WOLVERHAMPTON youngster Tai Woffinden is the new British Under-21 champion after a superb performance at Lakeside on Friday night.
Woffinden, currently on loan from the Monmore club to Premier League Rye House, topped the scorecharts at the end of the 20 qualifying heats with 14-points.
And he made no mistake in the final as he got the better of former team-mate Adam Roynon to lift the trophy and the prestigious title.
QUALIFYING SCORES: Tai Woffinden 14, Lewis Bridger 13, Adam Roynon 13, William Lawson 11, Ben Barker 11, Steve Boxall 10, Joe Haines 9, Jack Roberts 8, Josh Auty 8, Charles Wright 5, Lee Smart 5, Sean Stoddart 5, Daniel Halsey 3, Harland Cook 2, Lee Strudwick 1, Danny Betson 0 withdrawn after 3 rides. Reserves: Andrew Tully 2 from 1 ride and Kyle Hughes 0 from 1 ride.
Semi Final : 1. Ben Barker, 2. Adam Roynon, 3. William Lawson, 4. Steve Boxall (F)
FINAL : 1.Tai Woffinden, 2. Adam Roynon, 3. Ben Barker, 4. Lewis Bridger.
* WOLVES skipper Freddie Lindgren is joined by in-form colleague Niels Kristian Iversen in the opening Grand Prix of the 2008 season in Slovenia tonight.
Both will be back in the Black Country for Monday's Elite League clash with Peterborough, Iversen's former club, at Monmore on Monday.