BBC Sport - Grasstrack Speedway European champion James Shanes chases Poole Pirates berth

Grasstrack champion Shanes looking up

James Shanes is hoping being crowned European Grasstrack champion will be his springboard to joining local speedway club Poole Pirates.

The 19-year-old, from Puddletown in Dorset, has been riding in the third-tier National League for Kent, but admits the chance to join his local top-flight club would be a dream come true.

BBC South Today went to meet him.

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