Peter Ljung, who will have a debut in the Speedway Euro Championship drew the starting no.1 for the first round in Güstrow. In his first heat, he will compete with world's vice-champion 2014 Krzysztof Kasprzak, Leon Madsen and the SEC 2015 bronze medalist Antonio Lindbaeck. Double European Champion, Emil Sayfutdinov, got no.9 and in the first series, he'll challenge Nicolas Covatti, Vaclav Milik and Grigorij Laguta.
He's one of the most titled riders in the history. Both individual and in the team racing, he's reached nearly everything that a speedway rider can achieve. He was the only one to finish each of three SEC edition at the podium. He's missing only one thing, though, and it's the European Champion title. Will Nicki Pedersen go for it in this year?
None of Poles have reached the Speedway Euro Championship medal so far. They've been performing well, having some sparks, however it was never enough to reach the TOP 3. Will it be different now?
It was not far from SEC having only one winner. Tough injury (in 2013) prevented Emil Sayfutdinov from reaching three golden medals. In this year, however, Russian's got a chance to get this "hat-trick".
On Wednesday's morning, in Rybnik, the press conference concerning the Great Final of Speedway Euro Championship was held. Organizers talked through several aspects, including presenting the ticket prices.
Inaugural round of Speedway Euro Championship starts in less than a month. It's on July 16 in German Güstrow, when the best European riders will fight for the first points, which will get them closer to the wanted title. Meanwhile, SEC organizers has given the wild card for the first round. It was received by Kai Huckenbeck.
Two years ago, the first round of rivalry to become the European Champion was held at this German track. Can the scores from this meeting have a reflection in the current one? Who would be the main favourite of SEC 2016 inauguration?
Permanent wild cards for the start in the Individual European Championship 2016 were given to Grigorij Laguta, Andzejs Lebedevs and Vaclav Milik. Let's take a closer look at their achievements at the speedway tracks. Quite a big discussion evolved after the lack of nomination to Patryk Dudek. This information was numerously commented by the fans.
After last year's promotion to Speedwya Euro Championship, not many gave him a chance in these series. However, Vaclav Milik showed that he can ride and get some good results. Despite his lack of promotion to SEC 2016, Czech got the trust credit from the organizers, who gave him the wild card.
The FIM-Europe together with promoter, One Sport, is pleased to announce that it has made its selection the permanent wild card riders and nominated substitute riders for the 2016 Speedway Euro Championship, which will begin in Guestrow, Germany on July 16th.
World's vice-champion from 2014 and SEC round winner in Gorican from 2013, Krzysztof Kasprzak won the SEC Challenge final, taken in German Olching. Dane Leon Madsen was second and Finn starting with the Swedish license - Joonas Kylmaekorpi took the third place.
Today at 2 pm. in German Olching sixteen best riders from elimination will compete for seven places to the main tournament Speedway Euro Championship in 2016.