The summary of SEC 2014

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 Emil Sayfutdinov became the new European Champion and he won third medal for Russia. Because it is the end the season we would like to invite to have a look at some statistics and curiosities. Do you want to know more? These are Speedway European Championships 2014 essentials!

 - Most individual wins had the new European Champion, Emil Sayfutdinov (14)

- Sayfutdinov started 25 times and he never was last. He was excluded because of crash twice.

- The best rider who was riding with a wild card was Niels Kristian Iversen – he scored 10 points

- Grigorij Laguta started in one tournament and he scored more points than Jonas Davidsson, Kenni Larsen and Martin Smolinski in the whole series

- Maksims Bogdanovs started in the whole series as a reserved and was very close to stay in the series. He missed only four points to qualify

- Only one heat of SEC 2014 was won by Martin Smolinski, Kenni Larsen and Adrian Miedziński

- Jonas Davidsson had the same score twice

- The oldest rider of the series was Tomasz Gollob (he is 44 years old)

- The best average has Grigorij Laguta (2,83)

- The worst average from the full – time riders in the series has Kenni Larsen (0,74)

- Last year European Champion, Martin Vaculik was fourth with 41 points

- Two tournaments of SEC were won by Nicki Pedersen (Gustrow and Togliatti)

- Clearly better second part of the season had Jurica Pavlic who scored 31 points in the whole season, 19 in the last two tournaments

- Most points in one tournaments scored Grigorij Laguta (17)

- The only riders who didn’t score any point during this year’s SEC were Kai Huckenbeck (Gustrow) and Artur Czaja (Częstochowa)

- The only rider who started in all last chance heats was Peter Kildemand. What is interesting three times he qualified to the final

- Gold medal of Emil Sayfutdinov is third the most valuable medal in Individual European Championship for Russia

- Peter Kildemand and Nicki Pedersen who won silver and bronze medals increased the achievements of their countries to seven medals

- Poland, with 13 medals, is still the leader of medal classification

- So far Nicki Pedersen is the only rider who scored two medals since the moment when European Championship was refreshed

- Emil Sayfutdinov, Peter Kildemand, Nicki Pedersen, Martin Vaculik and Janusz Kołodziej are sure of riding in SEC 2015

- Adrian Miedziński was excluded the most often (3)

- The highest starting number in SEC 2014 had Kenni Larsen - #313

- After the first round of SEC in Gustrow we had two leaders of general classification. Nicki Pedersen and Janusz Kołodziej scored then 14 points

- Only Grigorij Laguta had the most points while he was winning the tournament. In other cases the winners had worse or the same scores as the best riders

- Jurica Pavlic (in Gustrow) and Martin Smolinski (in Częstochowa) had one tape each

- For the first time in the history there were tournaments in four different countries

- This year’s SEC girls were: Marta, Weronika, Martyna, Marta and Sinem


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