Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aces Make a Splash with Dramatic Comeback to Beat Poole

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aces Make a Splash with Dramatic Comeback to Beat Poole

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BELLE Vue produced an epic 48-42 comeback win over Poole.

The Volvo Cars Pirates were having it all their own way in the opening heats, leading by six points after the first two races and maintaining a fourpoint advantage up to the half-way stage.

But the efforts of Jason Garrity and Damian Drózdz in Heat 8 were enough to draw the scores level and provided the catalyst for a Rentruck Aces recovery.

Craig Cook, Rohan Tungate and Max Fricke provided the bulk of the Belle Vue heat winners, with Cook top-scoring with 11+1, Tungate bringing in 9+1 and Max Fricke adding 8. Though slightly disappointed at being overlooked for Heat 15, Tungate was nonetheless satisfied with a Belle Vue win, saying: "Poole were a pretty solid side and made us work hard for this one.

"It was touch and go initially. A few of our boys were struggling with set-ups and the track was catching them out in places, so getting them up to speed was absolutely crucial to our success. …

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