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Somerset Rebels

Essential info about Somerset Rebels

This page contains all you need to know about the Somerset-based speedway team and their home, the Oak Tree Arena.

Somerset Rebels
Address:Bristol Road
Highbridge
TA9 4HA
Telephone:01278 780993
Website:http://www.somerset-rebels.co.uk
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The revised lineup for the 2007 season is:

  1. Magnus Zetterstrom (10.46)
  2. Emil Kramer (7.08)
  3. Ritchie Hawkins (6.40)
  4. Stephan Katt (6.00)
  5. Simon Walker (3.77)
  6. Jordan Frampton (3.00)
  7. Danny Warwick (3.00)

1. Magnus Zetterstrom

Magnus Zetterstrom (Hywel Lloyd)
  • Nickname: Zorro
  • Date of birth: 9 December 1971
  • Place of birth: Eskilstuna, Sweden
  • Family: partner: Annelia Dyplin; children: Kevin and Sandra
  • Other sports: ice hockey - plays for Swedish team Farjestad
  • UK speedway debut: 11 September 1996 for Poole (v Reading)
  • 2007 starting average: 10.46

International speedway honours:

  • Sweden Under 21 (7)

Individual speedway honours:

  • 2006 Premier League Rider of the Year
  • 2006 Premier League Riders' Champion
  • 2005 Premier League Champions Chase Winner
  • 2002 European Champion
  • 2003 Third European Final
  • Swedish Finals (9) - fourth in 2005

Team speedway honours:

  • 2005 Premier League Fours Champions (Somerset)
  • 2004 Elite League Champions (Poole)
  • 2004 KO Cup Champions (Poole)
  • 2002 Craven Shield Winners (Poole)
  • 2003 British League Cup Winners (Poole)
  • 2003 Polish Division Three Champions (Tarnow)
  • 2001 Swedish Division Two Winners (Ornarna)
audio Profile: Magnus Zetterstrom >
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2. Emil Kramer

Emil Kramer (Hywel Lloyd)
  • Date of birth: 14 November 1979
  • Place of birth: Toreboda, Sweden
  • Other sports: none
  • UK speedway debut: 23 February 2002 for King's Lynn (v Wolverhampton)
  • 2007 starting average: 7.08

Individual speedway honours:

  • Swedish Finals (2)
  • Swedish Under 21 Finals (4) - runner-up in 2002

Team speedway honours:

  • 2004 Premier League Champion (Hull)
  • 2004 Premier Trophy Winner (Hull)
  • 2004 Premier League KO Cup Winner (Hull)
  • 2001 and 2004 Swedish Division Two Champion (Ornarna)

Other:

  • Emil was signed by Somerset in July 2006 as replacement for the injured Paul Fry.

3. Ritchie Hawkins

Ritchie Hawkins (Hywel Lloyd)
  • Nickname: Big Ritch
  • Date of birth: 9 November 1983
  • Place of birth: Peterborough
  • Family: single
  • Other sports: motocross
  • UK speedway debut: 8 October 2000 for Sheffield (v St Austell)
  • 2007 starting average: 6.40

International speedway honours:

  • Great Britain Under 21 Caps (4)
  • Young Britain Caps (6)

Individual speedway honours:

  • 2004 British Under 21 Champion

Team speedway honours:

  • 2005 Premier League Fours Champion (Somerset)
  • 2004 Conference League Champion (Mildenhall)
  • 2001 Conference League Champion (Sheffield)
  • 2000 Conference League Champion (Sheffield)
  • 2004 Conference League KO Cup Winners (Mildenhall)
  • 2004 Conference Trophy Champion (Mildenhall)

Other:

  • Ritchie was 1998 South Midlands & Northants 100cc Motocross Champion.
audio Profile: Ritchie Hawkins >
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4. Stephan Katt

Stephan Katt (Hywel Lloyd)
  • Nickname: The Catman
  • Date of birth: 15 September 1979
  • Place of birth: Kiel, Germany
  • Family: single
  • Other sports: grass track and motocross
  • 2007 starting average: 6.00

Other:

  • Stephan was named European grass track champion in 2006.

5. Simon Walker

Simon Walker (Hywel Lloyd)
  • Nickname: Psycho
  • Date of birth: 19 February 1980
  • Place of birth: Bristol
  • Family: single
  • Other sports: motocross (three times British schoolboy champion)
  • UK speedway debut: 16 July 2001 for Newport (v Sheffield)
  • 2007 starting average: 3.77

Speedway honours:

  • None to date

Other:

  • Simon was named as Boston's Rider of the Year in 2005.

6. Jordan Frampton

Jordan Frampton (Hywel Lloyd)
  • Nickname: none!
  • Date of birth: 8 March 1985
  • Place of birth: Poole, Dorset
  • Family: single
  • Other sports: none
  • UK speedway debut: 14 May 2004 for Swindon Sprockets (v Oxford)
  • 2007 starting average: 3.00

Speedway honours:

  • None to date

Other:

  • Jordan rode second-halves at Somerset in 2006 prior to being signed by Mildenhall to replace Barry Burchett at reserve.

7. Danny Warwick

Danny Warwick (Hywel Lloyd)
  • Nickname: Span
  • Date of birth: 21 November 1983
  • Place of birth: Poole, Dorset
  • Family: single
  • Other sports: motocross and snowboarding
  • UK speedway debut: 1 April 2002 for Newport Mavericks (v Carmarthen)
  • 2007 starting average: 3.00

Speedway honours:

  • None to date

Other:

  • Danny was a member of Poole's British League Cup-winning squad in 2003.
  • He was named Berwick's Rider of the Year for 2006.
  • He is an accomplished unicycle rider!
last updated: 21/05/07
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