Thanks to his heroic performance during the final round in Rzeszów, Martin Vaculik became the first winner of the Speedway Euro Championship series. The Slovak entered in the competition as a candidate to win a medal, but only few expected him to stand on the highest step of the podium of the Individual European Championships.
Kai Huckenbeck can become the sixth rider in the history of SEC, who took part in more than 100 races of the Individual European Championship. To make it happen, the representative of Germany must take part in at least one round of this year's competition.
Last year Patryk Dudek returned to the SEC after a few years break and he won the bronze medal. The Pole talks about his hopes for the upcoming series.
In the last four editions of SEC, the winner of the penultimate round reached for the gold medal of the Individual European Championships. The tournament in Łódź may have a huge impact on who will become a permanent rider of SGP 2023.
Vaclav Milik is a veteran of the Individual European Championships. He was participant of the SEC series in the years 2015-2021. The Czech experienced his best years in 2016 and 2017, when he won a silver and a bronze medal. As he mentioned himself, he would love to complement his collection with the most precious prize - the gold medal.
Telewizja Polska obtained the rights to broadcast the Speedway Euro Championships series. Fans of the "black sport" will be able to follow the fight of the best riders on the "Old Continent" for four years.
Leon Madsen is close to break another record in the SEC series. This time, the Dane can become the first rider to win three inaugural rounds of Individual European Championships in a row.
On August 6, Europe's best speedway riders will compete in Guestrow, where the second round of the Speedway Euro Championship 2022 will take place. So far, no rider has managed to win in Germany and reach the gold medal of the Individual European Championship in one year.
For the first time in history, Łódź will host the round of Individual European Championship. One of the biggest cities in Poland will host the third round of the series. The meeting at Moto Arena is scheduled for September 3.
Two new locations will appear on the map of the Speedway Euro Championship series in the upcoming season. Rybnik, Güstrow, Łódź and Pardubice will host the four final rounds of the Individual European Championship 2022. The first round will be held on July 2nd.
Mikkel Michelsen became the Individual European Champion 2021. In Rybnik, cheered by the local audience, the Dane reached for his second career title.
By winning the SEC 2021 silver medal, Leon Madsen equalled Nicki Pedersen's achievement and reached for his fourth consecutive SEC medal. In Rybnik the Dane stood on the highest step of the podium, but in the general classification he lost two points to Mikkel Michelsen.