Panthers pair chase British title glory

Simon Lambert in action against Shefffield.

Simon Lambert in action against Shefffield.

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New Panthers capture Craig Cook launches another challenge for British title glory this weekend.

Cook, who took second spot in the British Final last season, rides in a semi-final at Glasgow on Sunday.

The top eight finishers will advance to the showpiece, which is being staged at the new National Speedway Stadium - Cook’s home track at Elite League level with Belle Vue - next month

His new Panthers team-mate, Simon Lambert, is also bidding to make the final. He competes in the other semi at Scunthorpe tomorrow night (Friday).

SEMI-FINAL LINE-UPS

SCUNTHORPE – Friday May 13: Chris Harris (Coventry), Josh Auty (Leicester/Scunthorpe), Carl Wilkinson (King’s Lynn/Scunthorpe), Simon Stead (Sheffield), Kyle Howarth (Wolverhampton/Sheffield), Josh Bates (Coventry/Sheffield), Jason Garrity (Coventry/Sheffield), Leigh Lanham (Rye House), Robert Lambert (King’s Lynn/Newcastle), Simon Lambert (Peterborough), Lewis Kerr (Lakeside/Ipswich), Robert Mear (Lakeside), Richard Hall (Sheffield), Stuart Robson (Rye House), Edward Kennett (Lakeside/Rye House), Ashley Morris (Scunthorpe/Cradley).

GLASGOW – Sunday May 15: Scott Nicholls (Belle Vue), Ben Barker (Coventry/Glasgow), Richard Lawson (Lakeside/Glasgow), Richie Worrall (Belle Vue/Glasgow), Steve Worrall (Belle Vue/Newcastle), James Sarjeant (Coventry/Ipswich), Charles Wright (Swindon/Somerset), Kyle Newman (Poole/Plymouth), Paul Starke (Leicester/Somerset), Craig Cook (Peterborough/Belle Vue), Adam Roynon (Workington), Max Clegg (Wolverhampton/Edinburgh/Cradley), Lewis Rose (King’s Lynn/Newcastle), Danny King (Coventry/Ipswich), Lewis Bridger (Lakeside), Stefan Nielsen (Swindon/Plymouth).

Reserves: Joe Jacobs (Belle Vue), Ben Morley (Rye House), Liam Carr (Berwick/Coventry).