After Poland and Germany, SEC 2017 series is moving to Sweden. Another spot on the European speedway map is Hallstavik, which is famous of its paper mill and of course - speedway.
Town is situated in Norrtälje Municipality, Stockholm County, at the coast of historical province Uppland. It has arond 4500 inhabitants.
First connotation that comes with Hallstavik is definitely Rospiggarna. Speedway team is currently in the middle of the Elitserien table and has such top stars as Jason Doyle in their roster. Rospiggarna got 5 championship titles, including the last one, won in 2016. HZ Bygg Arena, where they're having their matches is one of the most visited spots around.
Second place, worth mentioning is a papermill, belonging to Holmen Paper AB. Currently, it's 102 years old and produce mainly wood-containing printing paper. Production is based in 100% on natural, fresh fibers. Owners are lauding their innovative methods. What makes them even more proud is that waste can be sold as a biofuel.
For those looking for accomodation in Hallstavik, a golf club, which also offers room rent is a very interesting place. It includes a magnificent views on the area used by golfers.
SEC round will be definitely one of the biggest events of the year for Hallstavik. This cosy, picturesque town should give a special charm to the rivalry of top European riders and all the fans coming there can definitely expect a warm welcome. There should be also a huge support for Andreas Jonsson, who was born in Hallstavik and represents Rospiggarna.
Third round of Speedway Euro Championship comes on August 5th in Hallstavik. Tickets for this round are available here: www.bit.ly/SEC_HALLSTAVIK.
Final of this year’s SEC will take place in Lublin on September 16th. Tickets are available: www.bit.ly/SEC_LUBLIN.
Official starting list for the SEC 2017 Round 3 in Hallstavik, 5.08.2017, 5:00 p.m.:
1. Przemysław Pawlicki #59 (Poland)
2. Artem Laguta #2 (Russia)
3. Andrey Kudryashov #9 (Russia)
4. Vaclav Milik #13 (Czech Republic)
5. Leon Madsen #66 (Denmark)
6. Mikkel Bech #177 (Denmark)
7. Martin Smolinski #84 (Germany)
8. Mateusz Szczepaniak #58 (Poland)
9. Adrian Miedziński #20 (Poland)
10. Jacob Thorssell #16 (Sweden)
11. Krzysztof Kasprzak #507 (Poland)
12. Andreas Jonsson #100 (Sweden)
13. Michael Jepsen Jensen #52 (Denmark)
14. Kenneth Bjerre #91 (Denmark)
15. Kacper Gomólski #44 (Poland)
16. Andzejs Lebedevs #129 (Latvia)