Starting Average: 4.25
Date of Birth: 21 March 1996
Place: Marmande, France
2012: Isle of Wight (NL)
2013: Isle of Wight (NL), Ipswich (PL)
2014: Ipswich (PL), Lakeside (EL)
Parent Club: Lakeside Hammers
2000: Started riding motorbikes on a Peewee 50.
2009: First grasstrack season (125cc).
2010: Finished second in the 250cc French Grasstrack Championship.
2011: Won 250cc French Grasstrack Championship.
2012: Finished second in the 250cc French Grasstrack Championship. Adam then burst on to the UK speedway scene in July when he competed in the fourth round of the British Youth Championships at Eastbourne winning the 500cc class and repeating this result in the fifth round at Scunthorpe three weeks later. He was then signed by the Isle of Wight as their number eight at the start of August and was soon banging in double figures score home & away; including an impressive 19+1 at Saddlebow Road when the Islanders beat the King’s Lynn Young Stars. He comes in to the Premier League on a 3.00 average and will take one of the reserve positions at Ipswich. Speaking from his home, in France, he said “I am very grateful to Ipswich for giving me the opportunity to race in the Premier League next season where I hope to improve my speedway skills and gain experience of all the new tracks. I did have offers to join other clubs but Ipswich came highly recommended by Mat Tresarrieu and I am really looking forward to joining their team”.
2013: Completed first season in Premier League and added 1.25 to his starting average. Also made excellent progress in the National League where he moved from a reserve berth to the number one position riding for the Isle of Wight.
Website: Adam Ellis Racing
Picture courtesy of and copyrighted to Phil Hilton.