Emil Sayfutdinow has already chosen the number which he will have In 2014 in Speedway European Championships series. Russian, who won two tournaments of SEC last year, will start with number #89 on his plastron.
Why #89? – "I haven’t been thinking about it too long. Eighty nine is the ending of my year of birth, the number witch which I identify. I heard about this idea from organizers of SEC some time ago and I must admit that I like it at one moment" – admits Emil. It is worth to note that the number 89 will be added to the logo of “Emil Racing” and will appear on all team’s clothes and gadgets which are going to be sold.
– "I’m really happy that, like in other motor sports, speedway riders can be identify with particular numbers" – adds Russian. Sajfutdinow emphasized also that European Champion title is one of his main aims this season. In 2013 he was almost sure of it but he was injured – "I want to fight even more in SEC than last year. The injury which I had ruined all my plans and took me the chance to become European Champion. This time I will also do everything to get the gold medal. To make it possible I was rehabilitating in Barcelona. Now I’m training all the time. I want to be prepared for the season as well as it is possible to be on a first step of the podium with the title of European Champion."