The Olympus Marquees Berwick Bandits (Powered by Mike Hope, Wooler) welcome the Ipswich Witches at 7.00pm Saturday April 1st, in their deciding leg of the quarter final (as both received a bye from the first round) at Shielfield Park with the visitors from Suffolk currently holding a solid 30-point lead over their Border hosts after Thursday's first leg.
Lewis Bridger became a hero to his new-found Berwick fans on Sunday at Brough Park in the second leg of the 2017 Tyne Tweed Trophy, taking 12 points, including two amazing victories, his first in Heat Five - albeit awarded - when he was well out in front of Lewis Rose and Ludvig Lindgren, but Dany Gappmaier hit the shale off bend four having gone too wide and was duly excluded, but better was to come for the new number one.
Last night's opening team match at Shielfield Park, which saw the Olympus Marquees Berwick Bandits (Powered by Mike Hope, Wooler) haul back a hard ridden draw with the Newcastle Diamonds is a superbly exciting match.
On Saturday May 18th, 1968 the Newcastle Colts pulled into Shielfield Park to open the first ever season for the brand new Berwick Bandits in a challenge match, and now almost 50 years later, Newcastle Diamonds are back for the Tyne/Tweed Challenge Trophy (1st leg) this Saturday March 25th at 7.00pm.
This Saturday night at seven sees a very special night for the Olympus Marquees Berwick Bandits (Powered by Mike Hope, Wooler) when Shielfield Park opens it's door to celebrate the 50th season of speedway in Berwick by staging the Grant Henderson Tankers sponsored 50th Season Spectacular for one of 16 top racers to win individual glory.
Great news for Berwick Bandits' supporters travelling to this Sunday's Ben Fund Bonanza at Glasgow's Peugeot Ashfield Stadium (Tapes up at 2.00pm) is that their hero Ricky Ashworth will be in attendance.
As the Olympus Marquees Berwick Bandits (Powered by Mike Hope Wooler) pre-season builds magnificently towards what promises to be an event not to be missed, the 50th Season Spectacular event on Saturday March 18th, at 7.00pm, the club can now reveal it has a won a major title sponsor!
The Olympus Marquees Berwick Bandits (powered by Mike Hope - Wooler) begin their all-important 50th season with a celebration of their first half-century of on-track action come Saturday March 18th with a spectacular individual Championship planned with the traditional 7.00pm start time.