Prix star Mark Webber visits Highbridge speedway track
and Highbridge speedway fans attending Wednesday's Somerset Rebels
home meeting got to meet two World champions.
resident club number one Jason Doyle leading the Rebels into action,
his compatriot Mark Webber, the 2015 FIA World Endurance Champion
and multiple F1 GP winner, was also on hand at the Oaktree Arena
undertaking promotional work for BT Sport.
and the TV crew shadowed Doyle throughout the day and into the build-up
for the Rebels SGB Premiership league fixture against Poole.
Tree Arena owner Debbie Hancock, promoter of the 'Cases' Rebels,
said: "When BT contacted me and asked if they could come along
to do some filming and promotional work for the British GP I had
no hesitation in agreeing, and when they told me that Mark Webber
would be amongst the crew, I confess I was a little bit overcome
think Mark is a tremendous ambassador for motor racing and he is
an absolute natural with his television work so to have him along
and be part of the day here was fabulous."
Rebels won Wednesday's match 48-42 against The Pirates after a thrilling
night of action which earned Somerset three league points to Poole's
Top, Mark Webber with Oaktree owners Bill and Frances Hancock; centre
- Mark Webber with Jason Doyle (photos David Whatley)