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speedwaygp Round 5 - '17 Speedway Grand Prix - June 24

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2017 KJAERGAARD DANISH FIM SPEEDWAY GRAND PRIX

DATE: Sat June 24th, 2017
VENUE: CASA ARENA - Horsens, Denmark
STADIUM CAPACITY: 12,500
TRACK LENGTH: 272 Meters / 892.388 Feet / ~>1/6 Mile
TACK RECORD: 54.57s - Maciej Janowski
2016 WINNER: Maciej Janowski

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OPENING CEREMONY: 11:48 AM C.S.T. <-- NOTICE
ENGINES START - HEAT 1: 12:04 PM C.S.T. <-- Pre-race stream in the past has started anywhere from 0 to 15 minutes earlier.
COVERAGE: http://www.speedwaygp.com/live_stream (then you can 'pop out' to YouTube stream in it's own browser tab)
                  - or -
                  Speedway GP YouTube Channel --> http://www.speedwaygp.com/sgptv
LIVE RESULTS: http://www.speedwaygp.com/results/128

LEAD STORIES: 

1.) Round 4 (2017 MITAS CZECH REPUBLIC FIM SPEEDWAY GRAND PRIX) saw defending World Champion Greg Hancock storm back to form with an 18-point night leading to a second place finish!

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2.) Top 8 in current standings are separated by only 14 points!

     Patryk Dudek - 51
     Jason Doyle - 50
     Martin Vaculik - 44
     Fredrik Lindgren - 43
     Maciej Janowski - 41
     Piotr Pawlicki - 39
     Greg Hancock - 38
     Tai Woffinden - 37

3.) Hancock vaulted from 12th in the standings up to 7th after his performance in Prague.

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4.) Wildcard Vaclav Millik impressed everyone by racing to a 13-point run (including 2 heat race wins) on way to a third place podium finish!

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5.) Opening 4 Rounds have presented fans with 4 different winners - Martin Vaculik (Round 1 - Slovenian GP), Freddie Lingren (Round 2 - Polish GP), Piotr Pawlicki (Round 3 - Latvian GP), Jason Doyle (Round 4 - Czech GP)

6.) Dane Super Star (3-time World Champion) Nicki Pedersen is out due to injury (expected to be replaced by fellow Dane Peter Kildemand)

VIDEO HIGHLIGHT: 2016 Kjaergaard Danish FIM Speedway Grand Prix Highlight video

All Video & Photo Credits: www.SpeedwayGP.com

 

 

HB

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