PIRATES have announced former British champion Danny King as their latest recruit for the 2020 season.

The 33-year-old is set to come in on an 8.45 average and will take up the number one spot at Wimborne Road next season.

King has also been named captain of the side for the SGB Championship campaign.

And the Maidstone-born star has been getting used to his new surroundings on the south coast, with the club unveiling King in this promotional video.

(Video: Speedway Portal)