Newcastle Diamonds have returned to Brough Park as they gear up for the first meeting of the new speedway season.
Redcar Bears travel to Tyneside on Sunday to take part in a challenge match in preparation for the 2012 Speedway Premier League.
Diamonds Team Manager George English is optimistic about his side's chances of silverware this coming season.
English said: "We have a strong group of riders now, and with the experience we have I hope this could be a season to remember."
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