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17/12/09 - 08:36
Nicholls keeps options open
Five-time British champion Scott Nicholls is still mulling over his plans for the FIM Speedway World Championship Grand Prix Series.The 31-year-old failed to secure an automatic place in the 2010 title battle after finishing 15th last season.Ipswich-born Nicholls, who rides in the British, Polish and Swedish leagues, has not yet decided if he wants to contest the qualifying rounds next year.He sai...
10/12/09 - 16:01
Norfolk Arena to host second round of 2010 FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC)
SWC Draw also confirmedBSI Speedway, rights holders of the FIM Speedway World Championships has confirmed the Norfolk arena, King’s Lynn, will be the venue for the second round of the 2010 FIM Speedway World Cup on 26 July.  Event Two of the team world championships will feature Great Britain against former world champions Australia and Sweden plus a qualifier. Commenting on the new deal, Pau...
10/12/09 - 10:42
Iversen eyes Grand Prix spot
Niels Kristian Iversen is out to secure a full-time place in the 2011 FIM Speedway World Championship Grand Prix Series.The 27-year-old aims to repeat his 2007 Grand Prix Challenge victory at Vojens when the Danish circuit stages the crunch meeting again next year.Iversen's hopes of making the 2010 series were scuppered by a shock first round qualifying exit at German track Pocking in April. Shoul...
08/12/09 - 14:35
Speedway as a school of life
Teenage Debut GP Winner Emil Sayfutdinov reveals his secretsThe youngest FIM Speedway World Championship Grand Prix rider of 2009 could scarcely have imagined that his grand prix debut would be so unbelievable. Russian racer Emil Sayfutdinov, 19 years old and double junior World Champion, not only reached the final. He went on and won it. That is exactly how it goes – unexpectedly forceful, unpred...
17/11/09 - 09:46
Lindgren delighted with selection
Fredrik Lindgren has spoken of his delight at securing a place in the 2010 FIM Speedway World Championship Grand Prix Series.The Swede was one of four wildcard picks, and will be joined by Dane Hans Andersen and English pair Chris Harris and Tai Woffinden.Lindgren, 24, who rides in the Swedish, Polish, British and Czech Republic leagues, said: "I'm really happy about it."I'd been told I ...
13/11/09 - 15:59
2010 FIM Speedway World Championship Grand Prix Wild Cards announced
The FIM Speedway Grand Prix commission and BSI Speedway, rights holders of the FIM Speedway World Championships, has today announced the full rider line up for the 2010 FIM Speedway Grand Prix series (SGP), including the four riders that have been awarded a permanent wild card place.The four riders, who will join the top eight from the 2009 SGP series and the three qualified riders are: Rider Na...
11/11/09 - 15:00
Hougaard wants 2010 chance
Patrick Hougaard has set his sights on contesting the climax of the 2010 FIM Speedway World Cup in his native Denmark.The Fredericia-born 20-year-old was a surprise inclusion for this year's tournament race-off in Poland, where the Danes bowed out.Nicki Pedersen's injury and Bjarne Pedersen's omission led to his call-up, and Hougaard did not disgrace himself at the Leszno circuit.With next season'...
05/11/09 - 09:31
Bridger turns to Polish outfit
Great Britain rider Lewis Bridger is in talks with Polish club Czestochowa in the hope of getting more Ekstraliga outings next year.The Sussex-born British U-21 champion appeared in just four meetings for the Lions in 2009.He claims he was promised 15, and with two-thirds of a three-year contract still to run, Bridger is seeking assurances things will be better in the future.Bridger, 20, told www....
27/10/09 - 15:25
Middleditch backs Andersen's GP bid
Neil Middleditch has thrown his weight behind Hans Andersen's push for a place in the 2010 FIM Speedway World Championship Grand Prix Series.Middleditch, a former Great Britain team manager, was Andersen's boss this season at Elite League club Poole, where the Dane rode on loan.Ex-British U21 champion Middleditch said: "He's a great asset to the GP. He always gives 100% and he would be sadly ...
25/10/09 - 14:12
2010 Speedway Calendars
2010 FIM Speedway World Championship Grand Prix Calendar DatePlaceCountry24/04/10LesznoPoland05/05/10GothenburghSweden22/05/10PragueCzech republic05/06/10CopenhagenDenmark19/06/10TorunPolan10/07/10CardiffGreat Britain14/08/10MalillaSweden28/08/10GoricanCroatia11/09/10VojensDenmark25/09/10TerenzanoItaly09/10/10BydgoszczPoland 2010 FIM Speedway World Cup Calendar DateTitlePlaceCountry24/07/10Ev...