Speedway - Woffinden plans to give his all

Britain’s Tai Woffinden has promised to give his all after being handed a wildcard berth for this season's Speedway Grand Prix series.

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Britain's Tai Woffinden (2R) leads a race (AFP)

The Yorkshire-born rider will race his first Grand Prix since 2010 in the season-opening New Zealand SGP at Western Springs Stadium in Auckland on Saturday.

"I’ve always given 110 per cent – no matter what," Woffinden said. "If I know I’ve put in my best effort, my score is what it is.

“I’m not going to go in there and say ‘I’m going to score 10 today’ because I might only score five. I might say ‘I’m going to make the final’ and then only reach the semi. If you set yourself a goal and don’t reach it, it’s a little bit of a knock on your confidence.

“I’m always going to ride my best. I’ll ride my hardest and I won’t let anything slip. My score will be whatever it is.”

Woffinden was born in Scunthorpe but moved to Perth in Australia at an early age and he is looking forward to making his first trip across the Tasman Sea to New Zealand.

He said: “I’m excited to see the track and I’m excited to go to New Zealand. It’s one place I haven’t been to. We did a bit of work on New Zealand culture at school, so it will be cool to actually go and see it."

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