Dream Team : Mark Drummond
Belle Vue Aces fan since being 5 years old. Didn't
get to see the likes of Craven, Collins, Morton or Mauger so this team is
based on riders I've seen whether it was riding for the Aces or
Picture by Ian Adam
Without doubt the best rider I've seen in recent years
wearing the Aces colours. A great team man and a guranteed points scorer
A legend. One of the
most loyal and commited riders the club has ever had. At his peak could
beat anybody around Kirky Lane. And did! You name them,he beat
Never rode for Belle Vue,but
would have loved to have had him. Amazing to watch, very dangerous when
coming from the back. Always a pleasure to watch.
Belle Vue's favourite son.The Screen Machine! Watched
him progress in the Colts team and work his way up to the main team. Like
Loram, was excellent at passing from the back. Never made a good start in
his life,didn't need to.
great captain. Very talented. Should have been a World
What a reserve to
have - ha ha. Quite possibly the most professional rider I've ever seen. In
my opinion,the greatest rider the sport has ever seen.
Really enjoyed his one season with the Aces. It's a
pity it wasn't more. Deserved more than one world title. At his peak, he
was almost unstoppable.
This article was first published on 2rd June 2011
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