Championship title defender, Mikkel Michelsen took sixth place in the first round of TAURON Speedway Euro Championship 2020 in Toruń. The Dane scored 10 points, but as he said, his result was far behind his expectations.
Vaclav Milik took only the 12th place in the inaugural round of the Individual European Championships which was held in Toruń. The Czech representative scored six points.
Timo Lahti replaced Andzejs Lebedevs in the first round of TAURON Speedway Euro Championship 2020 which took place in Toruń. The Finland representative scored eight points which made him seventh.
On Saturday, 4th of July, the TAURON SEC 2020 series was inaugurated at Torun’s Motoarena. The audience gathered in this beautiful venue was counting on a good performance by Polish representatives. This time, none of the Poles stood on the podium, but certainly we can’t talk about the fail when it comes to the performances of riders in white and red colors.
Toruń has been waiting for a big speedway event for several months. Finally it happened tonight with an excellent inaugural round of the TAURON SEC 2020 series at the Motoarena. The front-runners were in top form and the fans got to see some great duels on the track.
Danish 28-year-old, Michael Jepsen Jensen is no stranger to the TAURON SEC – this will be his third year competing in the European Championships. He finished 5th in 2017 and 6th in 2019 and is hoping to better his performance this time.
All this year's final rounds of the Tauron Speedway Euro Championship will take place in Poland. So far, none of the riders competing in white and red colors, managed to achieve triumph in the final battle of the series. Will the fact that the finals will be hosted only in their country be a suitable motivation?
Robert Lambert had a match to remember on Friday scoring 13+1 and playing a pivot roll in Rybnik’s first win of the season at home to Gorzow. And his “super-sub” performance from the #8 position was not just good news for his club, but also good news for his chances at winning another SEC Round as he did in Güstrow, Germany in 2018. That is because in his three of his four heat wins for Rybnik, he beat TAURON SEC rivals, Vaclav Milik and Krzysztof Kasprzak who were paired together for the visitors.
Bydgoszcz will host the second round of TAURON Speedway Euro Championship 2020, which will take place on 8th of July. Ticket sales for this event just started.
The last summary of the remaining five riders which are to compete for the Individual European Championship title. First round of TAURON SEC 2020 will be held in Toruń on 4th of July.
Two-time Individual European Champion, Emil Sayfutdinov received a "wild card" for the second round of the TAURON Speedway Euro Championship 2020, which will take place on 8th of July in Bydgoszcz. Ticket sales for this event will start tomorrow.
This year’s Tauron Speedway Euro Championship series will take place exceptionally within one month and the venues will be stadiums only in Poland. The competition for the title of the best rider in Europe will return to one of them after two years break.