Atkin returns to Loomer Road

Veteran Stoke Potters rider Tony Atkin will return to Loomer Road for the 2018 season.

He has agreed terms to return for a third successive campaign.

Atkin comes into the Potters line-up on a 6.95 average.

Potters promoter Dave Tattum said: “Tony is very popular with supporters and enjoys it here at Stoke and we are delighted to have him in the side for next season.

"Tony is invaluable within the pits as well as on track and leads from the front and is a real team player who also keeps calm under pressure and that is brilliant for the younger lads when things aren’t quite going your way. Tony is a consistent scorer both home and away and his experience will be invaluable.”

Rob Shuttleworth, Adam Extance, Luke Chessell and Joe Alcock have already signed up leaving the Potters with just two places remaining to fill.

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