Saturday afternoon racing has been taken off the agenda at Eastbourne Eagles.

But the Elite League club are still none the wiser as to how to bring in bigger crowds, especially on Grand Prix weekends.

They are hoping a switch at No. 8 might improve results and rekindle early season optimism.

Eagles balloted fans at Saturday's win over Peterborough to see whether they would support afternoon meetings at Arlington.

The idea was to run at 2.30pm on days when Grands Prix were being televised in the evening.

Supporters filled in questionnaires handed to them as they entered the stadium car park and the majority replied by saying they would go to afternoon meetings.

However, that majority was not big enough for promoters Bob Dugard and Martin Hagon to pursue the idea any further.

Dugard revealed the club would have needed close to unanimous backing from their existing support to go ahead with the idea.

So far this season Eagles have run a challenge match and a junior event on GP evenings but have lost large sums.

They have opted not to run against the Danish GP later this month.

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