King’s Lynn Stebbings Car Superstore Young Stars heat leader Tom Stokes has been drawn at number 11 for the National League Riders Championship at Rye House on Saturday.
Stokes will be the Young Stars’ only rider in the National League’s showpiece event and will be against the league’s best riders with every club represented. The 21-year-old has been in good form for the Young Stars this season and goes into the competition hopeful of a podium finish.
Young Stars manager Dale Allitt said: “Tom has what it takes to score well in the meeting and we are delighted that he is representing the club in the National League’s showpiece event. We of course wish him well and hope he comes away with a good performance.”
National League Riders Championship draw: 1 Kyle Hughes (Rye House), 2 Liam Carr (Buxton), 3 Danny Halsey (Mildenhall), 4 Ben Morley (Kent), 5 Adam Ellis (Birmingham), 6 Lee Payne (Stoke), 7 Max Clegg (Cradley Heath), 8 Zach Wajknecht (Birmingham), 9 Connor Mountain (Mildenhall), 10 Darryl Ritchings (Coventry), 11 Tom Stokes (King’s Lynn), 12 Danny Ayres (Kent), 13 Robert Branford (Rye House), 14 Ryan Blacklock (Buxton), 15 Marc Owen (Eastbourne), 16 Jon Armstrong (Stoke). Reserves: 17 Alfie Bowtell (Rye House), 18 George Hunter (Rye House).