Colts catapulted into top four

The Belle Vue Colts have catapulted themselves back into the National League top four after a stunning 42-48 win at Stoke, leaving them just three points adrift of the league leaders.

There was a sense of confidence about the Cool Running Colts in the build-up to their local derby as they targeted more than just minimum points from what could be a crucial away win.

It sets them up nicely for their upcoming home meeting against Cradley, whom they meet at the National Speedway Stadium this Thursday, which, again, will be another significant clash.

The Belle Vue Colts have catapulted themselves back into the National League top four after a stunning 42-48 win at Stoke, leaving them just three points adrift of the league leaders.

There was a sense of confidence about the Cool Running Colts in the build-up to their local derby as they targeted more than just minimum points from what could be a crucial away win.

It sets them up nicely for their upcoming home meeting against Cradley, whom they meet at the National Speedway Stadium this Thursday, which, again, will be another significant clash.

Fricke joins Matej Zagar and Niels-Kristian Iversen as the first confirmed championship contenders next year, and he will make a triumphant return to Manchester on Bank Holiday Monday. 

The Rentruck Aces welcome King’s Lynn back to the National Speedway Stadium on August 26 for their final home league meeting before the all-important Play Offs kick off in September. 

Tickets are available at the stadium box office on race day, or online at www.bellevue-speedway.com. 

RESULT – STOKE V BELLE VUE – SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

Stoke ‘A. R. Richards’ Potters 42:Dan Thompson 11+1, Connor Coles 9+1, Tom Perry 8, Joe Alcock 6+2, Luke Priest 6, Shelby Rutherford 2+1, Kieran Douglas 0

Belle Vue ‘Cool Running’ Colts 48: Ben Morley 13, Connor Bailey 13, Kyle Bickley 9+1, Jordan Palin 7+2, Danny Phillips 4, Ben Rathbone 1, Ben Woodhull 1

National League Points: Stoke 0 Belle Vue 3

Article courtesy of Belle Vue Speedway

Picture by Ian Charles

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