Stars gain revenge

Lakeside Hammers vs King's Lynn Stars, Elite League, Speedway, the Arena Essex Raceway, Thurrock, Essex, United Kingdom - 25 Mar 2016

The King’s Lynn Stars gained¬† revenge for their earlier loss at The Raceway, with a 51-39 victory over the Lakeside Hammers at the Adrian Flux Arena this evening.¬† The Hammers kept the score to within 4 points after heat 6, but three maximum heat advantages by heat 11, which included countering a tactical ride from Lewis Bridger, enabled The Stars to extend a sufficient lead to take all of the points.

For the Hammers, Skipper Andreas Jonsson top scored with 12, whilst Richard Lawson delivered 8 paid 9. Reserve Lewis Kerr produced his first heat victory for The Hammers, to finish with 6 points.

Scores & heat results.

King’s Lynn Stars = 51

1. Niels-Kristian Iversen – 3,3,3,2,2 = 13
2. Kai Huckenbeck – 1,2*,2,2* = 7+2
3. Rory Schlein – 1,F/EX,2*,0 = 3+2
4. Mads Korneliussen – 1*,2,3,3 = 9+1
5. Robert Lambert – 3,2*,3,1*,0 = 9+2
6. Carl Wilkinson – 2,3,0,0 = 5
7. Lewis Rose – 0,2,1*,2 = 5+1

Lakeside Hammers = 39

1. Andreas Jonsson – 2,3,1,3,3 = 12
2. Piotr Swiderski – 0,1,2,0 = 3
3. Kim Nilsson – 0,1,0,2 = 3
4. Richard Lawson – 3,0,3,1*,1 = 8+1
5. Lewis Bridger – 2,1,1,0 = 4
6. Robert Mear – 1,0,1*,1 = 3+1
7. Lewis Kerr – 3,EF,0,3 = 6

King’s Lynn win the toss and choose gates 1&3 in Heat 1.

Heat Results

Heat 01: Iversen,Jonsson,Huckenbeck,Swiderski…59.21 4-2
Heat 02: Kerr,Wilkinson,Mear,Rose…59.73 (2-4) 6-6
Heat 03: Lambert,Bridger,Schlein,Nilsson…59.43 (4-2) 10-8
Heat 04: Lawson,Rose,Korneliussen,Kerr(Engine Failure)…59.92 (3-3) 13-11
Heat 05: Wilkinson,Huckenbeck,Swiderski,Mear…61.14 (5-1) 18-12
Heat 06:(Re-Run): Jonsson,Korneliussen,Bridger,Schlein(Fell/Excluded)…59.53 (2-4) 20-16
Heat 07: Iversen,Lambert,Nilsson,Lawson…59 27. (5-1) 25-17
Heat 08:(Re-Run): Korneliussen,Swiderski,Mear,Wilkinson…60.32 (3-3) 28-20
Heat 09: Lawson,Huckenbeck,Rose,Kerr…59.92 (3-3) 31-23
Heat 10: Lambert,Schlein,Jonsson,Swiderski…60.04 (5-1) 36-24
Heat 11: Iversen,Huckenbeck,BRIDGER,Nilsson…58.83 (5-1) 41-25
Heat 12:(Re-Run): Kerr,Rose,Mear,Wilkinson…60.15 (2-4) 43-29
Heat 13: Jonsson,Iversen,Lambert,Bridger…60.10 (3-3) 46-32
Heat 14: Korneliussen,Nilsson,Lawson,Schlein…60.71 (3-3) 49-35
Heat 15: Jonsson,Iversen,Lawson,Lambert…60 83. (2-4) 51-39

Updates courtesy of @lakesidelive and @speedwayupdates.

Image: Lewis Bridger (red), Niels-Kristian Iversen (black & white) and Richard Lawson (blue) during Lakeside Hammers vs King’s Lynn Stars. Credit Rob Newell / TGS Photo.