Stars will bid for another roll over

King's Lynn team boss Rob Lyon plans to keep the Premier League show rolling against Redcar tonight at the Norfolk Arena. (7.45pm)Lynn crashed through the 60-point barrier for the first time since April in a 64-29 demolition job on Sheffield at Saddlebow last time out.

King's Lynn team boss Rob Lyon plans to keep the Premier League show rolling against Redcar tonight at the Norfolk Arena. (7.45pm)

Lynn crashed through the 60-point barrier for the first time since April in a 64-29 demolition job on Sheffield at Saddlebow last time out.

Lyon is backing the table toppers to turn on the power again after an emphatic KO Cup quarter final home win over the Bears in June.

“The confidence is back up there,” he said. “We've had a couple of nice home wins. It was just a matter of getting some continuity at home and decent weather to give us a chance to show our early season form.

“I think Redcar will give us a tighter meeting this time around than the cup tie. Mathieu Tresarrieu was only coming back from injury and looked a bit rusty. I'm sure he will be back to full fitness now and ready to score some good points, like he has done previously around the Norfolk Arena. Josh Auty wasn't available as well and with the likes of James Grieves they have some decent riders.

“I do expect a good meeting, but we are on top form and will be going out to win every race with maximum points.”

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Tresarrieu became the first Frenchman to finish in the top three at the recent World Longtrack championships.

Bears' American import Chris Kerr is also fresh from a World Team Cup outing in Monday's event at Brandon won by Great Britain.

Lynn track Benji Compton at reserve in his first appearance since agreeing a season long move following a paid six guest return against the Tigers.

“We were impressed by him in that meeting,” said Lyon. “Obviously he had a point to prove against his old team mates, but he showed a lot of character to come from the back on a couple of occasions.

“We just feel he has potential to score points away from home in what has become a bit of jinx position for us this season. Fingers crossed, it will be third time lucky.

“I think we're due a bit of luck with injuries because we've coped quite well with one or two good guest bookings. Hopefully we can keep a settled team now and set about retaining our trophies.

“The way we built the team this year means scoring points from reserve is crucial. It's important for those guys to chip in.”

Parade 7.30pm, first race 7.45pm.

Stars: 1 Tomas Topinka, 2 Chris Mills, 3 Daniel Nermark, 4 Trevor Harding, 5 Paul Lee, 6 James Brundle, 7 Benji Compton.

Bears: 1 Gary Havelock, 2 Josh Auty, 3 James Grieves, 4 Chris Kerr, 5 Mathieu Tresarrieu, 6 Arlo Bugeja, 7 tbc.