Speedway: Hammers make great comeback at Redcar

Speedway:  Hammers make great comeback at Redcar

LAKESIDE recovered from a nightmare start to power to a 53-37 win at Redcar in the first match of their mini Northern tour.
Such a scoreline looked unlikely when the Hammers trailed 2-10 after two races, and they suffered a further blow when Ben Morley was withdrawn following a Heat 5 crash.

Arena Essex: Cream Team rises to the top

Arena Essex: Cream Team rises to the top

THE Cream Team were awarded the title of the 2018 Team Race Champions at Arena Essex on Bank Holiday Monday, as a bumper crowd enjoyed a packed raceday which celebrated 40 years of racing at the Thurrock venue and the life of the tracks founder Chick Woodroffe.

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers back Teddy Loving Care

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers back Teddy Loving Care

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 […]

Speedway: Lakeside lose out in tough match at Eastbourne

Speedway: Lakeside lose out in tough match at Eastbourne

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 […]

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers continue great home record

Speedway: Lakeside Hammers continue great home record

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 […]

Speedway: Lakeside hope for Sunday best

Speedway: Lakeside hope for Sunday best

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 […]

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