Bech ruled out of busy week

The Vortex Hammers head into four crucial Elite League meetings in six days without young Dane Mikkel Bech, who suffered a wrist injury over the weekend whilst Mountain Biking.

The team take on the Belle Vue Aces at the Raceway this coming Friday, 15th August, with visits to the Poole Pirates on Wednesday, 13th August, the Leicester Lions on Saturday, 16th August, and the return against the Aces in Manchester next Monday, 18th August.

England’s World Cup star Danny King, who cut his racing teeth at the Arena Essex Raceway, will deputise for Mikkel this Friday whilst the club goes to guest Rory Schlein, who will again fill in for him at Poole, Belle Vue and Leicester with Saturday‚Äôs meeting against the Lions a match that Bech was already due to miss through his World Under 21 commitments.

Image: Mikkel Bech of Lakeside Hammers – Lakeside Hammers vs Wolverhampton Wolves, Elite League Speedway at the Arena Essex Raceway. CREDIT: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO