CLUB NEWS: Newport get off to winning start

Newport cycle speedway club got their new season off to a winning start, winning round 1 of the Junior League at the East Newport track, recording a rare win over the powerful Poole club and also headed Exeter, Horspath, Southampton and East Newport in a very impressive display.

The 27 Newport riders including 6 debutants all rode their hearts out to score a massive 232 points, 29 points ahead of Poole.

Indvidually the club had Kalem Martin, Esmae Lewis, Sophie Bees, Sam Marsh and Ben Truscott all reaching A finals.

club scores….

Newport 232, Poole 203, Exeter 154, Horspath 85, Southampton 76, East Newport 36.

The next Junior League round is at Horspath on Saturday May 7th.

Some of Newports youngsters in the pits area at East Newport