POOLE PIRATES speedway legend Malcolm Simmons has sadly passed away on Sunday after losing his battle against emphysemia.
SATURDAY evening's Elite League match at the Arena-Essex Raceway between Lakeside and Poole has been postponed because of a waterlogged track. The re-staging date is Friday 5th September
Czech star Vaclav Milik was the only Pirate to take in action on Saturday following the postponements of Poole's trip to Lakeside, Leszno's visit to Gdansk, which Przemyslaw Pawlicki was involved in and Stoke's hosting of Scunthorpe where Ben Hopwood was due to be on duty.
Poole Coastal Aluminium Pirates face a stern test this evening when they visit the home of Elite league leaders King's Lynn just 24 hours after suffering a single point defeat at home to Coventry.
Poole went some way to making up for their dropped points against Coventry by snatching a consolation at the home of current league leaders King's Lynn thanks to some wheel-align perfect team riding from skipper Darcy Ward in heat 15.
COVENTRY’S Bees had a sting in their tail last night as they came back from 12 points behind with five heats remaining to end Poole’s home unbeaten record stretching back to August 2013.
Poole will have three representatives at the forthcoming GP qualifying round to be be staged at Berwick on Saturday June 7th.
SLOVENIAN Matej Zagar won his first ever GP title with victory in the first ever Finnish-staged GP event, the meeting marking the top flight return to racing for Poole's Darcy Ward.
TAI Woffinden is ready to step up his planning for the big £100,000 charity fund raising project for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.
Season Starts March 2018 (for 2017 table click here)