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(SPEEDWAY 1)KING'S Lynn co-promoter Jonathan Chapman insists his side are up for the challenge of facing league champions Edinburgh in the Premier League Play-off Final.The first leg takes place at the Norfolk Arena on Wednesday with the return in Scotland on Friday.Said Chapman: "Both Edinburgh and ourselves are up for the challenge of racing for a place in the Elite League, we should have two good meetings."(SPEEDWAY 2)RIVAL promoters Mick Bratley of Peterborough and Wolverhampton's Chris Van Straaten have opened a war of words ahead of Tuesday's relegation race-off at Monmore Green.Bratley said: "I see Chris and his riders are getting together for a meal on Monday night - I reckon it could be like the last supper for them!"Van Straaten, meanwhile, said: "Mick can say what he likes, it's all about the riders on the track."(FIXTURES)MONDAY OCTOBER 13:ELITE LEAGUE GRAND FINAL 2nd leg: Poole v Lakeside 7.30

TUESDAY OCTOBER 14:ELITE LEAGUE RELEGATION PLAY-OFF: Wolverhampton v Peterborough 7.30 YOUNGSHIELD: Isle of Wight v Berwick 7.30 CONFERENCE LEAGUE PLAY-OFF SEMI-FINAL:Boston v Redcar 7 .30WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 15:PREMIER LEAGUE PLAY-OFF FINAL: King's Lynn v Edinburgh 7.30 MIDLAND SHIELD:Birmingham v Wolverhampton 7.45


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