World speedway champ and TV stars visit Highbridge track
speedway champion Jason Doyle joined BT Sport TV presenters Kelvin
Tatum and Nigel Pearson for a special evening at Highbridge's
Oaktree Arena on Thursday evening (February 1st).
a favourite with Rebels fans after his previous spells with the
club, is making a sensational return to the Highbridge-based Somerset
Rebels this season, as reported by Burnham-On-Sea.com here.
world champ met some of 250 fans at the event and happily signed
autographs during the evening.
BT Sports' Kelvin Tatum and Nigel Pearson returned to the home of
the Somerset Rebels for a fourth year with their stage tour, discussing
all aspects of the sport and recounting many amusing anecdotes just
weeks before the new speedway season begins.
Cases Rebels are set to compete in the Premiership this season
and that means the BT Sport cameras will be back several times at
The Oaktree, promoting the Burnham area.
Rebels promoter Debbie Hancock told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It
was great to see Kelvin and Nigel back at the Oaktree - they are
all always great fun and very entertaining - and it was really special
to have our new signing, Jason Doyle, there to meet the fans. We
have high hopes for a great season!"
and Highbridge Mayor Bill Hancock added: "It was a super evening
and we thank Kelvin, Nigel, Jason and everyone who came along for
their wonderful support."
Pictured: BT Sport presenters Kelvin Tatum and Nigel Pearson
with The Oaktree's Debbie, Bill and Francis Hancock and Somerset
Rebels rider Jason Doyle