FULL NAME: Simon James Lambert BIRTH DATE: 21st February 1989. FAMILY: Fiancee - Sam, Son - Kai, Zach and Summer Mum - Anne, Dad - Stephen, Sister - Stephanie. LIVES: Kirton near Boston, Lincs . HOBBIES / INTERESTS: Snooker and Golf. PRESENT SPEEDWAY TEAMS: Peterborough Panthers (SGB Championship). PREVIOUS CLUBS: - See 'RACING RECORD' section - CONTRACTED TO: King's Lynn. WHERE, AND WHEN, DID YOU START SPEEDWAY: Bardney track, near Lincoln, with Peter Boast, aged 10. EARLY INFLUENCES: Peter Boast, Malc Dean and my Dad. MECHANICS: Liam Rumsey. WORK: HGV Driving for family business and Timber Salesman.
RACING RECORD: 2017 In his Testimonial season Simon is back at Peterborough Panthers for a third season.
2016 Simon is continuing for a second year with Peterborough Panthers in the Premier League. Although offered the opportunity to continue his Elite League career with a return to parent club King's Lynn as one of their regular 'fast-track' reserve pairing Simon declined the chance due to fixture clashes which would have prevented him fulfilling his duties to the Panthers and instead accepted a squad role as cover.
2015 Selected as a 'Fast-Track' reserve for Elite League Leicester Lions. Also raced for Peterborough Panthers in the Premier League. Winner of the Kent Laurels, retaining the trophy for a third successive season, and giving him a hat-trick only matched by Ole Olsen.
2014 Raced in all three British domestic leagues; for King's Lynn in the Elite League, Workington in the Premier League and Kent in the National League, helping all three qualify for their respective play-off semi-finals. (Also rode for Birmingham in the Elite League until they folded, and Rye House in PL from start of season, until joining the Comets in May). Winner of the Kent Laurels, retaining the trophy for a second successive season. Rode for Coventry Storm in both legs of the NL Grand Final.
2013 Winner of the Kent Laurels. Raced for Somerset in the Premier League. Raced for Rye House in the Premier League.
2012 Raced for Rye House in the Premier League. Rode for Stoke Potters in the National League. Rode for Leicester Lions in the Premier League.
2011 Raced for Sheffield Tigers in the Premier League. Raced for Stoke Potters in the National League. Rider of the Year (Stoke Potters). Winner of the Most Maximums scored (Stoke Potters). Winner of the National League Pairs with Tim Webster.
2010 Rode for Scunthorpe Scorpions in the Premier League. From June 2010 rode for Sheffield Tigers in the Premier League Winner of the Golden Hammer Meeting at Wolverhampton. Runner-up in the National League Riders Championship at Rye House. Rode for Kings Lynn Stars in the National League.
2009 Rode for Scunthorpe Scorpions in the Premier League. Rode for Scunthorpe Saints in the National League. Signed as no. 8 for Peterborough Panthers in the Elite League. Rode for Lublin Team in Poland. Came 6th in the British Under 21 Final at Lakeside and qualified to ride in the World Under 21 Final in Mseno, Czech Republic. Rode in the Under 21 World Team Cup in Abensberg, Germany.
2008 First full year with Premier League Kings Lynn Stars. Joint Rider of the Year for Boston Barracudas. Fans Rider of the Year for Kings Lynn Stars. Winner of National League Pairs with James Cockle.
2007 Raced in the Conference League for Boston Barracudas. Captain of the Boston Barracudas team. Rode for Kings Lynn in the Academy League, also as Captain. Joint Rider of the Year for Boston Barracudas. Winner of the National League Pairs with Paul Cooper.
2006 Rode in the Conference League for Boston Barracuda-Braves. Rode in the Premier League for Kings Lynn Stars. First paid maximum in the Premier League racing for Kings Lynn v Isle of Wight. First full maximum in the Conference League racing for Boston v Newport. May 2006 Accident racing at Stoke resulted in a broken right arm which kept me out of action for the remainder of the season.
2005 Under 18 Speedway Championship of Great Britain - 7th Place. Under 21 Speedway Championship of Great Britain - 16th Place. First full season racing in the Conference League and achieved an average of 8.7 in the first season racing for the Boston Barracuda-Braves. Broke both hands, also suffered dislocated shoulder and lacerations to neck.
2004 Under 15 Speedway Championship of Great Britain - 3rd place.
2003 Norfolk and Suffolk Junior Grasstrack Champion.