Phil Morris secures meeting sponsor


WEST Midlands based Specialist industrial and commercial roofing company BRC have agreed to be the official meeting sponsor of the Phil Morris Farewell Meeting The event will be taking place at Birmingham Speedway’s Perry Barr Stadium on Thursday September 1 (7.30pm).BRC Roofing have been associated with the Brummies for several seasons and Director Kevin Taylor was impressed with Welshman Morris' commitment and attitude during his spell at the club in 2007 and 2008.

Kevin said: "Phil demonstrated what a great a team man he was when he rode for Birmingham. We are delighted to support his event.”Morris is very grateful for the backing of his big night. He said: "I really appreciate BRC sponsoring the meeting. Everything is shaping up nicely now and this puts the icing on the cake.”

The meeting which will now be known as the ‘BRC Industrial Roofing Phil Morris Farewell’, will feature a number of the world’s leading riders, including Jason Crump, Chris Harris and Tai Woffinden, plus stars from the British Under-16 Championship.Morris has also revealed there will be a Young Lions challenge between pairings from Birmingham and Stoke.  The Brummies will be represented by Jack Hargreaves and Ben Taylor, whilst Tim Webster and Jamie Pickard will be donning the Potters race-jackets in a two heat clash.

Morris added: "All four guys are improving all the time and I've got to know them well over the past year. If they stay dedicated and work hard all four have bright futures in the sport.”More information on BRC Roofing can be found at: COACH DETAILS CONFIRMED DETAILS have been confirmed for the coach travelling up from Reading for Phil Morris’ Farewell meeting at Birmingham on Thursday September 1.The coach which has been kindly provided by Ivan Shears of Chalfont Coaches is now fully-booked and will depart from Reading FC’s Madejski Stadium car-park at 3.30pm.Paul Hunsdon from the organising committee has confirmed that Madejski Stadium Manager Ray Booth has given permission for fans to park at the stadium and for the coach to pick up and drop off from the main car park close to the stadium's Megastore.   Hunsdon said: "I would like to thank Ray for his permission as the Madejski is an ideal location with it being so close to the old Speedway stadium site.”

The coach will depart at 3.30pm prompt and supporters will be issued with their admission tickets on the coach. They will also be given a souvenir programme of the event upon arrival at Birmingham’s Perry Barr Stadium. Hunsdon has urged any fans who have booked and are now unable to make the event to let him know as soon as possible as he does have a reserve list of people who would like to go.A reminder to fans booked that all inclusive prices are £20 for Adults, £15 for Concessions and £10 for Children.