April 11, 2011
Rebels to roar into action in memory of Emil Kramer
Highbridge-based Somerset Rebels will remember one of their
favourite sons, Emil Kramer, who was tragically killed in a road
accident in December 2009, when they stage the inaugural Emil
Kramer Memorial Meeting this Friday (April 15th).
Somewhat fittingly as the Rebels seek to honour one of their all
time greats, the club current sit proudly top of the Premier League
having won all four of their league matches so far this season,
two of which have been on their travels, at local rivals Newport
and title favourites Ipswich respectively.
"I would like to think that Emil is looking down on us with
some degree of satisfaction given the way the team have started
the season," Rebels promoter Debbie Hancock told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
was the consummate team man and we have seven riders here that
really want to work for the good of the team and that has showed
in our results to date."
"We have assembled a field that we think is worthy of Emils
name and have tried to combine rider who had a connection with
Emil together with some top Elite League riders and some of the
current Somerset septet," explained Hancock.
"It promises to be a great night of racing and I sincerely
hope that the fans turn up in good numbers as we seek to remember
one of Somersets all-time great riders."
The draw was made for the riding order following Somersets
home win over Ipswich last Friday as follows: 1) Ty Proctor, 2)
Cameron Woodward, 3) Emiliano Sanchez, 4) Sam Masters, 5) Ricky
Wells, 6) Christian Hefenbrock, 7) Dakota North, 8) Davey Watt,
9) Shane Parker, 10) Kevin Doolan, 11) Cory Gathercole, 12) Joonas
Klymakorpi, 13) Justin Sedgmen, 14) Travis McGowan, 15) Bjarne
Pedersen, 16) Darcy Ward.
Fans are asked to note that with the need to complete 22 heats
prior to our 10pm curfew time the rider parade will take place
at 7.20pm with tapes up on heat 1 at 7.30pm and that, additionally,
admission prices for this meeting will be increased by £1
across all categories on the standard and that season tickets
will not be valid for this meeting.
Prior to that, the Rebels have the matter of an away trip to Sheffield
on Thursday evening to contend with.