Speedway: Team GB win season opener at Leicester
Alun Rossiter took charge of Team GB for the first time and led them to victory in the speedway season opener on Sunday.
Last Updated: 09/03/14 5:38pm
As part of the Ben Fund Bonanza - which is run by and for The Speedway Riders Benevolent Fund, GB took a 45-39 victory.
World champion Tai Woffinden led Team GB from number one and had a solid day with 10 points at Leicester's Beaumont Park, but the star of the show was Craig Cook - who top-scored with 11.
Chris Harris also contributed well with paid 9, whilst Danny King and Richard Lawson also managed heat wins.
The stand-out performer for the Rest of the World side was young Australian Nick Morris, he claimed three heats wins including the scalp of Woffinden.
Eastbourne pair Bjarne Pedersen (9+1) and Cameron Woodward (7) also scored well in what was a close run affair.
There was also an individual event which was was won by Cook, ahead of Josh Grajczonek and Danny King.