Monarchs to kick-start their season with Scottish Open

Edinburgh Monarchs will formally open the new Armadale speedway season on March 31 with the David Harrison Ford Scottish Open Championship.

Thursday, 26th January 2017, 6:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th January 2017, 6:45 pm
Sam Masters will defend his title

It marks a return to the calendar of the individual event which was last staged in 2014. Monarchs skipper Sam Masters will return to defend his title.

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Club chairman Alex Harkess said: ”We always try to fit in the Scottish Open to our fixture calendar every year but it has become difficult in recent years to organise a top-class field during the summer.

“We think there will be a greater rider availabilty at the start of the season to join the seven Monarchs in the line-up.”