British U-21 Final at Berwick this Saturday at 7!
For the second year running, Berwick Bandits Speedway Club proudly hosts the British Under 21 Final on Saturday the 27th of April at 7pm!
The line-up is as impressive as ever, and Team GB superstar, reigning Under 21 champion and reigning British champion Robert Lambert starts the meeting as hot favourite.
Dan Bewley, Drew Kemp, Kyle Bickley, Nathan Greaves, Tom Brennan, Jack Thomas, Jack Smith, Zach Wajtknecht and Berwick Bandits' very own Leon Flint will lead the charge for Lamberts crown!
Bandits Academy star Harry McGurk qualifies for his first British Under 21 Final alongside Luke Harris, Jason Edwards, Anders Rowe, Jordan Palin and Ryan Kingsley.
The next generation of Great British talent has well and truly arrived and you can experience all the action at Shielfield Park this Saturday night!
Gates open at 6pm and Heat 1 is scheduled for 7pm
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The BSPA this morning have release the riding order in their media briefing which follows here:
ROBERT Lambert starts Saturday’s British Under 21 Final at Berwick as the clear favourite to defend his title.
Lambert, who helped GB to silver in last season’s Monster Energy FIM Speedway of Nations, is keen to once again claim a national double ofUnder 21 and senior titles.
Local interest is in Leon Flint, who has stepped up to the Berwick side this season as well as riding for Belle Vue Colts – and he startsthe meeting in the opening heat after the draw was made on Tuesday morning.
He’ll be up against Luke Harris, Anders Rowe and Tom Brennan to start the Shielfield Park showdown with organisers hoping for a big crowd.
Neil Vatcher, Great Britain’s youth co-ordinator, said: “Robert is clearly the one everyone will have to catch but anything can happen onthe night.
“It’s a good line-up and I’m looking forward to the event. Berwick will do a fine job holding it, they work hard to promote the sport andit’s good for the meeting to be back there.
“There’s an exciting crop of youngsters right now and I’m expecting some keen competition to progress to the latter stages.”
Lambert, meanwhile, said: “It’s a big year for me on a personal level, I’m just looking to continue were I left off last season and I wantto win as much as I can.
“Obviously I’ve got some targets in my mind but I’ll just focus on taking every meeting as it comes and see what I can do.”
Admission to Berwick (7pm start) is £15 adults, £11 concessions and children go for just £1.
Travelling fans are encouraged to make a day of it with Berwick Upon Tweed boasting impressive scenery and several attractions, including boat trips, the Royal Border bridge, sandy beaches and riverside walks.
LINE-UP: Luke Harris (Cradley), Anders Rowe (Somerset/Kent), Tom Brennan (Eastbourne/Cradley), Leon Flint (Berwick/Belle Vue Colts), NathanGreaves (Redcar), Drew Kemp (Sheffield/Kent), Jack Smith (Redcar), Kyle Bickley (Glasgow/Belle Vue Colts), Jack Thomas (Leicester), Jordan Palin (Belle Vue Colts), Harry McGurk (Cradley), Dan Bewley (Belle Vue), Ryan Kinsley (Scunthorpe), Zach Wajtknecht (Swindon/Birmingham),Jason Edwards (Mildenhall), Robert Lambert (King’s Lynn). Reserves: Henry Atkins (Somerset), Alex Spooner (Kent).