Speedway: Nick Laurence set to return to action for Hammers

Speedway: Nick Laurence set to return to action for Hammers

NICK Laurence admits he can’t wait to get back on a bike when Lakeside host Buxton at the Arena-Essex Raceway on Friday (8pm). The Vortex Hammers return to action for the first time in almost three weeks as they aim to continue their push up the Travel Plus National League standings. After five wins from […]

Speedway: Hammers break the 60 barrier

Speedway: Hammers break the 60 barrier

LAKESIDE broke the 60-point barrier for the first time this season with a crushing victory over the Isle of Wight at the Arena-Essex Raceway. The Vortex Hammers ran out 63-27 winners with a truly dominant display to maintain their perfect home record. Their top four dropped just four points with Zach Wajtknecht, Paul Hurry and […]

Speedway: Zach stars with maximum performance

Speedway: Zach stars with maximum performance

STAR man Zach Wajtknecht struck a perfect 15-point maximum to lead Lakeside to a 49-41 win over Cradley at the Arena-Essex Raceway. The Vortex Hammers prevailed in another close meeting to continue their perfect home record and leave the highly-rated Heathens heading back to the West Midlands empty handed. Top end firepower made all the […]

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers edge it in Kent

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers edge it in Kent

LAKESIDE co-promoter Jon Cook heaped praise on his side after they edged a 46-43 away win at Kent on Monday.
The Vortex Hammers continued their encouraging start to life at National League level with a hard-fought victory over the Kings in the first leg of their Tunnel Trophy tie.

Speedway: Hammers go down in Lee Richardson Memorial Trophy

Speedway: Hammers go down in Lee Richardson Memorial Trophy

BRILLIANT British youngster Zach Wajtknecht has already formed a formidable partnership with Ben Morley at Lakeside. Bristol-based Wajtknecht, who is also racing for Premiership side Swindon this season, dropped just one points to an opposing rider over two meetings with Eastbourne on Good Friday. Sadly for the Vortex Hammers, they didn’t have enough strength in […]

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers name their top two

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers name their top two

LAKESIDE Hammers are delighted to confirm Ben Morley and Zach Wajtknecht as their top two who will lead their National League side in 2017. The pairing join Alfie Bowtell and George Hunter in the Hammers line-up with four of the seven team spots now in place. Morley, 22, is no stranger to the Arena Essex […]

Speedway: Lightning strikes for the Hammers

AGAINST a back drop of lightning strikes around the Arena Essex Raceway on Friday evening the Vortex Hammer dug deep to snatch a 47-43 point victory with a dramatic comeback over an Eastbourne team who were six points in the lead after ten heats.

Speedway: World champ to appear at Lakeside

BRITAIN’S World Speedway Champion, Tai Woffinden, leads the Wolverhampton Wolves into action at the Arena Essex Raceway this Friday night, 4th July, as the home side, the Vortex Lakeside Hammers, look for another win to strengthen their position in search of a Play Off place.

Speedway: Cook hails the comeback kings

VORTEX Hammers Co-Promoter Jon Cook hailed his sides performance as they fought back from an eight point deficit after heat six, to take a 47-43 victory over the King’s Lynn Stars. Speaking after watching the Hammers end the 14 match unbeaten run of the league leaders, Cook commented:

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