Ready to go again

Published on 22nd June 2024
Author George Dodds

So we dust ourselves down, strip down our bikes and start all over again.

After a typically hard-fought, eventful and, naturally, slightly controversial night at Ashfield, the Jewson Bandits, powered by Keenwood Karpets and Glasgow Tigers meet again at Shielfield Park tonight, 7pm.

Despite some bumps and bruises both sides are unchanged with the Tigers defending a seven point advantage with the aggregate bonus also up for grabs.

No surprise that the biggest threat will come from Glasgow’s Chris Harris who was doing things only Bomber can on his way to a paid maximum last night. With Oxford moving to the top of the table despite losing to Redcar in their second Super Heat of the week and the Scottish contingent starting to stir at the foot of the table, the three points on offer tonight will have a huge effect on the battle for a top four place and qualification for the play-offs.

CAB DIRECT CHAMPIONSHIP  
(including 21 June)
Team P W D L F A Ag Pt
Oxford 7 3 2 2 340 288 2 11
Poole 5 4 1 0 251 199 1 10
Scunthorpe 6 4 0 2 275 264 2 10
Workington 6 4 0 2 275 265 1 9
Redcar 10 3 1 6 437 262 0 8
Berwick 9 3 0 6 373 435 1 7
Plymouth 5 2 0 3 229 220 1 5
Glasgow 4 2 0 2 176 183 0 4
Edinburgh 6 2 0 4 250 290 0 4
 

It’s a lovely, warm morning in TD15 and the forecast is steady for the day ahead.

So all is set for another battle royale in front of the BSN Cameras. BSN

Tickets are available Buy tickets   while there  will also be cash turnstiles open – £20 adults, £18 concessions, accompanied under-16s free.

A reminder that tonight is also the annual collection on behalf of the Speedway Riders’ Benevolent Fund

George Dodds
George Dodds

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