David Ashby, speedway rider, died at 65

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David Ashby, born November 11, 1949 and died September 16, 2015 from cancer.

David was a British motorcycle speedway rider, brother of Martin Ashby.

Born in Marlborough, England, he rode for Swindon Robins between 1972 and 1978, making 151 appearances, and had spells riding for Peterborough Panthers and Milton Keynes Knights.

David two sons, Lee and Jamie, rode motocross with their dad, David, acting as mechanic

He retired in 1979.

David Ashby passed away from cancer on Wednesday 16th September 2015, aged 65.