LiveSPEEDWAY LIVE: Poole Pirate v Swindon Robins

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Summary

  • SCORE OF FIRST MEET: POOLE PIRATES 56, SWINDON ROBINS 34
  • Swindon Robins are at Poole Pirates for the first leg of their Good Friday double-header.
  • The second leg will be at the Abbey Stadium at 8pm.
  • This Elite League match will also double up for the Elite Shield.
  • The team with the highest aggregate score over the two legs will win the shield.

1:27pm

That's it for now, I'm heading back to Swindon where hopefully the Robins will have a better time on their own track.

I'll be back from 7.30pm

1:20pm

YOUR SAY

1:09pm Fri 18 Apr 14

morris 1 says

Well I see I made the right choice by not travelling down to Poole this morning. Would have been asking Rosco for my petrol and admittance fee.
Watching Poole and Coventry on Monday I thought we had a good chance - how wrong was I. What excuses will be made for this disgrace - Morris if I were you, don't bother turning up tonight , stay in your wansie and go back to ed, not ha you bothered turning up this morning anyway.

I would be surprised if we pulled this one back this evening. Massive team talk need here Rosco

1:15pm

Rider scores:

Poole Pirates: Chris Holder (3-3-2-3= 11), Josh Grajczonek (1-3-3-1’-3-0=11+1), Pzemyslaw Pawlicki (3=3), Vaclav Milik (3-FX-FX-2’-3=8+1), Maciej Janowski (1-0-3-3-2’-3=12+1), Lee Smart (1-0-1=2), Charles Wright (3-0-3-1-2’=9+1).

Swindon Robins: Peter Kildemand (2-2-1-1-1’=7+1), Nicolai Klindt (0-2-1’-2=5+1), Troy Batchelor (2-1’-2-3-2=10+1), Simon Gustafsson (2-2-0-1=5), Nick Morris (0-1’-0-0=1+1), Dan Greenwood (0-1’-F=1+1), Steve Worrall (2-1’-2-0-0=5+1).

1:08pm

Pirates claim a 56-34 win and pick up 3 Elite League points.

1:08pm

Heat 15: Janowski (3, 62.12 secs), Batchelor (2), Klindemand (1), Grajczonek (0).

1:02pm

Janowski and Grajczonek go for the Pirates in heat 15, with Klindemand and Batchelor going for Swindon 

1:00pm

Heat 14: Milik (3, 62.63), Wright (2’), Gustafsson (1), Worrall (0).

12:56pm

12:55pm

Heat 13: Holder (3, 60.78), Janowski (2), Kildemand (1), Morris (0).

12:47pm

Heat 12: Grajczonek (3, 61.63 secs), Klindt (2), Wright (1), Worrall (0).

12:43pm

Wright replaces Smart for heat 12

12:42pm

Heat 11: Janowski (3, 62.06), Milik (2’), Kildemand (1), Gustafsson (0).

12:42pm

Heat 11: Janowski (3, 62.06), Milik (2’), Kildemand (1), Gustafsson (0).

12:36pm

YOUR SAY

12:30pm Fri 18 Apr 14

archeroo says

Wow, is Morris still in his onesie and sleeping bag?

12:36pm

Milik comes in to replace the injured Pawlicki for heat 11

12:31pm

YOUR SAY
 
Latest Rider scores:
 
Poole Pirates: Chris Holder (3-3-2), Josh Grajczonek (1-3-3-1), Pzemyslaw Pawlicki (3), Vaclav Milik (3-FX-FX), Maciej Janowski (1-0-3), Lee Smart (1-0-1), Charles Wright (3-0-3).

Swindon Robins: Peter Kildemand (2-2), Nicolai Klindt (0-2-1’), Troy Batchelor (2-1’-2-3), Simon Gustafsson (2-2), Nick Morris (0-1’-0), Dan Greenwood (0-1’-F), Steve Worrall (2-1’-2).

12:26pm

YOUR SAY

12:14pm Fri 18 Apr 14

archeroo says

Any chance of actually winning a heat!! Even there 2nd strings are bearing out supposed big guns.

There you go

12:25pm

Heat 10: Batchelor (3, 61.09 secs), Holder (2), Grajczonek (1), Morris (0).

12:16pm

The result stood.

Heat 9: Wright (3), Worrall (2), Smart (1), Greenwood (F).

12:16pm

Greenwood is back on his feet, which is good news for Robins and Dan

12:14pm

Greenwood crashes on the final lap, it looked pretty nasty and the heat is stopped as the rest cross the finishing line.

12:11pm

Heat 8 (re-run): Grajczonek (3, 60.57), Batchelor (2), Klindt (1), Milik (DQ).

12:05pm

Milik is disqualified again for that crash.

12:04pm

Heat 8 is stopped as Milik has another crash

12:00pm

Josh Grajczonek replaces the injured Pawlicki in heat 8.

11:59am

Heat 7: Grajczonek (3, 61.21), Gustafsson (2), Greenwood (1’), Wright (0).

11:56am

Heat 6 (re-run): Janowski (3, 60.21), Kildemand (2), Morris (1’), Milik (DQ).

11:53am

Here we go for the re-run of heat 6

11:50am

Pawlicki has been withdrawn on medical advice. His injured rider replacement is Maciej Janowski.

11:45am

Pawlicki is now going a for a medical check-up

11:44am

Pawlicki is up on his feet and is given a big round of applause

11:40am

The St John's Ambulance is now on the track

11:40am

Milik is up on his feet, but Pawlicki is still down, the official verdict is that the heat will be re-run without Milik as he is deemed to have caused the crash.

11:38am

Pirates pair of Pawlicki and Milik crash on bend two and it is stopped as the medics rush in.

11:36am

Heat 5: Holder (3, 60.09 secs), Gustafsson (2), Batchelor (1), Janowski (0).

11:32am

YOUR SAY

11:30am

Latest rider scores

Poole Pirates: Chris Holder (3), Josh Grajczonek (1), Pzemyslaw Pawlicki (3), Vaclav Milik (3, Maciej Janowski (1), Lee Smart (1-0), Charles Wright (3).


Swindon Robins: Peter Kildemand (1), Nicolai Klindt (0-2), Troy Batchelor (2), Simon Gustafsson (), Nick Morris (0), Dan Greenwood (0), Steve Worrall (2-1’).

11:29am

Heat 4: Milik (3, 60.75), Klindt (2), Worral (1’), Smart (0).

11:23am

Heat 3: Pawlicki (3, 60.37secs), Batchelor (2), Janowski (1), Morris (0)

11:19am

Heat 2: Wright (3, 61.13 secs), Worrall (2), Smart (1), Greenwood (0). Another 4-2 for the Pirates, it's 8-4 to the hosts.

11:15am

Heat 1: Holder (3, 59.13secs) , Kildemand (2), Grajczonek (1), Klindt (0). Pirates takes a 4-2 lead

11:11am

Right then here we go

11:11am

The track staff have been asked to look out for a fuel cap after one of the riders lost it on the parade laps

11:06am

The two teams are doing a few laps before the racing gets underway

11:04am

Teams are now being introduced to the crowd

11:00am

The parade has started

10:59am

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10:48am

10:45am

It's a bright sunny day here on the south coast and the stadium is filling up nicely

10:42am

This morning's meet is set to get underway at 11am

10:42am

Hopefully I can bring you all the news from the South Coast, but please be gentle as this is my first time, although former Adver sports reporter Ned Payne is sat alongside who say he knows a little more about this than I do!

10:39am

The Pirates team this morning: Chris Holder, Josh Grajczonek, Pzemyslaw Pawlicki, Vaclav Milik, Maciej Janowski, Charles Wright.

10:38am

Charles Wright replaces the injured Kyle Newman this morning, while Stefan Nielsen will ride for the Pirates this evening in place of Wright.

10:37am

The Robins team this morning is: Peter Kildemand, Nicolai Klindt, Troy Batchelor, Simon Gustafsson, Nick Morris, Dan Greenwood, Steve Worrall.

10:36am

Steve Worrall will ride for the Robins this morning before heading to Scotland to race for Edinburgh Monarchs in the Premier League. He will be replaced this evening by Benji Compton.

10:35am

This double-header is also for the Elite Shield and the team with the highest aggregate score will claim the shield, while there are also vital Elite League points on offer at both meets.

10:34am

This is the first of two meets between the two teams today with the second leg at the Abbey Stadium this evening at 8pm.

10:34am

Good morning and welcome to Speedway Live as Swindon Robins take on Poole Pirates at the Poole Stadium.

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12:14pm Fri 18 Apr 14

archeroo says...

Any chance of actually winning a heat!! Even there 2nd strings are bearing out supposed big guns.
Any chance of actually winning a heat!! Even there 2nd strings are bearing out supposed big guns. archeroo
  • Score: 0

12:30pm Fri 18 Apr 14

archeroo says...

Wow, is Morris still in his onesie and sleeping bag?
Wow, is Morris still in his onesie and sleeping bag? archeroo
  • Score: 0

12:50pm Fri 18 Apr 14

archeroo says...

Have the rules changed again this year otherwise why wasn't one of our riders on a tactical in ht12?
Have the rules changed again this year otherwise why wasn't one of our riders on a tactical in ht12? archeroo
  • Score: 0

1:09pm Fri 18 Apr 14

morris 1 says...

Well I see I made the right choice by not travelling down to Poole this morning. Would have been asking Rosco for my petrol and admittance fee.
Watching Poole and Coventry on Monday I thought we had a good chance - how wrong was I. What excuses will be made for this disgrace - Morris if I were you, don't bother turning up tonight , stay in your wansie and go back to ed, not ha you bothered turning up this morning anyway.

I would be surprised if we pulled this one back this evening. Massive team talk need here Rosco
Well I see I made the right choice by not travelling down to Poole this morning. Would have been asking Rosco for my petrol and admittance fee. Watching Poole and Coventry on Monday I thought we had a good chance - how wrong was I. What excuses will be made for this disgrace - Morris if I were you, don't bother turning up tonight , stay in your wansie and go back to ed, not ha you bothered turning up this morning anyway. I would be surprised if we pulled this one back this evening. Massive team talk need here Rosco morris 1
  • Score: 0

1:15pm Fri 18 Apr 14

wickite says...

So a total thrashing - wonder how many fans that will turn away from tonights meeting? Funny because I'm sure a team at home, including Stevie Worral, last night would have seen a bumper crowd. Why is speedway seemingly run on such an amateur basis?
So a total thrashing - wonder how many fans that will turn away from tonights meeting? Funny because I'm sure a team at home, including Stevie Worral, last night would have seen a bumper crowd. Why is speedway seemingly run on such an amateur basis? wickite
  • Score: 3

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