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(SPEEDWAY 1)SCOTT Nicholls will wait until the nominations for Grand Prix places are announced before deciding on his British plans for next season.Nicholls, fresh from helping Eastbourne to Knockout Cup glory, is hoping to win one of four picks for the series after narrowly missing out on automatic qualification.He said: "I'm desperate to be in the Grand Prix again and then I'll take a look at my league racing schedule."(SPEEDWAY 2)ISLE of Wight chief Dave Pavitt admits the club have some idea of the riders they want next season.But Pavitt, one of the sport's most experienced bosses, is also waiting for key decisions to be made at the sport's AGM next month.He said: "It's really too early to put firm plans in place for next season because of the AGM but we have been throwing ideas around about the team."(FIXTURES)FRIDAY OCTOBER 31:SCOTTISH CUP: Edinburgh v Glasgow 7.30HALLOWEEN TROPHY: Scunthorpe 7.30HALLOWEEN HANDICAP: Weymouth 7.30