World Champion at The Raceway

Britain’s World Speedway Champion, Tai Woffinden, stars for his club side, the Wolverhampton Wolves, at the Arena Essex Raceway this Friday, 9th May, as they take on the League leading Vortex Lakeside Hammers.

It’s Woffinden’s first appearance at the Raceway since taking the World crown and the Vortex Hammers Promoter Jon Cook is predicting an exciting night of action.

He stated: “It’s always an honour to welcome a World Champion to the Raceway and even more so when he’s British, but that said we hope many of our team beat him and we take the League points to keep our position at the top of the League table.”

Teams for Friday (in alphabetical order):

Lakeside Hammers: Lewis Bridger, Adam Ellis, Peter Karlsson, Richard Lawson, Ben Morley, Scott Nicholls (guesting for Mikkel Beck) and Davey Watt (captain).

Wolverhampton Wolves: Joe Jacobs, Ashley Morris, Piotr Pawlicki, Tyron Proctor, Jacob Thorssell, Ricky Wells, and Tai Woffinden (captain).

Image: Heat 5: Peter Karlsson (red) and Ryan Fisher (white) – Lakeside Hammers vs Coventry Bees, Elite League Speedway at the Arena Essex Raceway. CREDIT: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO