2019 Speedway European Championship

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2019 Speedway European Championship
Season details
Dates13 July – 28 September
Events4
Cities4
Countries3
Riders15 permanents
1 wild card(s)
2 track reserves
Heats(in 4 events)
Winners
ChampionFlag of Denmark.svg  DEN Mikkel Michelsen
Runner-upFlag of Russia.svg  RUS Grigory Laguta
3rd placeFlag of Denmark.svg  DEN Leon Madsen

The 2019 Speedway European Championship season was the seventh season of the Speedway European Championship (SEC) era, and the 19th UEM Individual Speedway European Championship. It was the sixth series under the promotion of One Sport Lts. of Poland.

Contents

The championship was won by Mikkel Michelsen, [1] who beat Grigory Laguta in a run-off after both riders had finished the series tied on 45 points. Defending champion Leon Madsen, who missed one round through injury, also won a run-off with Kacper Woryna to finish third, while Bartosz Smektała completed the top five.

Qualification

For the 2019 season, 15 permanent riders were joined at each SEC Final by one wildcard and two track reserves.

Defending champion, Leon Madsen from Denmark was automatically invited to participate in all final events, while Jarosław Hampel, Robert Lambert, Antonio Lindbäck and Mikkel Michelsen secured their participation in all final events thanks to being in the top five of the general classification in the 2018 season.

Five riders qualified through the SEC Challenge, [2] while Nicki Pedersen, Anders Thomsen, Kai Huckenbeck, Paweł Przedpełski and Bartosz Smektała were named as series wildcards. [3]

Qualified riders

#Riders 2018 placeSEC Ch placeAppearance
Flag of Denmark.svg Leon Madsen 14th
Flag of Poland.svg Jarosław Hampel 22nd
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Robert Lambert 32nd
Flag of Sweden.svg Antonio Lindbäck 44th
Flag of Denmark.svg Mikkel Michelsen 52nd
Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta 16th
Flag of France.svg David Bellego 21st
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Václav Milík 735th
Flag of Denmark.svg Michael Jepsen Jensen 43rd
Flag of Poland.svg Kacper Woryna 52nd
Flag of Germany.svg Kai Huckenbeck 92nd
Flag of Denmark.svg Anders Thomsen 62nd
Flag of Poland.svg Paweł Przedpełski 72nd
Flag of Poland.svg Bartosz Smektała 101st
Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen 6th

Calendar

Qualification

The calendar for qualification consisted of 3 Semi-final events and one SEC Challenge event.

RoundDateCity and venueWinnerRunner-up3rd placed4th placedResults
SEC Challenge25 May Flag of Hungary.svg Nagyhalász, Hungary

Nagyhalász Speedway Ring

Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta Flag of France.svg David Bellego Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Václav Milík Flag of Denmark.svg Michael Jepsen Jensen results

Championship Series

A four-event calendar was scheduled for the final series, [4] with events in Germany, Poland and Denmark.

RoundDateCity and venueWinnerRunner-up3rd placed4th placedResults
113 July Flag of Germany.svg Güstrow, Germany

Stadion Güstrow

Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta Flag of Denmark.svg Leon Madsen Flag of Poland.svg Bartosz Smektała Flag of Sweden.svg Antonio Lindbäck results
227 July Flag of Poland.svg Toruń, Poland

Rose Motoarena

Flag of Denmark.svg Leon Madsen Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta Flag of Poland.svg Kacper Woryna Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen results
310 August Flag of Denmark.svg Vojens, Denmark

Vojens Speedway Center

Flag of Denmark.svg Mikkel Michelsen Flag of Poland.svg Kacper Woryna Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen Flag of Denmark.svg Michael Jepsen Jensen results
428 September Flag of Poland.svg Chorzów, Poland

Silesian Stadium

Flag of Denmark.svg Mikkel Michelsen Flag of Denmark.svg Leon Madsen Flag of Poland.svg Paweł Przedpełski Flag of Poland.svg Kacper Woryna results

Final Classification

[5]

Pos.RiderPoints Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Poland.svg Flag of Denmark.svg Flag of Poland.svg
1 Flag of Denmark.svg (155) Mikkel Michelsen 45781515
2 Flag of Russia.svg (111) Grigory Laguta 451512711
3 Flag of Denmark.svg (30) Leon Madsen 39111513
4 Flag of Poland.svg (223) Kacper Woryna 398101110
5 Flag of Poland.svg (115) Bartosz Smektała 36127107
6 Flag of Denmark.svg (52) Michael Jepsen Jensen 35106118
7 Flag of Denmark.svg (110) Nicki Pedersen 3381114
8 Flag of Poland.svg (323) Paweł Przedpełski 2738214
9 Flag of Poland.svg (33) Jarosław Hampel 257846
10 Flag of Germany.svg (744) Kai Huckenbeck 249582
11 Flag of Sweden.svg (85) Antonio Lindbäck 2311219
12 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg (225) Václav Milík 228455
13 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg (505) Robert Lambert 18486
14 Flag of France.svg (415) David Bellego 14842
15 Flag of Denmark.svg (11) Anders Thomsen 14338
16 Flag of Poland.svg (16) Adrian Miedziński 99
17 Flag of Finland.svg (98) Timo Lahti 99
18 Flag of Latvia.svg (29) Andžejs Ļebedevs 88
19 Flag of Denmark.svg (17) Andreas Lyager 77
20 Flag of Denmark.svg (18) Frederik Jakobsen 77
21 Flag of Russia.svg (191) Andrey Kudriashov 66
22 Flag of Poland.svg (16) Maksym Drabik 66
23 Flag of Poland.svg (17) Jakub Miśkowiak 55
24 Flag of Denmark.svg (16) Peter Kildemand 33
25 Flag of Germany.svg (16) Kevin Wölbert 22
26 Flag of Poland.svg (18) Igor Kopeć-Sobczyński 00

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  2. "SEC Challenge result". SEC.
  3. "Participants announced". SEC.
  4. "2019 SEC Events". SEC.
  5. "2019 SEC Standings". SEC.

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