On Tuesday in Sweden riders fighting for Elitserien championship presented to fans. Lejonen Gislaved lost on their home track with Dackarna Malilla 44:46 and the man of the match was representative of hosts Nicki Pedersen. “Power” didn’t fight any rider who would beat him and score a maximum. In the second match Indianerna Kumla met with Piraterna Motala. The team of hosts was led to the victory by Piotr Protasiewicz who scored 12 points and a bonus. He was supported by Niels Kristian Iversen, Antonio Lindbaeck and Rory Schlein. In the visiting team there was not a leader and Piotr Pawlicki scored most points (9). The match between Rosspigarna Hallstavik and Smederna Eskilstuna was cancelled because of the rain.
Last Sunday in Daugavpils and Lamothe – Landerron two last qualifying rounds, from which riders qualified for SEC Challenge, took place. Last obstacle before the qualifications for Speedway European Championships series is in Slovenian Lendava, on the 30th May.
The last qualifying round for SEC Challenge in French Lamothe – Landerron ended with the victory of Artem Laguta. Russian beat Jesper Monberg, who stood at the second step of the podium, in additional heat. Swede, Linus Sundstroem took the third place.
Piotr Pawlicki won the qualifying round in Daugavpils scoring maximum. The rider from Leszno beat Hans Andersen and Grigorij Laguta, who won four times and had one engine fault. Apart from three riders mentioned, representatives of hosts Kjastas Puodżuks and Andzejs Lebedevs qualified for SEC Challenge.
Overdue round of Polish PGE Ekstraliga took place last Sunday. Visitors won in all matches and the biggest surprise was made by the teams from Tarnów and Toruń which beat MrGarden GKM Grudziądz and MoneymakesMoney.pl Stal Gorzów. Polish champions are last in the league table after four round and they have no points.
The third year of European Championships, in new better formula, is ahead of us. So far the Champions of Europe were Martin Vaculik and Emil Sajfutdinow. This season the inaugural round takes place at the well known stadium for everybody, MotoArena in Toruń. At the end of March riders had an opportunity to fight there during Speedway Best Pairs Cup, also organized by One Sport. The cheapest tickets can be purchased at a price of 10 zł!