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LAST RACE WOBBLE FOR THE WARRIORS

The Wightlink Warriors speedway team fell to a last heat defeat last night (Thursday) at the hands of Buxton Hitmen, whose high scoring duo of Matt Williamson and Max Clegg took maximum points in the final heat of the night to turn the result in the visitors favour right at the death. Pre-match the Warriors were hindered by the withdrawal …

REVENGE MISSION FOR THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

After the postponement of the Wightlink Warriors’ away meeting at Eastbourne last weekend, attention now turns to this Thursday (3rd August) when the Warriors speedway team will want to take out a contract on the visiting Buxton Hitmen in revenge for the massive 66-24 defeat suffered in the Derbyshire Dales at the end of May. That totally unexpected mauling – …

WARRIORS THROW A SPANNER IN POTTER’S WHEEL

The Wightlink Warriors returned to track action in the National League on their home shale for the first time since the end of June last night (Thursday) and recorded their third success of the year, seeing off Stoke Potters in another dramatic night’s action. Connor Coles (pictured left) led the Warrior attack with a faultless 15 point maximum gaining points …

ALL GO FOR THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS THIS WEEK

The Isle of Wight Wightlink Warriors start a run of 3 National League speedway meetings in just 4 nights as their new look septet return to track action this week. First up is a trip to the well appointed Perry Bar stadium in Birmingham tonight (Wednesday) to take on the Brummies in a fixture rearranged following a late rain off …

‘SPEEDWAY WIDOWS’ TAKE PAIRS VICTORY AT SMALLBROOK

This week’s speedway action at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium came in the form of a best pairs competition, won, rather fittingly, by Chris Widman of the Wightlink Warriors and Josh Bailey of Scunthorpe. The winning duo adopted a team name of ‘Speedway Widows’ after sponsorship by Lisa Sokol and Tina Widman – the ‘other halves’ of Warriors promoters Barry Bishop …

SPEEDWAY PAIRS TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE ON THURSDAY

Thursday sees speedway action return to the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium with the ‘Slide In Ryde’ Best Pairs tournament, sponsored by Cobra’s Garage Mahal. The Wightlink Warriors ran a similar event last July that produced some of the best racing of the season and there is no reason to think that this year will be any different. Each of the …

WARRIORS MAUL YOUNG LIONS

The Wightlink Warriors recorded their biggest win of the 2017 speedway season when they beat the Great Britain Young Lions team at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium last night (Thursday). Returning number 1 Ben Wilson raced to an untroubled 12 point maximum after a tricky start to heat 13 and received strong all round backing from his team mates. Co-promoter …

WARRIORS ADD ADAM PORTWOOD TO THE 2017 LINE-UP

The Wightlink Warriors, subject to BSPA approval, have handed rider Adam Portwood the chance to get a step up in his speedway career by offering him a reserve team spot after he impressed at last week’s meeting and again at Somerset on Friday. 22-year-old Adam, who lives in the small market town of March in Cambridgeshire, started grass track racing …

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