|Born||25 April 1979|
|Died||13 May 2012 33) (aged|
|1995, 1997-1999||Reading Racers|
|1996, 1999||Poole Pirates|
|1997, 2004||Peterborough Panthers|
|1997||King's Lynn Stars|
| Eastbourne Eagles |
|1999||World Under-21 Champion|
|2003||Elite League Riders Champion|
|1997||Premier League Champion|
|1998||Premier League KO Cup Champion|
|2005||Elite League Pairs Champion|
|2008,2009||Elite League KO Cup winner|
Lee Stewart Richardson (25 April 1979 – 13 May 2012)was a British international motorcycle speedway rider. Richardson represented Great Britain at senior and under-21 level and featured in several World Cup tournaments. Richardson was World Under 21 champion in 1999 and also won the Elite League Riders' Championship in 2003. He was also a fully fledged Grand Prix rider for four seasons from 2003 until 2006. Richardson joined the Lakeside Hammers for the 2009 season. On 13 May 2012, Richardson died of internal bleeding in a Wrocław hospital following a collision with a safety fence during a Polish League match.
Richardson's mother Julie was a presenter for ScreenSport Television. His father Colin is a former rider. His uncle Steve Weatherley, another rider, was paralysed in a crash with Vic Harding whilst racing in a meeting at the Hackney Wick Stadium (Harding later died in hospital).
|2000||31st||3||19th||1 wild card appearance|
|2002||25th||17||5th||2 wild card appearances. 5th in British Grand Prix|
|2003||16th||45||7th||Missed 2 Grands Prix through injury|
|2004||11th||76||3rd||3rd in British Grand Prix|
|2005||13th||55||2nd||2nd in Polish Grand Prix|
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