A Mildenhall speedway director and former world champion has been charged with raping two women.
Michael Lee, 54, was crowned with the world title in 1980 and raced for King’s Lynn, Poole and Boston during an 11-year career before retiring in 1986.
He was charged on Monday with two counts of rape, two counts of sexual assault and one count of actual bodily harm.
The charges relate to alleged incidents involving two women between January 1, 2008, and December 28, 2012.
Lee, of Worlington, is due to appear at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court on October 21.