Speedway: GB Lions head to Smallbrook

By Matt White

Published on Monday, February 13, 2017 - 11:00


Speedway: GB Lions head to Smallbrook

Wight Warriors race against GB under 23s in September last yar.

TOP speedway stars will take part in a three-day training camp at Smallbrook from tomorrow (Tuesday).

Great Britain's Young Lions under 23 squad will use the Ryde facility as a pre-season training camp, which will include on-track sessions, fitness and diet advice and media training.

Track sessions on Tuesday and Thursday will be open to the public and will run between 11am and 4pm.

Evening sessions start at around 6.30pm.

Wightlink Warriors co-promoter Barry Bishop said: "We are extremely proud to welcome the GB Young Lions to the Isle of Wight for their pre-season training camp.

"It will give Great Britain's finest the chance to prepare for the season in a controlled training environment that will offer the squad not only on-track time but also cardiovascular and nutrition advice, media and interview training, bike set up and other beneficial topics designed to support the riders' preparation.

"We are proud to say the event is free to the public to come and join in.

"All in all, this is another example of the Warriors showcasing the Isle of Wight to the speedway community and beyond and we are very proud of this."

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