Speedway open day

Speedway fans are expected to flock to west Cumbria as the Workington Comets host their open day

Workington Comets open day

Open day Credit: ITV Border

Hundreds of speedway fans are expected at Derwent Park today as Workington Comets host their open day.

Fans can meet the team and management and watch them complete some practice laps.

Derwent Park Credit: ITV Border

The season starts on Thursday with an away game to Sheffield before a home game against Redcar on Saturday. The VIP guest at that first home match has ben confirmed as Boyzone's Shane Lynch.

Workington Comets start their season on Saturday Credit: ITV Border