SPEEDWAY news & fixture

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SWINDON boss Alun Rossiter has joined the race for the Great Britain job.Rossiter is keen to take over from Jim Lynch and feels he can get the bestfrom the squad.He said: "We're not up to challenging for the World Cup itself but we havethe riders to give us a great future. I'd like to work with them."

(SPEEDWAY 2)

POOLE manager Neil Middleditch has picked out 2008 Pirate Adam Skornicki asthe man to beat in Sunday's New Year Classic at Wimborne Road.Middleditch also expects a strong challenge from several of the risingBritish stars included in the line-up for the winter meeting.He said: "Adam showed a good deal of talent while riding for us, and he ismore than capable of winning this title."

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SUNDAY JANUARY 4 NEW YEAR CLASSIC: Poole 3pm