Format Of 16 Lapper Explained...
For anyone who has never been to the 16 Lap Classic here is a summary of what to expect.
12 riders compete in 12 qualifyimg heats. The top 8 riders then progress through to the final while the other 4 take part in a six lap Consolation Final. In the 16 Lap Final itself the top 4 riders start from the back grid and the other 4 from the front grid. Gate positions on both grids are chosen in order of points scored.
Winner of final scores 14 points, 2nd scores 12 point, 3rd scores 10 points, 4th scores 8 points, 5th scores 6 points, 6th scores 4 points, 7th scores 2 pointsand 8th scores 0 points. Riders who start on back grid also receive 2 bonus points.
Points scored in the final are added to the points scored in qualifying heats to determine overall meeting winner.
Full supplementary regulations can be found in the meeting programme.
16 Lapper Lineup Announced
Ipswich Speedway brings the curtain down on their 2015 season this Thursday (24th September) with their traditional finale, the 16 Lap Classic. All seven Witches riders will take part and Alex Davies, Paco Castagna, Carl Wilkinson, Kevin Doolan & Scott Nicholls will join them.