Good Friday showdown for the Vortex Hammers

The Vortex Lakeside Hammers face rivals, the Eastbourne Eagles, this Good Friday, in traditional afternoon action at the Arena Essex Raceway with the start time at 1pm.

With the teams in the top two League positions it’s a tough home test for the Hammers.

The Vortex Hammers Co Promoter Jon Cook commented: “These are amongst the best matches of the season and we need to keep our home form rolling with the win but this will go down to the last few heats for sure.”

Teams for Friday are (in alphabetical order):-

Vortex Lakeside Hammers:

Mikkel Bech, Lewis Bridger, Adam Ellis, Peter Karlsson, Richard Lawson, Ben Morley and Davey Watt (captain).

Eastbourne Eagles:

Dan Halsey, Ben Hopwood (guest for Lewis Blackbird), Joonas Kylmakorpi, Timo Lahti, Mikkel Michelsen, Bjarne Pedersen and Cameron Woodward (captain).

Gates at The Raceway open from 11.30am, with advance tickets available via the Lakeside Hammers website.

Image: Heat 13: Lewis Bridger (blue), Daniel Nermark (white) and Peter Karlsson (red) – Lakeside Hammers vs Birmingham Brummies, Elite League Speedway at the Arena Essex Raceway CREDIT: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO