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  1. Yeah, absolutely. Kurtz possibly had mechanical issues though, as he went through the tapes, didn’t he? Sundstrom’s let himself down a bit though, he’s been here for eight meetings, so to make such a rookie mistake is silly.
  2. Nellie

    Poole 2018

    So you did, although he certainly didn’t hang around long. I thought his brother showed more promise here, but I suspect both are about 5 point riders in this country.
  3. Nellie

    Poole 2018

    He is a completely different rider. Literally. Michał Szczepaniak was at Coventry, his brother Mateusz was at Poole and Kings Lynn and is now back at Poole.
  4. You’ve got the wrong end of the stick; DC2 is a Swindon fan. He’s trying to have a dig at Poole (again, yawn), but in doing so has given Somerset one too.
  5. Nellie

    Poole 2018

    Not really a sensible comparison though as Zmarzlik only had an assessed average, whereas Woryna has an established one. Its entirely correct to reassess a rider who hasnt got an established average, for example Piotr Pawlicki when he went to Wolves. Don't the (last years) rules only allow a reassessment if a rider is out injured for a year, or missing from Britain for three years?
  6. Nellie

    Poole 2018

    Also http://speedwayupdates.proboards.com/thread/7424/poole-eastbourne-ela-19th-2010 against one of the strongest Poole line ups of recent years.
  7. Nellie

    Poole 2018

    Kurtz was signed as a third heat leader though and, despite spending the majority of the season riding at number one, still managed to increase his average. I'd say he was a spectacular success, let down largely by Kasprzak's lack of effort.
  8. Good grief, how often do you need this explaining
  9. Nellie

    Your 2017 Prem Winners.

    "Alternative facts"
  10. Nellie

    Poole 2017

    Speak for yourself SB, personally I'm quite fond of flange.
  11. Nellie

    King's Lynn Stars 2017

    You've claimed this a few times Sidney, but it's just not true. Holder had some horrible blips away from home last year, hence why: Kasprzak 2016 away average -7.71 Holder 2016 away average -7.54 Still, a great signing for KL and a very decent side. Excluding the play offs at Monmore, Holder was outstanding for the last few months of the season.
  12. Nellie

    Poole 2017

    Which of course has no impact at all on Kurtz, as he holds a dual nationality passport and so doesn't need a visa. Just because Swindon stuffed up, doesn't mean anyone else has.
  13. Nellie

    Swindon 2017

    It's always been a seven, as we are working with last year's Premier League averages. He has a Danish average of below six from last year so, according to the rules, is a category 2 rider, and therefore 7. It's 18.6.1/2 of last year's rulebook.
  14. Nellie

    Coventry 2017

    Bjerre should be around nine, King I think will be a point lower. It's difficult to assess without seeing all the line ups, but Coventry look a middle of the road team, with a chance of fourth place. Bates starting at reserve is a big plus, as he's far better than his five point average, however that only offsets having Garrity on such a high average. I'd have replaced Kerr and Sarjeant with a two pointer and a stronger rider like Kylmakorpi, but it's probably more financially prudent this way and it's good to see a club retaining a young, British core.

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