THE Lakeside Hammers’ community programme has announced that its designated club charity for 2018 will be Teddies for Loving Care (TLC). The TLC Appeal originated after an allergic reaction caused sudden swelling and blocking of the windpipe of Angela Simpson, the wife of local Essex businessman, Ian Simpson. Angela’s life was saved by the rapid […]
LAKESIDE HAMMERS are thrilled to reveal their final three team members for the new Championship era.
LAKESIDE HAMMERS owner Stuart Douglas has confirmed the club are secure at Arena-Essex Raceway – despite the land being sold.
It means a swift return to the professional leagues after a season at National Development League level.
LAKESIDE’s play-off fate is now out of their hands following a 53-37 defeat at Buxton.
LAKESIDE went down 47-36 in an incident-packed encounter with local rivals Eastbourne at Arlington. The Vortex Hammers left empty handed after an eventful meeting littered with falls in tricky conditions. It was a tough night for the Purfleet outfit, although they remain fourth in the Travel Plus National League table as they chase a play-off […]
LAKESIDE boss Kelvin Tatum conceded his side were “second best” as they went down 57-32 at Plymouth.
LAKESIDE maintained their unblemished home record with a 44-33 win over Mildenhall in a meeting cut short after 13 races. Heavy traffic around the Thurrock area saw the start delayed by 45 minutes to allow supporters extra time to get to The Arena-Essex Raceway. The action got underway in dramatic fashion as just two riders […]
LAKESIDE are gearing up for arguably their biggest Travel Plus National League fixture of the season as they host rivals Eastbourne on Sunday (3pm). The Vortex Hammers are currently four points behind the Eagles as the pair continue battling for an all important play-off spot. And team manager Kelvin Tatum is hoping his side can […]
LEADING light Paul Hurry dedicated Lakeside’s comprehensive 52-37 victory over play-off rivals Birmingham to injured star Zach Wajtknecht.
LAKESIDE are gearing up for an important Travel Plus National League showdown with fellow play-off contenders Birmingham at The Arena Essex Raceway on Friday (8pm).
BEN Morley struck a stunning 18 point maximum as Lakeside beat Buxton 51-38 at the Arena-Essex Raceway.
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 […]
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 […]
LAKESIDE No.1 Zach Wajtknecht stormed his way to another 15 point maximum as the Vortex Hammers secured a consolation National League point from their 46-44 defeat at Birmingham.
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 […]
LAKESIDE will go ahead and include Paul Hurry in their team this weekend – despite objections from rival National League clubs.
LAKESIDE boss Kelvin Tatum admitted they were simply beaten by a better team after going down 60-30 at Belle Vue on Wednesday.
LAKESIDE picked up a fully deserved consolation league point from their 48-42 defeat at Cradley.
LAKESIDE rounded off their challenge fixtures as they beat Kent 47-43 at The Arena Essex Raceway.
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.
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 […]
LAKESIDE boss Kelvin Tatum admits they have been counting down the days to their blockbuster season-opener against Eastbourne on Good Friday.
The Vortex Hammers will renew their old rivalry with the Eagles as they do battle twice over the course of the day.
BEN Morley will lead Lakeside into their exciting new era of National League racing.