Michael Härtel received a 'wild card' for the second round of the TAURON Speedway Euro Championship 2022, which will take place on August 6th in Güstrow.
Leon Madsen won the inaugural round of TAURON SEC 2022, which took place in Rybnik on July 2nd. In the final heat, Dane crossed the finish line ahead of Janusz Kołodziej, Patryk Dudek and Mikkel Michelsen. Despite the victory, Madsen is third in the interim classification of the series. Michelsen and Kołodziej are the leaders with 14 points each.
The next round will be held in Güstrow on August 6th. The local fans will be supporting two of their representatives - regular participant of the series Kai Huckenbeck and Michael Härtel, who received a 'wild card' from the series organizers.
Härtel has already had the opportunity to compete in the Individual European Championships. As a 17-year-old, he took part in the second round of the SEC 2015, which was held in Landshut. The German representative scored one point then.
The TAURON Speedway Euro Championship is a four-round series for the title of Individual European Champion. On August 6th, the riders will compete in Güstrow, during the second round of this year's series. Then, Europe's best riders will fight for points on September 3rd in Lódź, and the grand finale is scheduled for September 23 in Pardubice.
Tickets for the second round of the TAURON SEC 2022 in Güstrow are available at bit.ly/Gustrow_Tickets and www.speedwayeuro.com.
1. Bartosz Smektala (Poland)
2. Oliver Berntzon (Sweden)
3. Piotr Pawlicki (Poland)
4. Michael Härtel (Germany)
5. Adam Ellis (Great Britain)
6. Mikkel Michelsen (Denmark)
7. Daniel Bewley (Great Britain)
8. Vaclav Milik (Czech Rep.)
9. Kai Huckenbeck (Germany)
10. David Bellego (France)
11. Patryk Dudek (Poland)
12. Dimitri Berge (France)
13. Andzejs Lebedevs (Latvia)
14. Rasmus Jensen (Denmark)
15. Janusz Kołodziej (Poland)
16. Leon Madsen (Denmark)
17. Lukas Baumann (Germany)
18. Marius Hillebrand (Germany)