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Tyler Govier
Full Name: Tyler Govier

Nickname: Ty

Date of Birth: 04/04/1996

Place of Birth: Exeter, Devon

Height: 5, 10"

Weight: 68kg

Eye Colour: Blue

First Job: Sales assistant (Tesco)

First Love: Polly

Lives: Exeter, Devon

Pets: Dog (Ozzy), Tortoise and a Rabbit

Favourite Food: Tomato and herb pasta

Worst Food: Haven't found anything that I dislike

Favourite Drink: Lucozade Sport (Raspberry)

Favourite Film: Cool Runnings

Favourite Colour: Black / Blue

Current Club(s): Isle Of Wight Warriors 2017

Previous Clubs:

  • 2016 - Isle Of Wight (NL)
  • 2015 – Cradley/Birmingham (NL)
  • 2014 – Devon (NL)
  • 2013 – Buxton (NL)

Contracted to: N/A

First Started Speedway: First started going to speedway from about 11 months old

Started Speedway aged: 14

Machinery: Jawa frames and GM engines

Mechanics: Arran Swindells, Nigel Bough and Dad

Hours in workshop: 5/6 plus after a race meeting to get everything stripped, washed, carbs and clutch plates washed and put back together

Transport: Vauxhall Vivaro

Favourite Track(s): Isle of Wight, Somerset, Sheffield, Peterborough, Brisbane (Australia)

Worst Track: Mildenhall

Most Respected Riders: Darcy Ward, Jason Crump, Emil Sayfutdinov, Jason Doyle, Tai Woffinden, James Cockle

Favourite Current Rider: Tai Woffinden, Emil Sayfutdinov

Favourite Former Rider: Jason Crump, Darcy Ward

Main Influence: Mike Coles starting my career racing grasstrack from aged 6

Best Meeting: Isle of Wight vs Mildenhall 2016

Achievements:

Individual:

  • 2015 – Westernapolis Individual Winner
  • 2012 – 3rd U16’s British Championship

Club:

  • 2015 – NL Champion With Birmingham

Worst Injury: Broken leg at Poole 2012

Hobbies: Gym, spending time with family and friends

How do you relax?: Go on holidays (not drinking holidays) watch films/TV, socialise with friends and family

Phobias: Spiders

Are you superstitious?: No

What do you wish for in life?: To ride for Team GB and to be the best speedway rider that I can possibly become

 

Website:

Twitter: @Tyler_Govier6

Facebook: tylergovierracing

Riders Channel: Speedway  Portal