Dimitri Berge

DOB: 05/02/1996

Dimitri made a match-winning guest appearance for our Bandits at Scunthorpe in 2016 and is a very welcome addition to the club this season.

He was the 2012 World Long-track Champion on 250cc machinery at the age of 16 and has represented his nation in the World Team Cup.

His father Phillippe, was also a speedway rider and raced for Rybnik in Poland and in Britain for several clubs, notably Oxford and the Isle of Wight during the 1990s.

Dimitri is a Shielfield Park specialist, and joins us with the speedway world at his feet. He has ambition and a never-say-die attitude which promises plenty of spectacular racing when our season starts in springtime.

BRITISH CAREER: (2014) Glasgow; (2015) Glasgow, Redcar; (2016) Sheffield.

MAJOR HONOUR: World 250cc Longtrack Champion: 2012.

WORLD CUP RECORD: 1 meeting, 5 points.