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.

8:54pm

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

8:35pm

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.

8:29pm

Here we go then, riders on two minutes.

R:Iversen, B:Harris, W:Schlein, Y:Holder.

8:24pm

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.

8:21pm

Here we go with the semi final.

MJJ, Nicholls, Schlein, Harris.

 

8:09pm

Holder and Iversen straight through to the final

8:09pm

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.

8:08pm

Semi final involving Harris, Nicholls, Schlein and Jepsen Jensen.

8:07pm

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.

8:03pm

Heat 19: Holder, Korneliussen, Andersen, Jepsen Jensen. 67.09

Holder eventually dives around the former Robin to win.

7:58pm

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.

7:55pm

Danny King warned to stay still as heat 18 aborted, for once they are straight back round for the re-run

7:53pm

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.

7:43pm

7:19pm Sat 20 Oct 12

soren78 says

hoping kildermand is all ok

All seems fine, he rode in his next race

7:41pm

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).

7:39pm

Heat 16: Kylmakorpi, Korneliussen, Karlsson, King. 67.67

The Finn wins it from the gate

7:36pm

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.

7:32pm

Heat 14: Jepsen Jensen, Masters, Kildemand, Lindgren. 66.49

Easy for the young Dane, never in trouble.

7:28pm

Heat 13: Iversen, Fisher, Bridger, Andersen. 66.92.

Third win of the night for Iversen after a tough first bend. Andersen never in it.

7:16pm

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).

7:15pm

Heat 12: Iversen, Jepsen Jensen, Nicholls, Karlsson. 66.65

The Lynn man eases to the win, ahead of a fast-looking Jepsen Jensen.

7:09pm

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.

7:05pm

Red lights on after unsatisfactory start. Back on two minutes. Warning to Fisher to stay still

7:02pm

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

6:58pm

Heat 10: Andersen, Lindgren, Schlein, Kylmakorpi. 66.71

Andersen uses the wide line well to win ahead of Lindgren.

6:54pm

Heat Nine: Korneliussen, Harris, Bridger, Masters. 66.98

Former Robin Mads Korneliussen takes the win after getting the better of Harris.

6:50pm

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).

6:45pm

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.

6:41pm

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.

6:38pm

Heat Six: Nicholls, Fisher, Korneliussen, Lindgren. 65.74

Great racing betwen all four riders before Nicholls eventually pulls away.

6:33pm

Heat Five: Jepsen-Jensen, Schlein, King, Bridger. 65.71

Jepsen-Jensen wins with ease, but Schlein carves his way from last to second.

6:24pm

Heat Four: Jepsen-Jensen, Harris, Fisher, Kylmakorpi. 66.15

Jepsen-Jensen and Harris do battle for all four laps, but the Dane holds on.

6:19pm

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.

6:15pm

Heat Two: Iversen, Schlein, Kildemand, Korneliussen. 65.18

Iversen wins from the gate, but Robins man Kildemand chases Schlein all the way

6:10pm

Heat One: Holder, Bridger, Karlsson, Lindgren. 64.99

Holder swoops around everyone at the start to win from the tapes.

6:07pm

Almost time for heat one

6:03pm

Hearing Troy Batchelor is ill

6:02pm

Darryl Ritchings is the meeting reserve tonight

5:58pm

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.

5:58pm

Here come the riders on parade.

5:57pm

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.

5:51pm

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.

5:48pm

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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7:19pm Sat 20 Oct 12

soren78 says...

hoping kildermand is all ok
hoping kildermand is all ok soren78

8:54pm Sat 20 Oct 12

soren78 says...

whats happened to the final???????
whats happened to the final??????? soren78

8:56pm Sat 20 Oct 12

soren78 says...

well done holder........
well done holder........ soren78

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