Newport (dig it landscapes ) Cycle speedway team defeated Eastbourne team Hellingly Lions in a South and South Wales division 1 meeting at Newports sports village by a convincing 99 79 scoreline.
The home team fell fowl of the match referee twice in the first 5 heats, but the team then got into there stride with impressive wins from Jack Harrold and 2 consecutive wins for current British under 19s and Welsh open champion Mark Carmichael to lead at half time by 8 points.
Newports manager gave some valuble first team experience to Simon Bendon, Joe Lewis and Ryan Evans all impressed with Lewis winning the sponsors man of the match award for his 2 wins and 2 second places.
The sussex outfit tried hard but were no match for Newport who remain in second spot in division 1.
Jach Harrold 18 + 1 Oli Sidwick 12 + 2 Nicky Evans 14 Chris Davies 10 + 1 Simon Bendon 6 + 1 Ryan Evans 13 + 2 Joe Lewis 12 +1 Mark Carmichael 14 + 2.
Newports division 2 team recorded a fine 97 45 win with Dean Bonnici Jacob Soper and Kevin Greaves all scoring 4 ride maximums, young Lee Bonnici also impressed along with welsh ladies champion Rebecca Davies.
The Next racing at the Newports sports village is on sat 26th may when the Newport club stage the British under 16s club championships sponsored by hereford window cleaning services tapes up at 1pm.
Many thanks Colin Simmons Sec Newport CSC.