Panthers teenager impresses in World Cup event

Robert Lambert scored seven points for Great Britain in a World Cup event at King's Lynn.
Robert Lambert scored seven points for Great Britain in a World Cup event at King's Lynn.
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Peterborough Panthers rider Robert Lambert impressed on his World Cup debut for Great Britain last night (June 8).

Lambert, who is just 17, recorded three second-place finishes and a third for seven points as GB finished second to Australia in the second event in the World Cup series at King’s Lynn.

GB qualified alongside third-placed USA for a race-off in Vojens, Denmark on Thursday (June 11). The final takes place at the same track on Saturday (June 13).

Scores:

AUSTRALIA 47: Jason Doyle 13, Nick Morris 12, Troy Batchelor 11, Chris Holder 11.

GREAT BRITAIN 43: Tai Woffinden 13, Chris Harris 13, Danny King 10, Robert Lambert 7.

USA 22: Greg Hancock 12, Ryan Fisher 15, Gino Manzares 4, Max Ruml 1.

LATVIA 9: Andzejs Lebedevs 5, Maksims Bogdanovs 3, Kasts Puodzuks 1, Jevgenijs Kotigovs 0.