ELITE LEAGUE RIDERS' CHAMPIONSHIP
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- Holder claims Elite League Riders' Championship title
- Lewis Bridger (2-0-1-1-0) 4, Freddie Lindgren (0-0-2-0-1) 3, Chris Holder (3-3-3-0-3) 12, Peter Karlsson (1-0-0-1-3)5, Rory Schlein (2-2-1-3-2) 10, Mads Korneliussen (0-1-3-2-2) 8, Niels Kristian Iversen (3-0-3-3-3) 12, Peter Kildemand (1-2-FX-1-2) 6, Danny King (0-1-1-0-0) 2, Scott Nicholls (2-3-1-1-3) 10, Sam Masters (1-2-0-2-1) 6, Hans Andersen (3-1-3-0-1) 8, Michael Jepsen Jensen (3-3-2-3-0) 11, Ryan Fisher (1-2-2-2-0)7, Joonas Kylmakorpi (0-1-0-3-1) 5, Chris Harris (2-3-2-2-2) 11.
FINAL: Holder, Iversen, Harris 66.86
It's all about the world champion as he dominates the race from the gate to become the Elite League Riders champion for 2012
Schlein takes a hit to his ankle as he gates in the final. All four back after red lights on. Schlein hobbling back to the pits.
Here we go then, riders on two minutes.
R:Iversen, B:Harris, W:Schlein, Y:Holder.
SEMI-FINAL: Harris, Schlein, Jepsen Jensen, Nicholls. 67.05
Harris makes the start to progress, but Schlein superbly rounds Jepsen Jensen on turns three and four of lap one to make the final.
Here we go with the semi final.
MJJ, Nicholls, Schlein, Harris.
Holder and Iversen straight through to the final
FINAL STANDINGS AFTER 20 QUALIFYING HEATS
Lewis Bridger (2-0-1-1-0) 4, Freddie Lindgren (0-0-2-0-1) 3, Chris Holder (3-3-3-0-3) 12, Peter Karlsson (1-0-0-1-3)5, Rory Schlein (2-2-1-3-2) 10, Mads Korneliussen (0-1-3-2-2) 8, Niels Kristian Iversen (3-0-3-3-3) 12, Peter Kildemand (1-2-FX-1-2) 6, Danny King (0-1-1-0-0) 2, Scott Nicholls (2-3-1-1-3) 10, Sam Masters (1-2-0-2-1) 6, Hans Andersen (3-1-3-0-1) 8, Michael Jepsen Jensen (3-3-2-3-0) 11, Ryan Fisher (1-2-2-2-0)7, Joonas Kylmakorpi (0-1-0-3-1) 5, Chris Harris (2-3-2-2-2) 11.
Semi final involving Harris, Nicholls, Schlein and Jepsen Jensen.
Heat 20: Karlsson, Schlein, Sam Masters, Ryan Fisher. 67.74
Karlsson saves his best till last as he beats Schlein on his run to the line.
Heat 19: Holder, Korneliussen, Andersen, Jepsen Jensen. 67.09
Holder eventually dives around the former Robin to win.
Heat 18: Iversen, Harris, Lindgren, King. 66.93
Iversen takes the win, but Harris cuts back well to claim second by passing Lindgren and King.
Danny King warned to stay still as heat 18 aborted, for once they are straight back round for the re-run
Heat 17: Nicholls, Kildemand, Kylmakorpi, Bridger. 66.83
Nicholls wins ahead of Kildemand, in what appears to be Lewis Bridger's last ever speedway race.
7:19pm Sat 20 Oct 12
hoping kildermand is all ok
All seems fine, he rode in his next race
STANDINGS AFTER HEAT 16
Lewis Bridger (2-0-1-1), Freddie Lindgren (0-0-2-0), Chris Holder (3-3-3-0), Peter Karlsson (1-0-0-1), Rory Schlein (2-2-1-3), Mads Korneliussen (0-1-3-2), Niels Kristian Iversen (3-0-3-3), Peter Kildemand (1-2-FX-1), Danny King (0-1-1-0), Scott Nicholls (2-3-1-1), Sam Masters (1-2-0-2), Hans Andersen (3-1-3-0), Michael Jepsen Jensen (3-3-2-3), Ryan Fisher (1-2-2-2), Joonas Kylmakorpi (0-1-0-3), Chris Harris (2-3-2-2).
Heat 16: Kylmakorpi, Korneliussen, Karlsson, King. 67.67
The Finn wins it from the gate
Heat 15: Schlein, Harris, Nicholls, Holder. 66.49
Great start from Schlein who goes on to win, but Holder can't get the better of Nicholls for the point.
Heat 14: Jepsen Jensen, Masters, Kildemand, Lindgren. 66.49
Easy for the young Dane, never in trouble.
Heat 13: Iversen, Fisher, Bridger, Andersen. 66.92.
Third win of the night for Iversen after a tough first bend. Andersen never in it.
STANDINGS AFTER HEAT 12
Lewis Bridger (2-0-1), Freddie Lindgren (0-0-2), Chris Holder (3-3-3), Peter Karlsson (1-0-0), Rory Schlein (2-2-1), Mads Korneliussen (0-1-3), Niels Kristian Iversen (3-0-3), Peter Kildemand (1-2-FX), Danny King (0-1-1), Scott Nicholls (2-3-1), Sam Masters (1-2-0), Hans Andersen (3-1-3), Michael Jepsen Jensen (3-3-2), Ryan Fisher (1-2-2), Joonas Kylmakorpi (0-1-0), Chris Harris (2-3-2).
Heat 12: Iversen, Jepsen Jensen, Nicholls, Karlsson. 66.65
The Lynn man eases to the win, ahead of a fast-looking Jepsen Jensen.
Heat 11: Holder, Fisher, King, Kildemand FX.
Kildemand hits the fence as he chases down Holder, and after a second restart the Aussie takes the win.
Red lights on after unsatisfactory start. Back on two minutes. Warning to Fisher to stay still
Kildemand hits the fence hard as he chases down Holder, but he is back up and on his way back to the pits. Worrying moment for Robins fans
Heat 10: Andersen, Lindgren, Schlein, Kylmakorpi. 66.71
Andersen uses the wide line well to win ahead of Lindgren.
Heat Nine: Korneliussen, Harris, Bridger, Masters. 66.98
Former Robin Mads Korneliussen takes the win after getting the better of Harris.
SCORES AFTER EIGHT HEATS
Lewis Bridger (2-0), Freddie Lindgren (0-0), Chris Holder (3-3), Peter Karlsson (1-0), Rory Schlein (2-2), Mads Korneliussen (0-1), Niels Kristian Iversen (3-0), Peter Kildemand (1-2), Danny King (0-1), Scott Nicholls (2-3), Sam Masters (1-2), Hans Andersen (3-1), Michael Jepsen Jensen (3-3), Ryan Fisher (1-2), Joonas Kylmakorpi (0-1), Chris Harris (2-3).
Heat Eight: Harris, Kildemand, Andersen, Korneliussen. 66.55
Classy ride from Harris, but Kildemand gave chase well after getting the better of fellow Robin Andersen.
Heat Seven: Holder, Masters, Joonas Kylmakorpi, Niels Kristian Iversen. 66.14
World champion Holder wins with ease after passing fellow Pirate Holder coming out of turn two.
Heat Six: Nicholls, Fisher, Korneliussen, Lindgren. 65.74
Great racing betwen all four riders before Nicholls eventually pulls away.
Heat Five: Jepsen-Jensen, Schlein, King, Bridger. 65.71
Jepsen-Jensen wins with ease, but Schlein carves his way from last to second.
Heat Four: Jepsen-Jensen, Harris, Fisher, Kylmakorpi. 66.15
Jepsen-Jensen and Harris do battle for all four laps, but the Dane holds on.
Heat Three: Andersen, Nicholls, Masters, King. 66.02
The Robins captain wins after an electric start, but has to hold on under pressure from Nicholls on the line.
Heat Two: Iversen, Schlein, Kildemand, Korneliussen. 65.18
Iversen wins from the gate, but Robins man Kildemand chases Schlein all the way
Heat One: Holder, Bridger, Karlsson, Lindgren. 64.99
Holder swoops around everyone at the start to win from the tapes.
Almost time for heat one
Hearing Troy Batchelor is ill
Darryl Ritchings is the meeting reserve tonight
Who is everyone backing tonight? Get in touch on the comment section below or use #ELRC on twitter.
Myself, I am going for Niels Kristian Iversen.
Here come the riders on parade.
Decent looking crowd here at Blunsdon, it has to be said. Not as packed on the home straight as a Robins meeting, but fans all around the track.
But there is still a quality field on offer, headed by the likes of world champion Chris Holder, British champion Scott Nicholls and Chris Harris, Hans Andersen, Freddie Lindgren and Peter Karlsson who have all ridden in the Grand Prix series.
Welcome to Blunsdon for the Elite League Riders' Championship, where the best the league has to offer will battle it out on a dry evening in Wiltshire.
Stay here for live updates from the meeting, on what is sure to be an interesting evening.
As so often is the case at this meeting, there have been some late withdrawls.
Swindon rider Troy Batchelor is not in action and has been replaced by Ryan Fisher, while Poole man Darcy Ward has been replaced by Sam Masters.
Peter Kildemand is in for Krzysztof Buczkowski and Lewis Bridger is in for Simon Gustaffson.
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