Sports set to broadcast speedway live from Oaktree Arena
Sports will be returning to Highbridge's Oaktree Arena next month
when a top fixture is broadcast live to millions of TV viewers.
Somerset Rebels will be featured live on TV on Tuesday 11th August
with the cameras coming for the top of the table clash against
Oaktree Arena has featured prominently whenever Sky Sports has
covered Premier League racing, this being the seventh year in
succession that their cameras have been to the track.
the Premier League season reaching its business end,
both Somerset and Edinburgh are currently looking for a top two
finish in the league table with which to enter the Championship-deciding
sides finished first and second at the end of the regular season,
receiving byes directly through to the semi-final round of those
match itself has all the hallmarks of being another classic, as
was the case back in 2013 when the two sides played out an epic
encounter in front of the Sky Sports cameras.
last two seasons have also seen the two sides go head-to-head
in the Premier League Championship Grand Final, with Somerset
winning in 2013 to claim their first ever League title, but lose
by a single race-point to the Monarchs in last years thrilling
are honoured to have been selected once again for a live broadcast
by the Sky cameras and they couldnt have picked a better
meeting than the visit of Edinburgh to the Oaktree Arena,"
Somerset Promoter Debbie Hancock told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
does mean, however, that the match which was originally scheduled
for Wednesday 19th August will be brought forward to Tuesday 11th
are looking into reducing our standard admission prices for the
night as we want to pack out the Oaktree Arena for the cameras,
and will be making an announcement on this shortly."