TV speedway duo set to appear at Highbridge's Oaktree Arena
Tatum is set to return to Highbridge's Oaktree Arena alongside Sky
TV colleague Nigel Pearson this month.
The Sky Sports duo will be back for a third successive year on Tuesday
February 7th with their stage tour where theyll be discussing
all aspects of the sport just a month before the new season.
Tatum and Pearson have formed a successful TV partnership, both
for domestic coverage and the World Championship, which sees them
travelling throughout Europe in the summer.
says they will be back by popular demand following his visit for
the end of season awards night shortly after the Cases Rebels secured
the Premier League title.
"I had a smashing night there as guest host of their end of
season presentation night," said Tatum. "I was told Nigel
and I simply had to go back and it means Somerset becomes the only
venue where we have been in all three years of the tour."
"We always enjoy plenty of banter with the Somerset crowd and
the Hancock family are very welcoming. Were pleased to be
Pearson, meanwhile, is delighted to see the club promoted to the
rebranded SGB Premiership and that means the Sky Sports cameras
will be back at the Oaktree.
"Weve done meetings at Somerset before and I dont
think weve ever had a bad one," he said. "The stadium
always looks good and the shape of the track means great racing
"Like Kelvin, Im looking forward to our night there as
part of the tour, we werent sure about going back for a third
year but when Kelvin told me about the welcome he had there last
month then we just decided to go for it. Were looking forward
to seeing everyone again."
Tickets are £8 in advance from sportstalkevents.co.uk/bookingoffice
or £10 on the door if any places remain. Alternatively they
are available from the Oaktree clubhouse.
Sky presenters Kelvin Tatum and Nigel Pearson with The Oaktree's
Debbie and Bill Hancock holding a Somerset Rebels rider's jacket