Speedway World has been waiting for it for years and finally it has become a fact – in September 2018 speedway is coming back to Stadion Śląski in Chorzów (Poland) thanks to two big-time events: Speedway Euro Championship and National Polish Team’s match.
Andzejs Lebedevs didn’t win in any Speedway Euro Championship round this year. Despite that, his good, equal form led him to final in every competition and allowed him to win the European championship.
Good beginning gave him a chance to chase the leader Andzejs Lebedevs. Unfortunately for him, he didn’t read the surface changes as good as his rival. That didn’t allow him to take the gold. At the same time, Russian closed the gap between him and Vaclav Milik and finally overtook Czech in general classification
This year's SEC was the first one for Andrey Kudriashov, in which he performed in all of the four rounds. Bronze medalist of Speedway World Cup is satisfied with results he achieved.
Krzysztof Kasprzak became the winner of Speedway Euro Championship Final Round, which was taken in Lublin. However, "KK" didn't manage to defend bronze medal, which he reached for, one year back. This time, he was 4th.
Before last Speedway Euro Championship, Vaclav Milik was the biggest favourite to take the title. Czech finished competition in Lublin finished 6th. It resulted in him losing 2nd position in general classification. At the same time, he took bronze.
Krzysztof Kasprzak won the final round of SEC, which took place in Lublin. Andrzejs Lebedevs became the new Individual European Champion. Silver was taken by Artem Laguta, and the bronze medal went to Vaclav Milik. Andreas Jonsson and Krzysztof Kasprzak earned the right to stay in the cycle.
On 14th of October, at the MOSiR Bystrzyca Stadium in Lublin, final round of Speedway Euro Championship will be taken. Next to sport emotions, a special fan zone, next to Aqua Lublin, will be waiting for all the fans and it looks really impressive.
On October 14th, last Speedway Euro Championship round will take place in Lublin. Situation in general classification is more than interesting. Who will take the medals? We asked journalists being a part of speedway family about their predictions. Their biggest favourite is Vaclav Milik.
Thousands of kilometers, 780 laps, 195 heats, 177 days, 9 rounds in 9 countries - that's what you need to meet the best European rider of 2017. On 14th of October, around 10 PM, we will get the answer who will become the Euro speedway king.
Before the final round of Speedway Euro Championship, which will be taken on 14th of October in Lublin, Andreas Jonsson and Artem Laguta are both ranked in 3rd position in the overall classification. Swede and Russian are currently 6 points down from Andzejs Lebedevs (1st), which makes this fight for bronze possible to change into a chase for gold.
We love those types of situation – last round in the cycle and little differences between top riders. We don’t know who will take all medals. Lublin is waiting for the European stars and we are pretty sure, that there will be more changes.