Sittingbourne-based speedway team to be called Kent Kings
The Kent Kings will be based at Central Park.
The name for the new speedway team based at Central Park will be
confirmed on Thursday as the Kent Kings.
Team captain will be former Conference League champion David
Mason, who will bring experience to what is expected to be a young
rider line-up for the National League season which starts in May.
John Sampford moves from Rye House Rockets to be team manager.
Kings commercial manager Neil Day was unable to confirm details
ahead of Thursday morning's website launch at www.kentkings.co.uk
But he said: "We have been working hard at the stadium since
last November, working on the laying of the track and behind the
scenes to secure sponsorship.
"We are keen to work with local Kent companies and there are a
number of them that will feature on our website when we
The team badge will feature the Kent horse on a red background
with a white crown and Kings will race at Central Park on Monday
nights, with the first meeting scheduled for Bank Holiday Monday,
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