Three of your 2017 Berwick Bandits will take their place in the season opening Ben Fund Bonanza at the Peugeot Ashfield Stadium, Glasgow, on Sunday 12th of March @ 2pm.
This is a great opportunity to see our skipper Kevin Doolan, our new No.1 Lewis Bridger and the ultra popular Claus Vissing cut their first competitive laps of the 2017 season.
Last week the club were unfortunately faced with the news that Luke Chessell has decided to take a break from the sport and has sighted financial strain and a general disillusionment with the sport as his reasons.
All seven riders who will represent Berwick Bandits in 2017 are now in place!
The promotion have confirmed the signing of their last two riders for the club’s 50th season in 2017. Both have worn Black-and-Gold previously as Co-promoter Scott Courtney told fans that they have their 'Great Dane' Claus Vissing coming back, joined by cheerful and enthusiastic Austrian favourite from last season, Dany Gappmaier.
Berwick’s speedway Bandits yesterday announced the names of two more riders signed up to wearing Black and Gold in 2017.
“It is with great pleasure I can announce we are two important steps closer to completing our line-up,” said promoter Scott Courtney, who has been working hard to recruit new blood for the border side alongside his colleagues Gary Havelock and (Scott’s brother) Jamie Courtney.
Since the close of the BSPA annual general meeting, Berwick Speedway's brand new managerial trio of Gary Havelock, Scott Courtney and Jamie Courtney have been working tirelessly alongside club stalwart Dennis McCleary to put together a team that will represent the Bandits for 2017!
The Berwick Bandits will line up a member of the re-badged SGB Championship as British Speedway is ready to bounce back in 2017 – after the biggest revamp of the sport in modern history.
Club bosses have spent three days voting through plans to restructure league racing in the UK which sees both Rye House and second tier champions Somerset taking the plunge with promotion to the top flight.