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|Stadium||Polonia Bydgoszcz Stadium, Bydgoszcz|
|Years||14 (2000, 2002-present)|
|Track Length||330 m|
|Last Event (season 2014)|
|Date||26 April 2014|
The Speedway Grand Prix of Europe was a speedway event that was a part of the Speedway Grand Prix Series.
Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit. The motorcycles are specialist machines which use only one gear and have no brakes; racing takes place on a flat oval track usually consisting of dirt, loosely packed shale, or crushed rock. Competitors use this surface to slide their machines sideways, powersliding or broadsiding into the bends. On the straight sections of the track the motorcycles reach speeds of up to 70 miles per hour (110 km/h).
Speedway Grand Prix are a series of stand-alone motorcycle speedway events over the course of a season used to determine the Speedway World Champion.
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