Fans of the sport may remember that 31-year-old Tobias Busch came into the SEC come in 2015 and 2016, but did you see the German in the 2019 race? How about 16-year-old German, Ben Ernst? The truth is only observant fans may have noticed that they were on the reserve list for the race in Gustrow this year, an unseen, but important part of the SEC circus.
2019 Wildcard Anders Thomsen will probably not forget his SEC season in a hurry. He took part in three of four Rounds but missed racing in his native country, Denmark. That was because in Round 2 in Torun, he was involved in a serious crash.
In 2019 Danish rider, Frederik Jakobsen, raced his final year as a junior, taking part in the U21 World Championships for the last time.
But otherwise it was also a year of firsts – first place with Team Fjelsted in the Danish Metal League, first Swedish final in the Elitserien with Dackarna and first-time racing in the SEC.
Many people may think that speedway was only popular in the 1960-70s and is watched today by grey haired old men. But you’d be wrong. We spoke with two Swedish teenagers who love the sport and, despite their age, have followed the SEC for years.
For the first time in history, city of Łódź (Poland) is going to host one of the TAURON Speedway Euro Championship round. At their newly-built venue, top European riders will face each other on July 4th, 2020.
After seven years of break, TAURON Speedway Euro Championship is going back to the Millenium Stadium, bringing the third round of Individual Euro Championship. Meeting is planned on August 22, 2020.
Now there is even more excitement and intensity in the SEC series. As of this year, the SEC title will trigger one SGP ticket. Danish SEC champion Mikkel Michelsen will be given optimal conditions to start defending his title. The TAURON SEC Ovethi 1. Round will take place on Saturday, June 20, at legendary Vojens Speedway Center.
Final round of TAURON SEC, once again is headed to the Silesian Stadium. Rivalry of European top riders comes on 19th of September, 2020 and everyone who's interested in watching it live, is able to do so thanks to ticket prices, which start from 19 PLN.
Big events need big venues. By following this sentence, the Silesian Stadium is going to host the TAURON Speedway Euro Championship series, for the third time in a row. On September 19th, 2020 in Chorzów, top European riders are going to fight for gold, title of the Individual European Champion and a spot in the next year's world championship!
Word that would perfectly describe Michael Jepsen Jensen is "solidity". Dane hasn't used to get under some level and it was the same when it comes to his starts in TAURON SEC 2019. Rider of Falubaz Zielona Góra had been in the game for medals for a long time, but ultimately he had to leave empty handed.
For a long time, 2019 was a really tough season for Paweł Przedpełski. Polish rider couldn't be satisfied with both his starts in the league and individual meetings. Luckily, a successful ending occurred, which may give a bright shine for the future. One of the main reasons of thinking so is Pole's performance in Chorzów.
Not everything had been going in his line when it comes to rivalry in TAURON SEC 2019. Mikkel Michelsen worked hard through the whole season and made his dream about the gold medal true. He seems like a perfect example of a great determination that can take you to the top.