Wightlink Islanders face Mildenhall Fen Tigers in the second leg of the National league KO Cup Semi-final.
Wightlink Islanders take on the might of the Sheffield/Scunthorpe combined side in tonight’s final home National league meeting at Smallbrook.
Wightlink Islanders meeting was curtailed on Thursday following a horror smash in heat 13 involving Islanders skipper Nick Simmons and Heathens new recruit Kyle Newman. Simmons in the form of his life said, “I’m ok all things considered”
Wightlink Islanders change their race night this week to tackle Dudley Heathens on Thursday with a 7.30pm start at Smallbrook. The original fixture was washed out in early July and now becomes the last but one National league fixture at Smallbrook this season.
Wightlink Islanders found the going tough early on last night at Smallbrook against Newport but mid meeting pulled out a slight advantage until the determined Hornets forced a last heat decider. The final result an exact mirror of the corresponding fixture in late July in south Wales saw a tight tussle for vital league points.
Wightlink Islanders return to Smallbrook following a heavy defeat at Sheffield and Blind stunt-fundraiser Colin McArthur will ride a motorcycle around the Isle of Wight’s speedway track for his latest challenge.
Wightlink Islanders Skipper Nick Simmons was in scintillating form going through the card unbeaten to record a 5 ride maximum with solid back up from back to form Danny Warwick.
Wightlink Islanders skipper Nick Simmons makes his first Bronze helmet defence tonight at Smallbrook against the visitors Adam Allott before the main National league fixture against the Buxton Hitmen gets underway at 7.30pm