside in 2017 is up there 

What are your aims / aspirations for the next few seasons?

To stay safe

Any sponsors to shout out too?

Keatley & Barrell construction LTD 

WL Racing 


G.Gates hgv diagnostic tech LTD

Scandic CNC 

Mum & Dad 

Image Credits: Tiffani Graveling Photography