A STRING of current and former Poole Speedway stars have agreed to attend the club's 70th anniversary gala dinner on Saturday, March 24.

Hans Andersen, Mark Loram, Gary Havelock, Pete Smith, Steve Schofield, Bruce Cribb and Brian Crutcher are set to appear at Cherries' Vitality Stadium headquarters.

Also booked in is James Shanes, who recently rubber-stamped his return to Poole for the upcoming SGB Premiership campaign.

Susan Fossengen, wife of late Pirates rider Odd, and her three daughters are set to fly in from Norway for the glittering event.

Among those previously confirmed were Chris Holder, Tony Rickardsson, Alun Rossiter, Magnus Zetterstrom and Lars Gunnestad.

To book your place, email information@poolepirates.co or call 01202 681145.