Poole claimed a vital four point league haul in their penultimate away league fixture of the regular season at Lakeside, as they strengthened their position at the top of the Elite league table on a night when Coventry were heavily beaten at home by Swindon.
Tonight's scheduled fixture between play-off pushing candidates Poole Pirates and Swindon Robins has been postponed due to waterlogged track and inclement forecast. The meeting has been rescheduled for Monday 24th August 2015 at 7.30pm
Ahead of the top-flight meeting against Swindon on Wednesday, Poole are monitoring the condition of Kacper Gomolski who is undergoing physio treatment in Poland today.
Everyone connected with Poole Speedway will be saddened to learn of the passing of former Poole Pirate Ken James.
Dakota North powered the Ready Power Pirates to the top of the Elite league table as the Pirates claimed a 53-40 win over play-off rivals, Belle Vue Aces.
Semi-final crashes for Chris Holder and Maciej Janowski, in separate incidents at the semi-final stage of the Danish Grand Prix in Horsens on Saturday night cost both Pirates a chance of a final appearance.
After three consecutive unbeaten Wimborne Road performances Poole skipper Maciej Janowski had to be content with finishing the sides' lowest scorer as the Pirates recorded their 75th highest winning league margin of all time and their biggest win in over five years.
RESULT and scorers from Monday’s Elite League match at Kirkmanshulme Lane;
Kacper Gomolski and Dave Watt were both beneficiaries of £500 cheques ahead of the Pirates' home meeting against Swindon Robins.
With a central character of Mr Darcy, plenty of (Pirate) Pride and a result that ultimately could well have Prejudiced Swindon's play-off aspirations this classic was all about a rampant Poole team inspired by former captain Chris Holder from the very outset.
Season Starts March 2018 (for 2017 table click here)