PETERBOROUGH THUNDERCATS compete in the Anglian Junior League.
The AJL, which has the full backing of the BSPA, will see teams from Ipswich, King’s Lynn, Lakeside, Mildenhall, Peterborough and Rye House doing battle during the season.
The matches will be raced over a six-heat, four-rider format, with the action following straight after full team meetings. The exception being Lakeside who will stage their matches before the main event starts.
ADAM KIRBY Adam is 17-years-old from Lincolnshire and was the 2010 British Under-15 runner-up. A regular second-half rider at both Mildenhall and Scunthorpe and is looking to prove himself ready for the National League after being overlooked in the past.
ADAM PORTWOOD Adam is 16 from March, Cambridgeshire and has in the past been a mascot for the Panthers. A proven rider in both Under-15 and Under-16 Championships having started out in grasstrack at the age of 6. He had a run-out in a few National League meetings last season and is now looking to show he is ready for a full time place.
BEN HOLLOWAY Ben is aged 24 from Leicester but this is only his third year on a speedway bike after two-years of grasstrack. He is looking forward to a full season of Anglian Junior League racing which will further assist his progression in the sport. He has looked very fast around his new home track at the East of England Showground.
JAMIE COLLINS Jamie is 19 from Swindon and has only been riding for three months having showed the club how much he has progressed already at the pre-season Press and Practice Day. Although new to speedway Jamie rode motocross for 11-years where he was All-British Champion in 2004 and National two-stroke 125cc Champion in 2011. He is determined to be a success in speedway.
TIM NOBES – To follow
CONOR DWYER Conor is 18 years old from Coventry and will ride primarily for the MK Knights in the Midland Development League but will also ride, when available, for the Thundercats in the AJL. Having regular rides in both the MDL and the AJL Conor is looking for a National League place before the end of the season.
NEIL “NIKKO” DAY (Team Manager) Neil "Nikko" Day has moved to Peterborough after working for eight-years with Mildenhall and also running Nikko Racing, which supports young British riders. Nikko is looking forward to the new challenge at the Thundercats.