Poole's Wednesday night's opponents Swindon have moved into the play-off zone after a big win at Wolverhampton on Monday, but the Robins' victory may have come at a cost for them.
After an intermittent schedule of home fixtures Poole Ready Power Pirates begin a sequence of four successive Wednesday night home league matches which are likely to have a huge bearing on the shape of the end -of-season play-offs as arch rivals Swindon are due to visit twice, the first of which is this Wednesday (29th July).
Dackarna rider Nicki Pedersen put his home track knowledge to perfect use as he charged to his 15th all-time Grand Prix victory but was unable to make any inroads into series leader Tai Woffinden as they both finished their night in Malilla, Sweden on 17 GP points, Woffinden working his way to the runners-up spot ahead of wild card Antonio Lindback.
The mouth-watering prospect of seeing Poole's own 'Magician' Maciej Janowski go head to head against the Wizard Ward when the Swindon Robins visit Wimborne Road this coming Wednesday is certainly one to savour.
After snatching a defeat from the jaws of victory on Monday night, the Poole Ready Power Pirates put in a performance with a point to prove on Wednesday when for the second successive home meeting they broke the 60 point barrier, with a comprehensive team performance.
Poole Ready Power Pirates will be determined to redeem themselves when they meet Wolverhampton for the second time this week on Wednesday (22nd July) after letting a 12 point lead slip through their grasp at Monmore Green on Monday.
Poole Ready Power Pirates squandered their hopes of being level with league leaders Coventry after Wednesday night when they failed to maximise their advantage against struggling Wolves.
Since Wolverhampton became the first side to deny the Poole Ready Power Pirates any points reward on the Dorset club's travels back in May, the Wolves have won just once in 10 matches.
Poole owner Matt Ford will be on BBC Radio Solent this afternoon (18th July) from around 3pm.
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