Speedway Grand Prix of Europe

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Flag of Europe.svg FIM BZ WBK BANK European Speedway Grand Prix
Stadium Polonia Bydgoszcz Stadium, Bydgoszcz
Years14 (2000, 2002-present)
TrackSpeedway track
Track Length330 m
Last Event (season 2014)
Date26 April 2014
Winner Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Kasprzak
2nd place Flag of Australia (converted).svg Darcy Ward
3rd place Flag of Poland.svg Jarosław Hampel

The Speedway Grand Prix of Europe was a speedway event that was a part of the Speedway Grand Prix Series.

Motorcycle speedway motorcycle sport

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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Winners

SeasonCityStadiumWinner
1 2000 Bydgoszcz Polonia Stadium Flag of the United States.svg Billy Hamill result
2 2002 Chorzów Silesia Stadium Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen result
3 2003 Chorzów Silesia Stadium Flag of Sweden.svg Tony Rickardsson result
4 2004 Wrocław Olympic Stadium Flag of Denmark.svg Bjarne Pedersen result
5 2005 Wrocław Olympic Stadium Flag of Sweden.svg Tony Rickardsson result
6 2006 Wrocław Olympic Stadium Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Crump result
7 2007 Wrocław Olympic Stadium Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen result
8 2008 Leszno A. Smoczyk Stadium Flag of Australia (converted).svg Leigh Adams result
9 2009 Leszno A. Smoczyk Stadium Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Crump result
10 2010 Leszno A. Smoczyk Stadium Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Crump result
11 2011 Leszno A. Smoczyk Stadium Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen result
12 2012 Leszno A. Smoczyk Stadium Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chris Holder result
13 2013 Bydgoszcz Polonia Stadium Flag of Russia.svg Emil Sayfutdinov result
14 2014 Bydgoszcz Polonia Stadium Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Kasprzak result

Most wins

Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Crump and Nicki Pedersen 3 times

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