2013 Speedway European Championship

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2013 Speedway European Championship
Season details
Dates27 July – 29 September
Events4
Cities4
Countries3
Riders15 permanents
1 wild card(s)
2 track reserves
Heats88 (in 4 events)
Winners
ChampionFlag of Slovakia.svg  SVK Martin Vaculík
Runner-upFlag of Denmark.svg  DEN Nicki Pedersen
3rd placeFlag of Russia.svg  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.

Contents

The 2013 Speedway European Championship was won by Martin Vaculík from Slovakia

Qualification

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. [1] Three weeks before Final One, Tai Woffinden of Great Britain was invited to the series also. [2] Injured Andreas Jonsson was replaced by another the Swede Fredrik Lindgren. [3]

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. [4]

Qualified riders

#RidersSEC Ch place
1 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Aleš Dryml, Jr.
2 Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Gollob
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Fredrik Lindgren
4 Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen
5 Flag of Russia.svg Emil Sayfutdinov
6 Flag of Croatia.svg Jurica Pavlic 1
7 Flag of Russia.svg Roman Povazhny 2
8 Flag of Russia.svg Grigorij Laguta 3
9 Flag of Slovakia.svg Martin Vaculík 4
10 Flag of Ukraine.svg Andriy Karpov 5
11 Flag of Poland.svg Maciej Janowski 6
12 Flag of Denmark.svg Hans N. Andersen 7
13 Flag of Poland.svg Sebastian Ułamek 8
14 Flag of Latvia.svg Ķasts Puodžuks 9
15 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tai Woffinden

Wild cards and track reserves

#Final One – Gdańsk, PolandFinal Two – Tolyatti, RussiaFinal Three – Goričan, CroatiaFinal Four – Rzeszów, Poland
16 Flag of Poland.svg Krystian Pieszczek Flag of Russia.svg Artem Laguta Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Kasprzak Flag of Poland.svg Grzegorz Walasek
17 Flag of Poland.svg Artur Mroczka Flag of Russia.svg Vitaly Belousov Flag of Poland.svg Łukasz Sówka Flag of Poland.svg Łukasz Sówka
18 Flag of Russia.svg Renat Gafurov Flag of Russia.svg Oleg Beschastnov Flag of Croatia.svg Renato Cvetko Flag of Poland.svg Maciej Kuciapa

BSI—One Sports relationships

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. [5]

Because final events date do not coincide with Wolverhampton Wolves matches, ACU and BSPA have to agree of Tai Woffinden' participating in the series. [2]

ACU and British Speedway Promoters' Association refused to appearance in a tournament qualifier British star, Scott Nicholls. [6] 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. [7]

Results

The 2013 season consist of 4 events.

RoundDateCity and venueWinnerRunner-up3rd placed4th placedResults
127 July Flag of Poland.svg Gdańsk, Poland
Zbigniew Podlecki Stadium
Flag of Russia.svg Emil Sayfutdinov Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tai Woffinden [8]
210 August Flag of Russia.svg Tolyatti, Russia
Mega-Lada Stadium
Flag of Russia.svg Emil Sayfutdinov Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tai Woffinden Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Gollob [9]
314 September Flag of Croatia.svg Goričan, Croatia
Stadium Milenium
Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Kasprzak Flag of Poland.svg Sebastian Ułamek Flag of Slovakia.svg Martin Vaculik Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Gollob [10]
429 September Flag of Poland.svg Rzeszów, Poland
Municipal Stadium
Flag of Slovakia.svg Martin Vaculik Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta Flag of Denmark.svg Hans N. Andersen Flag of Poland.svg Grzegorz Zengota [11]

Classification

Pos.RiderPoints Flag of Poland.svg Flag of Russia.svg Flag of Croatia.svg Flag of Poland.svg
1 Flag of Slovakia.svg (9) Martin Vaculik 479101018
2 Flag of Denmark.svg (4) Nicki Pedersen 4412121010
3 Flag of Russia.svg (8) Grigory Laguta 42415716
4 Flag of Denmark.svg (12) Hans N. Andersen 3589810
5 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg (15) Tai Woffinden 33111210
5 Flag of Poland.svg (11) Maciej Janowski 3310788
7 Flag of Poland.svg (2) Tomasz Gollob 3213910
8 Flag of Sweden.svg (3) Fredrik Lindgren 284978
9 Flag of Russia.svg (5) Emil Sayfutdinov 271413
10 Flag of Poland.svg (13) Sebastian Ułamek 226142
10 Flag of Ukraine.svg (10) Andriy Karpov 2251610
12 Flag of Croatia.svg (6) Jurica Pavlic 204763
13 Flag of Poland.svg (16) Krzysztof Kasprzak 1515
13 Flag of Poland.svg (22) Grzegorz Zengota 15411
13 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg (1) Aleš Dryml, Jr. 155127
16 Flag of Russia.svg (19) Artem Laguta 1212
17 Flag of Latvia.svg (14) Ķasts Puodžuks 10100
18 Flag of Russia.svg (7) Roman Povazhny 963
19 Flag of Poland.svg (20) Robert Miśkowiak 1156
20 Flag of Poland.svg (16) Grzegorz Walasek 77
21 Flag of Denmark.svg (19) Leon Madsen 66
22 Flag of Poland.svg (16) Krystian Pieszczek 55
22 Flag of Italy.svg (21) Nicolas Covatti 541
24 Flag of Russia.svg (16) Vitaly Belousov 33
24 Flag of Poland.svg (17) Łukasz Sówka 3ns3
26 Flag of Russia.svg (17) Oleg Beschastnov 22
27 Flag of Russia.svg (18) Daniil Ivanov 11
Flag of Poland.svg (17) Artur Mroczka ns
Flag of Russia.svg (18) Renat Gafurov ns
Flag of Croatia.svg (18) Renato Cvetko ns
Flag of Poland.svg (18) Maciej Kuciapa ns
2013 Speedway European Champion
Flag of Slovakia.svg
Martin Vaculik
First title


Broadcasting

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World wide Eurosport and Eurosport 2 [12]

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