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  • Andy Hague

Meeting Report - Silver Ski Fours - Gladiators 44 : Warriors 27 : Kings 14 : Stars 09


Gladiators Dominant On Home Shale

Despite a spirited performance from the Warriors, the home side Gladiators put their track knowledge to good use as they powered to an almost faultless performance in round 2 of the Silver Ski Holidays Fours at Plymouth last night.

Led by David Wallinger and Richard Andrews who both completed the meeting unbeaten, and with Ben Wilson showing no signs of wear after his crash the night before on the Island, they managed to stay in scoring positions throughout and finished the evening dropping only 4 points in total.

The Warriors put up a great effort, again with all riders staying within scoring positions throughout avoiding last places. Ben Morley once again led by example with two wins and two second places, whilst young 15 year old guest Jordan Palin, Danno Verge and Connor King battled hard constantly.

It was a different story for both the Kings and Stars, as track conditions seemed to concern a number of their riders following incidents in heats 3 and 4. Heat 3 saw Luke Bowen lose control giving following rider Dan Gilkes little time to react, with the collision resulting in both riders withdrawing from the meeting, the former with a suspected wrist injury. After a short delay whilst meeting referee Wayne Jarvis conversed with riders and management of all four teams, it was decided to continue t