Eurosport Speedway Best Pairs tournament is getting closer. The event with seven international teams will take place on 8th June on Toruń's Motoarena. The rivalry of the Americans, Australians, Czechs, Danes, Poles, Russians and Swedes will be broadcasted live in 71 countries, thanks to Eurosport TV station.
The supporters in Poland are waiting 42 years for the next polish team succes in international pair riding. On 8th June on Motoarena in Eurosport Speedway Best Pairs tournament „the Eagles” will be the favourites of this cup and will have to handle the pressure of the results which people are expecting from them.
The incredible thing is a fact that Russians (earlier known as a Sovier Union) didn't win a single medal in a history of pair world cup! They had a lot of great riders for all these years. Is that a coincidence?
Currently Americans don’t have a lot of famous names in their team and the strenght of their national team is not as good as it was in a past. We must recall that USA won 8 medals in Best Pairs World Cup history and they are in a 4th place of this tournament general classification.
Very hard task is waiting for Czech speedway riders on 8th June. Let's recall that this time in Toruń Eurosport Speedway Best Paris will take place. Best speedway riders will compete in event on Motoarena.
Duets from seven countries will compete in Eurosport Speedway Best Pairs tournament on 8th June on Motoarena. One of the teams in a stake will be Americans with twice time individual world champion Greg Hancock as a leader. We were talking with "Grin" two weeks before this event.
Australians were standing on a World Cup podium three times. Each time they lacked a little bit of luck. "Kangaroos" duets were second every time, slightly losing with the winners.
12 medals - it's the number of medals that Swedes gathered on Pair Word Cup tournaments so far. It's the result 5 medals worse than their neighbours from Scandinavia - Danes. However, "Three Crowns" team is in the very top of medal classification, taking the third position.
Danes are the most succesfull nation in Speedway Pairs World Cup. They are leading in medal classification of this tournament, which has been organised from 1970 to 1993.
One of the best riders of the world this season is Emil Sajfutdinov. The russian won two of three Grand Prix tournaments, and he's the leader of his polish team - Dospel Włókniarz Częstochowa. Can this brave rider hold his form and reach for the most important trophies in this year?
Extremely succesfull season has Tomasz Gollob so far. Polish rider is a pillar of Enea Ekstraliga leader - Unibax Toruń - and he leads in Individual World Cup classification. Will Gollob lead polish duet to Eurosport Speedway Best Pairs championship on 8th June?
Polish pair Jerzy Szczakiel - Andrzej Wyglenda won for Poland their first and only Pair World Cup. It happened in 1971 on the track in Rybnik. We encourage you to read the conversation with the champion, who's talking about this succes and this year's Eurosport Speedway Best Pairs tournament.