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(SPEEDWAY 1)MAREK Mroz has joined Birmingham after recovering from a broken coccyx.The Pole, known as 'The Iron Man' in his home country, rode for Newport and Mildenhall last season.Birmingham boss Graham Drury said: "Last season he became very homesick, particularly in the early stages of his time over here, but he got over that and he feels he is in for a good season for us."(SPEEDWAY 2)WOLVERHAMPTON duo Freddie Lindgren and Tai Woffinden are the latest big names to confirm their appearance in the Ben Fund Bonanza at Sheffield on March 29.The meeting will raise vital cash for the Speedway Riders Benevolent Fund in support of injured riders.Organiser Paul Ackroyd said: "The likes of Freddie and Tai love the wide open spaces of Sheffield, it should be some event for the fans."

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DAVID Norris has given a positive reaction following his return to the track in a recent practice session.The former Great Britain international will be back in the Elite League with Eastbourne this year after 18-months out.Norris said: "I felt great, better than expected. It was a bit of a weird feeling being out there, quite emotional to tell the truth."

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ADAM Allott has been named as the captain of King's Lynn's new National League outfit.Home matches will primarily be raced on Saturday evenings with the team named the Barracudas in tribute to Boston, who previously operated at the Norfolk Arena.Team boss Dale Allitt said: "Adam has got his hunger back to make the grade of a good Premier League rider, and this role will be perfect for him."


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