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Martin Smolinski will start in SEC Challenge

14.05.19
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Collision of dates of SEC Challenge and qualifications to Individual Speedway Junior World Championship made Dominik Kubera resign from his performance in Nagyhalasz. He will be replaced by Martin Smolinski.

Dominik Kubera was third in the qualifying round to SEC 2019, which was taken in Gorican. Because of Pole's decision, Martin Smolinski (first in the waiting line) is the one who will step up as his replacement.

German rider has raced for three seasons in the Individual Speedway European Championship. 2017 was his top season, when he ended as 11th overall. So far, Smolinski has started in 55 SEC heats, gathering 50 points.

SEC Challenge startlist:

1. Martin Smolinski (Germany)
2. Sergey Logatchev (Russia)
3. Roland Kovacs (Hungary)
4. David Bellego (France)
5. Peter Kildemand (Denmark)
6. Anders Thomsen (Denmark)
7. Andzejs Lebedevs (Latvia)
8. Adrian Miedziński (Poland)
9. Michael Jepsen Jensen (Denmark)
10. Andrei Kudriashov (Russia)
11. Paweł Przedpełski (Poland)
12. Vaclav Milik (Czech Republic)
13. Kacper Woryna (Poland)
14. Bartosz Smektała (Poland)
15. Grigory Laguta (Russia)
16. Jurica Pavlic (Croatia)
R1. Bjarne Pedersen (Denmark)
R2. Tobiasz Musielak (Poland)

Five top riders will go through to the finals from SEC Challenge and another five spots are reserved for the wild cards, which will be given by the organizers. Leon Madsen, Jarosław Hampel, Robert Lambert, Mikkel Michelsen and Antonio Lindbaeck (TOP 5 from SEC 2018) already secured their spots for this year's finals.

Inaugural round of SEC 2019 is planned on July 13th in Guestrow. Next rounds will be held in Toruń (July 27th) and Vojens (August 10th). Final round of Speedway Euro Championship will be held at the legendary Śląski Stadium in Chorzów. Tickets for all rounds are available at www.speedwayeuro.com.

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