24/03/13 - 18:15
For the last four years Daniil Ivanov has been stalking eight times winner Nikolai Krasnikov but was never able to catch him. With Krasnikov’s retirement this year he was presented with the best opportunity to achieve his goal and in Uppsala, Sweden on Sunday he finally secured the coveted gold medal having dropped only 11 points during the whole series. Around 8000 spectators attended the two day...
20/03/13 - 11:18
The 2013 World Champion of the MOTUL FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship Final 5 will be crowned next weekend when the final rounds take place next Saturday and Sunday at the Studenternas IP in Uppsala, Sweden.
After an eventful round in Inzell Germany, Danil Ivanov increased his lead ahead of nearest rivals Dmitri Koltakov and Dmitri Khomatsevich and comes to Sweden in a confident mo...
18/03/13 - 14:50
The strong Bavarian sunshine spurred current leader of the MOTUL FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship Final 4, Danil Ivanov to a majestic display in front of a near capacity crowd at the Max Aicher Arena in Inzell, Germany. On Day one Ivanov was never really troubled and raced to an impeccable 21 points. His closest rival, fellow Russian Dimitri Koltakov finished second on 15 points fall...
14/03/13 - 17:13
The 2013 MOTUL FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship reaches its conclusion in Sweden on 23 & 24 March, as the world’s top riders converge for the second consecutive year on Uppsala where the title will be decided. Uppsala is the starting point of the famous Viking Run, a skating race which runs for 80km on natural ice to Stockholm. After a successful return to this track last year th...
12/03/13 - 17:21
Fresh from their exciting battles in Assen, the Ice Speedway Gladiators now move across the Dutch border into Germany. Between Munich and Salzburg, nestling in the shelter of the Bavarian Alps close to Berchtesgaden and Lake Chiemsee is the town of Inzell, and another of Ice Speedway’s traditional venues, the Max Eicher Arena. Recently modernised, this 7000 capacity stadium now provides state of t...
11/03/13 - 15:23
MOTUL FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship Final 3: 9 - 10 March 2013, Assen (The Netherlands).
After two exciting days in Assen, Russian Daniil Ivanov still leads the race for the 2013 title but compatriot Dmitry Koltakov has reduced the margin. The first day produced some tight racing with a few crashes in front of some 5000 spectators and it was Kolkatov who took the honours w...
26/02/13 - 13:23
The 2013 Motul FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship reaches its half-way stage as it moves to the Netherlands. The 5th and 6th rounds take place on 9th and 10th March at the De Bonte Wever Stadium in Assen, the traditional home of Ice Speedway in Holland and with the natural ice of the Russian rounds behind them, riders will now adapt to the artificial surface at the venues for the remai...
10/02/13 - 22:57
Final 2 Togliatti (Russia), 9th & 10th February 2013 Daniil Ivanov once again dominated the latest round of the MOTUL FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship with an impressive performance on his Russian home track.On Saturday he delighted some 7000 fans who had braved strong winds and temperatures of -10o by scoring an unbeaten 21 points and he looked to be a class above the rest of th...
07/02/13 - 16:12
The draw for the second round of the MOTUL FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship takes place in the superb Anatoly Stepanov Stadium in Togliatti next weekend and the draw has now been made by FIM.
Main interest will centre around whether Daniil Ivanov can improve his 5 point lead over compatriots Dmitry Khomatsievich and Dmitry Koltakov in the chase for the title. Their rivalry will be ...
04/02/13 - 09:17
MOTUL FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship, Krasnogork (RUS) - ReviewDaniil Ivanov confirmed his determination to lift the individual title with an emphatic win over two days in Krasnogorsk in front of nearly 24,000 happy spectators.On Saturday he scored a spectacular unbeaten win and set up the fastest time of the afternoon on a perfectly prepared track.With temperatures hovering around...