Yet again it was a case of "patient Pirates" as Poole consolidated their second place in the Elite league table courtesy of their fourth successive league win, with a 53-37 triumph over third placed Lakesid
FRIDAY'S scheduled Elite League match between Lakeside and Poole at the Arena-Essex Raceway has been postponed because of a waterlogged track. A new date will be announced in due course.
Not only did he have a £500 cheque from the Riders' Equipment Fund to celebrate but birthday boy "Magic" Janowski was hailed Rider of the Night as he produced arguably one of his finest performance in a Poole race-suit.
The Rider Equipment Fund have nominated Maciej Janowski as the beneficiary of their latest £500 handout and Magic will be presented with a cheque on behalf of the fund by Vincent & Helen Marsland ahead of Poole's home league match against Swindon.
In the words of club owner Matt Ford, the Coastal Aluminium Pirates delivered an "unbelievable performace and one of the finest away ones in his time in charge at Poole" to move second in the Elite league table following a 59-36 drubbing of Wolverhampton.
Denmark saved the best until last to claim the tag of FIM Monster Energy SWC champions as Niels-Kristian Iversen delivered the heroics in heat 20 to snatch the title from staging home nation Poland
A solid all-round Australian quartet staved off a strong challenge from Sweden to book their place in Saturday's FIM SWC Monster Energy Final on a night where personal glory belonged to evergreen American Greg Hancock.
Vaclav Milik scored 7 points to help the Czech Republic into Thursday's Race-off in the Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup
Poole's next opponents, Wolverhampton, have made a double team change ahead of the Pirate's trip to Monmore Green next Monday (August 4th)
Triumphant Team Great Britain boss Alun Rossiter was delighted to see his side silence their doubters as the Lions roared into their first Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup Final since 2010 , on a night when Poole skipper Darcy Ward saw red!
Season Starts March 2018 (for 2017 table click here)