Tigers enjoy cor-Kerr of a weekend

ICE-COOL Lewis Kerr gave Edinburgh the cold shoulder to help his side to a second Scottish derby win in three days.

The laid-back racer produced his best Glasgow performance so far, scoring 11 points, as the Tigers won 49-41 and extended their lead at the top of their Championship Shield group.

Claus Vissing also continued his rich vein of form, top-scoring with 12+1.

The win – which followed on from a victory at Armadale on Friday night – puts Glasgow on 11 points in the Borders section to further boost their chances of making the semi-finals.

Kerr, 28, said: “It all went right today. I was making good starts and was fast.

“I was disappointed to run a last in heat 15 but I had a bad gate pick – but I’m happy.

“I’ve had a good five days in a row on the bike now.”

The home team’s lead was rarely troubled as they charged into a 16-point lead by heat nine.

The visitors finished stronger, however, with two 5-1s in the final four heats – though that wasn’t enough to put them in contention for any spoils.

Glasgow team boss Cami Brown said he couldn’t have asked for a better weekend.

He said: “If you’d given me that at the start of the weekend I’d have bitten your hand off.

“The boys were fantastic. Today, Richie Worrall wasn’t at his best, and Chris Harris wasn’t at his best.

“But they worked with each other, trying to get things right with the bikes.

“Lewis came to the party and even young Jack Thomas got some points – I’m really pleased for him.”

The Tigers now have two meetings against Workington to complete their Shield fixtures, dates for which are still to be announced.

GLASGOW: Claus Vissing 12+1, Lewis Kerr 11, Chris Harris 8,Paul Starke 6, James Sarjeant 5, Richie Worrall 4+1, Jack Thomas 3+1.
EDINBURGH: Erik Riss 14+1, Mark Riss 10+1, Josh Pickering 8+1, Ricky Wells 7, Max Ruml 1, Matt Williamson 1, Joel Andersson R/R.

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