He was described by those who raced with him as "a great captain and a wonderful father and husband". Today the inquest into the death of speedway racer Lee Richardson from Hastings recorded a verdict of accidental death.
The father-of-three died in an horrific crash in Poland last year. From Hastings Coroner's Court, David Johns reports and speaks to Lee's mother Julie Bowles.
A Sussex speedway rider would have known "perfectly well" the risks he faced before he was killed in a horrific crash, a coroner said.Read the full story ›
An inquest is due to start later into the death of star British speedway rider and Lakeside Hammers Lee Richardson. Mr Richardson of St Leonards-on-Sea, died following a crash at a race meeting in Poland. The inquest will take place at Hastings Magistrates' Court.
Riders and fans mourned the loss of Lee Richardson, one of Speedway's biggest stars, at a race meeting last night.Read the full story ›
Speedway's Lakeside Hammers travel to Poole Pirates tonight for their first meeting following the death of their captain Lee Richardson. The 33-year-old was killed in a crash in Poland on Sunday. The father of three raced for clubs across the South in a career spanning 17 years.
Sussex Speedway star, Lee Richardson, died today after being fatally injured in a race in Poland. Statement from his UK team below.Read the full story ›