Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aces Clip the Robins' Wings ; SPEEDWAY

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aces Clip the Robins' Wings ; SPEEDWAY

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THE race for the Elite League Play Offs took one final twist last night after the Belle Vue Aces emphatically defeated the Swindon Robins 52-40 at the National Speedway Stadium.

A consolation point was all the visitors desperately sought from their trip to the north to secure fourth place in the table over Lakeside. But the Rentruck Aces were not in the mood to play ball.

A wave of deja-vu swept across the venue following Jason Doyle and Justin Sedgmen's first heat 5-1, before Belle Vue's reserve duo of Richie Worrall and Joe Jacobs neutralised their lead.

From that moment, the home guard never once surrendered their lead and team boss Mark Lemon was delighted at the attitude of his team towards what was essentially a 'no pressure' meeting. …

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