Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Cook Coming to Boil ; Belle Vue Legend Chris Morton Says Young Rider Has Right Attributes to Become a Star [City Region Edition 3]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Cook Coming to Boil ; Belle Vue Legend Chris Morton Says Young Rider Has Right Attributes to Become a Star [City Region Edition 3]

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BELLE Vue legend Chris Morton has identified Craig Cook as the next big thing in British speedway.

The 25-year-old is set to be a reserve at the British Grand Prix in Cardiff on June 1 and could be joined by two Belle Vue Ace team- mates.

Slovenian Matej Zagar will run in the GP and Ales Drymal may come in as well, while the latter will definitely ride his home circuit in Prague this weekend.

"We've got some good young lads coming through," Morton said. "Craig Cook is a good young rider.

"He might get a run in Cardiff I don't know, but the experience of him being there is a good one anyway. Craig has commitment, skill and his riding awareness is quite important - he has to be aware of what's going on around him when he's racing.

"He's been scoring well and one of his targets was to do well in the British final this week, where he came fourth. …

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