Loram misses out in Sydney

MARK Loram missed out on today's Australian speedway Grand Prix after undergoing surgery in Sydney.The Stowmarket-based Eastbourne rider has been suffering from the effects of a crash at the British Final a fortnight ago and has been losing a litre of blood every other day.

MARK Loram missed out on today's Australian speedway Grand Prix after undergoing surgery in Sydney.

The Stowmarket-based Eastbourne rider has been suffering from the effects of a crash at the British Final a fortnight ago and has been losing a litre of blood every other day.

The operation, to drain fluid, was a success.

Loram, currently in the top ten, is almost certain of his Grand Prix place next season.

Ipswich rider Scott Nicholls was in the field.

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