Sunday August 25, 2019
CLUB legend Sam Ermolenko is backing Wolverhampton to get it right on the night against reigning champions Poole on Monday (8pm).

Charismatic Californian Ermolenko takes charge of the side with Peter Adams unavailable in a Bank Holiday battle at Monmore which can keeps Parrys International Wolves’ play-off hopes alive.

He said: “Wolverhampton have got a good group of riders and I know they already respect me which is part of the battle.

“Hopefully my knowledge and expertise can help them earn a few more points but I have faith in those guys to get the win they need over Poole.

“I’ve been in the same position in the past and it’s something I’ve really enjoyed – so fingers crossed I can make the right decisions if I need to and play my part and I’ll be there to help the boys whenever they need me.”

Ermolenko is well aware of the importance of the meeting with a big crowd expected as always on Bank Holidays.

“There’s a lot riding on this meeting and there is a bit of pressure on the team to get a win,” Ermolenko said.

“Hopefully I can help the riders stay in control though, help them relax and we all know what they’re capable of at home

“The win at Belle Vue on Monday was just what the boys needed and they’ll be full of confidence for sure.

“Now it’s time to keep the ball rolling – but we know it won’t be easy.”

The club have again arranged added attractions for the kids and there will also be some 125cc youth racing.

WOLVERHAMPTON: Jacob Thorssell, Luke Becker, Rory Schlein, Nick Morris, Sam Masters, Kyle Howarth, Ryan Douglas.

POOLE: Jack Holder, Richie Worrall R/R, Nicolai Klindt, Josh Grajczonek, Brady Kurtz, Nico Covatti, Ricky Wells.

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