Harris looking to bomb on

CHRIS Harris is hoping his victory in last week's British Final will be the springboard to a successful run for the remainder of the season.Harris reclaimed the crown he previously won at Wolverhampton in 2007 with success at Poole in a meeting which saw many of the country's young guns also come to the fore.

CHRIS Harris is hoping his victory in last week's British Final will be the springboard to a successful run for the remainder of the season.

Harris reclaimed the crown he previously won at Wolverhampton in 2007 with success at Poole in a meeting which saw many of the country's young guns also come to the fore.

Edward Kennett's performance in finishing second was enough to see him take the Wild Card for next month's British Grand Prix at Cardiff, an event which will also include Harris and Scott Nicholls.

Harris had endured a disappointing meeting at Lakeside two nights before the final, but his confidence from taking the national title was on show at Coventry in his next meeting for the Bees as he smashed the Brandon track record and scored a paid maximum against Eastbourne.

He said: “Obviously I've not been at my best so far this season, and people have been saying that maybe I'm not good enough to be with the big boys.

“But I proved I could win that meeting. It was a tough final and I managed to save the best for last.

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“I made a good start and knew I had to clamp the others. I rode my race, didn't go too wide and I'm delighted.”

Harris has further opportunities for success in Super7even events this season, as he will be hoping to defend the Elite League Pairs with Coventry at Eastbourne, whilst the Elite League Riders' Championship takes place on his home track.

The first two Super7even meetings of 2009 have provided a terrific level of entertainment, and this is expected to continue in the Premier League Pairs at Somerset on June 26.