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  • Rob Dyer

Warriors Try Again With The Island Masters (Round 2)

The second round of the Island Masters track racing series, originally rained-off in early August, is being restaged as the feature event this Thursday (2 September) at the Smallbrook Stadium in Ryde as the Wightlink Warriors very successful Summer Spectaculars continue.

The first round of the Island Masters produced some fascinating action with former Grasstrack Masters champion Andrew Appleton showing a clean pair of wheels to the competition as he raced to five classy wins out of five. He’s back hoping to carry on where he left off, however it won’t be easy for the Berkshire based racer as match co-ordinator Ben Ilsley has pulled off another coup by introducing multi-talented speedway stars Edward Kennett and James Wright to the meeting and they will be joined by last times’ A finalists Tony Atkin and Rob Fortune as well as Island regular Charley Powell plus home favourite Chad Wirtzfeld (pictured) in a tantalising array of experienced track talent.

The line-up in draw order is expected to be: Eric Pike, David Hollingsbee, Charley Powell, Chad Wirtzfeld, Rob Fortune, Edward Kennett, Nigel Coates, Tony Atkin, Andrew Appleton, James Wright, Barry Coates, Dean Cutler.