Bikes: SPEEDWAY news

(SPEEDWAY 1)PETERBOROUGH No.1 Kenneth Bjerre has been given good news from a check-up on the leg he broke last season.Bjerre had an operation early in the winter and the replacement of metalwork has had a positive effect on the healing process.Panthers promoter Mick Bratley said: "I think this has been more of a concern to Kenneth than he had been letting on. It's great news for all concerned."(SPEEDWAY 2)WORKINGTON have named Kevin Doolan as their new captain as the Australian star joins the club from King's Lynn.The Comets, well-fancied for success this year, have five new riders with previous skipper Kauko Nieminen now at Lakeside.Manager Ian Thomas said: "I think Kevin will do an excellent job and I can't stress enough how much importance is attached to the choice of captain in speedway."