and Highbridge speedway fans in for a treat tonight
and Highbridge speedway fans attending tonight's Somerset Rebels
home meeting (Wednesday) are advised to bring their autograph books,
as there will not be just one World champion in attendance but TWO!
resident club number one Jason Doyle looking to lead the Rebels
into action, his compatriot Mark Webber, the 2015 FIA World Endurance
Champion and multiple F1 GP winner, will also be on hand at the
Oaktree Arena undertaking promotional work for BT Sports.
and the TV crew will be shadowing Doyley throughout the day and
into the build-up for the Rebels SGB Premiership league fixture
against near neighbours Poole.
presence of Webber has left Oak Tree Arena owner Debbie Hancock,
promoter of the 'Cases' Rebels feeling just a little star-struck.
said: "When BT contacted me and asked if they could come along
to do some filming and promotional work for the British GP I had
no hesitation in agreeing, and when they told me that Mark Webber
would be amongst the crew, I confess I was a little bit overcome
think Mark is a tremendous ambassador for motor racing and he is
an absolute natural with his television work so to have him along
and be part of the day here is fabulous."
I understand it, Mark will not be here for the whole of the meeting
but we are hoping that he will be available to have a chat with
us ahead of the Poole match, which is the main focus of the night."
promises to be a world class day at the Oak Tree" added Hancock,
"and hopefully our fans will turn out to be part of it."
Pirates arrive finding themselves back on the bottom of the table,
after King's Lynn displaced them on Monday night, and the Dorset
outfit go into this crucial league match without the latest of their
signings, Nicolai Klindt, who is engaged in a Danish League fixture.
But with ex-Rebels Brady Kurtz, Josh Grajczonek and Richie Worrall
amongst their number there will be no lack of track knowledge for
offer up a seasonal debut to Claus Vissing and club debutant Nico
Covatti and are eager to maintain their unbeaten home record as
they continue to push towards sealing their place in the league-title