On 23rd May in Eskilstuna there is the last tournament of Speedway Best Pairs Cup. Although Swedes have no chance to win the series, the manager Stefan Andersson says that the knowledge of the track can be a big advantage for his riders.
Just before the final round of Speedway Best Pairs Cup the riders were in Sweden to take part in the third round of Elitserien. Danes, Nicki Pedersen and Niels Kristian Iversen again confirmed great disposition. Australians weren’t worse. Fight in Eskilstina seems to be really exciting.
The great final of Speedway Best Pairs Cup is in a few days time. On 23rd of May seven national teams will take part in the tournament but only three of them still have chance for the final triumph. Who will get 10 points and who will be outsider? We’ll find out on Friday and in the meantime we have for you some interesting facts concerning the two previous rounds.
On Saturday there were first qualifying rounds to Speedway European Championships series. In Krsko and Daugavpils the riders, who were main candidates to final triumph, won. Five riders from each round have qualified for the challenge.
Matej Zagar had his first win in Individual World Championships. Third tournament of the series took place in Tampere, Finland. Representative of Australia in Speedway Best Pairs Cup, Chris Holder was fifth.
On 23rd May in Eskilstuna, Sweden there is final round of Speedway Best Pairs Cup. The chance for a win have three teams. Although it doesn’t mean that others aren’t going to fight! In Russian team there will be Grigorij Laguta who is coming back after the injury.
It’s already on Saturday, 17th May when in Krsko and Daugavpils there will be first qualifying rounds to Speedway European Championships series, which starts in July. At first, Ukrainians were supposed to be hosts for one of the round but, because of political situation in this country, it was moved to Daugavpils.
In the most interesting match of the second round of Swedish Elitserien, VMS Elit Vetland won with Smederna Ekilstuna 49:41. In Norrkoping, apart from racing, fans saw many falls which were caused by difficult track. The best in second round were Danes, Nicki Pedersen and Niels Kristian Iversen. Is it a warning for Australians before the final round of Speedway Best Pairs Cup?
It’s less than two weeks to third and last round of Speedway Best Pairs Cup. This time the best riders will appear on 23rd May in Eskilstuna where three team will fight for the win: Australia, Denmark and Poland.
Very interesting matches saw fans in Poland on Saturday and Sunday. During fourth round of Enea Extralegue the results of three of four matches were known after two last heats. In the hit of the round Unibax Torun won with the current leader Grupa Azoty Unia Tarnow 48:42. Fogo Unia Leszno lost two last heats and the whole match with Falubaz Zielona Gora 44:46.
Team Australia won the second round of Speedway Best Pairs Cup in Landshut, Germany. Before last round in Eskilstuna, Australia scored 20 points. Denmark is four points behind.
Watch the transmission in Eurosport and share your emotions on Twitter. Specially for you hashtag #SBPC will be really active and you can freely excite about the event in Landshut.