- Sep 7, 2010
Suffolk speedway star Danny Ayres, who was set to race for Ipswich Witches in 2020 has died.
His official Facebook page wrote on Saturday evening: "We have some awful news to bring you. There's is no easy way to report this. Danny has passed away.
"His passing is tragic, extremely sad and very untimely. To say we are shocked and devastated is an understatement. Our thoughts and condolences are with Danny's family."
The 33-year-old, who was born in Bury St Edmunds and who rode for Mildenhall Fen Tigers was hugely popular with speedway folk throughout the country for his all action style. He was a real entertainer.
In a statement on the official British Speedway website it said: "We are devastated to learn of the passing of British rider Danny Ayres.