|2013 Speedway European Championship|
|Dates||27 July – 29 September|
|Riders||15 permanents |
1 wild card(s)
2 track reserves
|Heats||88 (in 4 events)|
|Champion||SVK Martin Vaculík|
|Runner-up||DEN Nicki Pedersen|
|3rd place||RUS Grigory Laguta|
The 2013 Speedway European Championship season was the premiere season of the Speedway European Championship era, and decided the 13th UEM Individual Speedway European Championship. It was the first series under the promotion of One Sport Lts. of Poland.
The 2013 Speedway European Championship was won by Martin Vaculík from Slovakia
For the 2013 season there are 15 permanent riders, joined at each SEC Final by one wild card and two track reserves.
Defending champion, Aleš Dryml, Jr. of Czech Republic, was invited to participate in all finals event, as of top European Grand Prix riders: Tomasz Gollob of Poland, Nicki Pedersen of Denmark, Andreas Jonsson of Sweden and Emil Sayfutdinov of Russia.Three weeks before Final One, Tai Woffinden of Great Britain was invited to the series also. Injured Andreas Jonsson was replaced by another the Swede Fredrik Lindgren.
Nine riders were qualified from the SEC Challenge, qualification final, preceded by three Semifinal event. The SEC Challenge was won by Jurica Pavlic of Croatia.
|#||Riders||SEC Ch place|
|1||Aleš Dryml, Jr.|
|12||Hans N. Andersen||7|
|#||Final One – Gdańsk, Poland||Final Two – Tolyatti, Russia||Final Three – Goričan, Croatia||Final Four – Rzeszów, Poland|
|16||Krystian Pieszczek||Artem Laguta||Krzysztof Kasprzak||Grzegorz Walasek|
|17||Artur Mroczka||Vitaly Belousov||Łukasz Sówka||Łukasz Sówka|
|18||Renat Gafurov||Oleg Beschastnov||Renato Cvetko||Maciej Kuciapa|
The Speedway Grand Prix promoter, BSI of the United Kingdom, effectively prevented the appearance top riders in SEC. British federation, Auto-Cycle Union (ACU) after the withdrawal of Nicholls refused to nominate other British riders.
Because final events date do not coincide with Wolverhampton Wolves matches, ACU and BSPA have to agree of Tai Woffinden' participating in the series.
ACU and British Speedway Promoters' Association refused to appearance in a tournament qualifier British star, Scott Nicholls.On 27 July, Final One date, Nicholls need ride in British Elite League event. Then ACU does not agree that Hans N. Andersen could be replaced in Swindon Robins match. Andersen informed the club and a league that he will take part in the SEC before signing the contract.
The 2013 season consist of 4 events.
|Round||Date||City and venue||Winner||Runner-up||3rd placed||4th placed||Results|
|1||27 July|| Gdańsk, Poland |
Zbigniew Podlecki Stadium
|Emil Sayfutdinov||Nicki Pedersen||Grigory Laguta||Tai Woffinden|
|2||10 August|| Tolyatti, Russia |
|Emil Sayfutdinov||Nicki Pedersen||Tai Woffinden||Tomasz Gollob|
|3||14 September|| Goričan, Croatia |
|Krzysztof Kasprzak||Sebastian Ułamek||Martin Vaculik||Tomasz Gollob|
|4||29 September|| Rzeszów, Poland |
|Martin Vaculik||Grigory Laguta||Hans N. Andersen||Grzegorz Zengota|
|1||(9) Martin Vaculik||47||9||10||10||18|
|2||(4) Nicki Pedersen||44||12||12||10||10|
|3||(8) Grigory Laguta||42||4||15||7||16|
|4||(12) Hans N. Andersen||35||8||9||8||10|
|5||(15) Tai Woffinden||33||11||12||10||–|
|5||(11) Maciej Janowski||33||10||7||8||8|
|7||(2) Tomasz Gollob||32||13||9||10||–|
|8||(3) Fredrik Lindgren||28||4||9||7||8|
|9||(5) Emil Sayfutdinov||27||14||13||–||–|
|10||(13) Sebastian Ułamek||22||6||–||14||2|
|10||(10) Andriy Karpov||22||5||1||6||10|
|12||(6) Jurica Pavlic||20||4||7||6||3|
|13||(16) Krzysztof Kasprzak||15||–||–||15||–|
|13||(22) Grzegorz Zengota||15||–||–||4||11|
|13||(1) Aleš Dryml, Jr.||15||5||1||2||7|
|16||(19) Artem Laguta||12||–||12||–||–|
|17||(14) Ķasts Puodžuks||10||10||0||–||–|
|18||(7) Roman Povazhny||9||6||3||–||–|
|19||(20) Robert Miśkowiak||11||–||–||5||6|
|20||(16) Grzegorz Walasek||7||–||–||–||7|
|21||(19) Leon Madsen||6||–||–||–||6|
|22||(16) Krystian Pieszczek||5||5||–||–||–|
|22||(21) Nicolas Covatti||5||–||–||4||1|
|24||(16) Vitaly Belousov||3||–||3||–||–|
|24||(17) Łukasz Sówka||3||–||–||ns||3|
|26||(17) Oleg Beschastnov||2||–||2||–||–|
|27||(18) Daniil Ivanov||1||–||1||–||–|
|(17) Artur Mroczka||—||ns||–||–||–|
|(18) Renat Gafurov||—||ns||–||–||–|
|(18) Renato Cvetko||—||–||–||ns||–|
|(18) Maciej Kuciapa||—||–||–||–||ns|
|2013 Speedway European Champion|
|World wide||Eurosport and Eurosport 2|
Emil Damirovich Sayfutdinov is a Russian motorcycle speedway rider and member of the Russian national teams. He won the 2007 and 2008 Under-21 World Championship, and is a two-time winner of the European Championships in 2014, 2015. Sayfutdinov has also won Speedway of Nations with Russia two-times, in 2018, 2019. He is a permanent rider of the 2019 Speedway Grand Prix. He has won seven Grand Prix.
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