King’s Lynn Stars’ Robert Lambert lands Polish deal
PUBLISHED: 15:02 11 January 2017 | UPDATED: 15:02 11 January 2017
King’s Lynn’s brilliant youngster Robert Lambert will be one of the busiest riders in the world next season – after landing a deal with Polish side Lublin.
Lambert tried to link up with a club in Poland last season, but his commitments with second tier British club Newcastle on Sundays ruled him out.
Now he’s got his wish and will ride for Lublin, who stage their home meetings on Saturdays.
“I decided to ride in Poland to improve myself,” he said.
“Last year I tried to find a club in Poland, but dates didn’t fit together as I was racing for Newcastle on Sundays.
“However, this year I found a club who is willing to cooperate with me and which is racing on Saturdays. I am really looking forward to finally race in Poland.”
Lambert is relishing the prospect of another season in Stars colours where he will link up with 2012 world champion Chris Holder.
He said: “It’s the fourth year in a row riding for King’s Lynn.
“I know the track and I really enjoy riding on there. I hope the team and me will be able to improve.”
Lambert will again link up with Newcastle and also has a squad place with Swedish club Masarna where he is hoping to earn selection for more meetings in 2017. They also include former world champion Tai Woffinden.
“Sweden is hard, the same as Poland – you need to ride good to get picked,” he said.
“They have a squad system and you are never sure if they let you race or not.
“That’s why I hope I will be able to ride more than last year and to improve myself – I will give everything to make this happen.”