MATCH REPORT: Aces up to second with emphatic win

Newport Cycle Speedway Club entertained Wednesfield Aces at Newports Sports Village in an Elite League fixture, resulting in a comfortable 102 to 72 points win for the Midlanders, to push them nearer their goal as league runners up.
Newport put out a team of all local riders, which although were going to be up against it, did perform well. Youngsters Adam Bennett and Dan Bock impressed, but the Aces were solid throughout the team, recording 15 race wins with Paul Heard top scoring on 19 beaten only by Mark Carmichael.

Newport 72 – Adam Bennett 9+2, Chris Davies 11, Mark Carmichael 16+1, Dan Bock 10+1, Kieran Jones 9, Nicky Evans 6, Joe Sidwick 8, Joe Lewis 3.

Wednesfield 102 – Ben Mould 16+1, Mark Winwood 10, Matt Smith 16, Chris Jewkes 16+2, Paul Heard 19, Ricki Johnson 12+1, Jordan Holdcroft 0, Mark Griffiths 11+3, Connor Dyke 2+1.

Elite League Combination

Newport (47+3) 50 –¬†Shaun Bennett 6, Chris Davies 8, Dan Bock 14, Colin Simmons 6, Joe Sidwick 7, John Brosnam 6.

Wednesfield (82+29) 111 –¬†Roger Cox 10+3, Jordan Holdcroft 19, Connor Dyke 13, Scott Doherty 12, Lee Kemp 16+3, Dave Meanley 12+1.