Gdańsk will host the best speedway riders of Europe during the third round of Speedway Euro Championship 2021. The competition at the Zbigniew Podlecki Stadium will take place on July 3rd.
This year's competition for the title of the Individual European Champions will start on June 12th and finish on July 10th, so the whole series of SEC 2021 will be a wrap after only 28 days. The championship will start in Bydgoszcz, then the riders will fight for points in Gustrow (June 26th), Gdańsk (July 3rd) and Rybnik, where the Grand Finale will be held on July 10th.
The TOP 5 of SEC 2020 secured their spots for the upcoming series. The riders in lineup are Robert Lambert, Leon Madsen, Grigorij Laguta, Mikkel Michelsen and Bartosz Smektała. For the remaining places riders will compete in qualifying rounds, which will be held on May 1st and 8th in Plzen, Debrecen, Pocking and Rivne. The final SEC Challenge will take place on May 22nd in Krsko.
Gdańsk is a special place for the SEC series and its promoter One Sport. The first round of the Individual European Championships in the new format of competition took place in the capital city of Pomeranian Voivodeship.
- After eight years and 35 organised rounds we're coming back to Gdańsk, where it all began. We are convinced that our return to Gdańsk will be as successful as our first time in this city - said Karol Lejman, One Sport president.