Adrian Flux Arena outfit open Premiership campaign at Peterborough Panthers
Peter Schroeck says “the season starts now” as King’s Lynn open their Premiership campaign away at Peterborough on Bank Holiday Monday (6.30pm).
The Poultec Stars come up against the Panthers for the first time since 2013, and they will be buoyed by back-to-back wins against Poole and Ipswich.
Panthers, meanwhile, will be looking to make it three straight victories on home shale with the East of England circuit receiving rave reviews after the track record was broken twice in recent weeks.
Stars’ boss Schroeck said: “I am really looking forward to Monday at Peterborough because it is a superb race track. There is no forgiving in the Premiership – it is going to be a tough year for everyone, but we just have to keep our heads together, be positive and we’ll be fine.
“My aim is go there and that is where our season starts because that’s the league matches and that what we have got to win.
“With riders like Robert (Lambert) and Ty (Proctor), they all know their way around there and don’t forget we have a long track world champion in Erik Riss and he will love it there too, giving his all.
“It is important to win at home but it shows what we can do away. We went to Poole and we won - that is what I want to do. If we can pick up a few wins and really make a statement then I know we are doing a good job.”
Peterborough Panthers: Rohan Tungate, Lasse Bjerre, Bradley Wilson-Dean, Charles Wright, Hans Andersen, Aaron Summers, Ben Barker.
King's Lynn Stars: Robert Lambert, Erik Riss, Thomas Jorgensen, Lewis Kerr, Ty Proctor, Michael Palm Toft, Kasper Andersen.