1998 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain

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United Kingdom 1998 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain
Information
Date 7 August 1998
City United Kingdom Coventry
Event 4 of 6 (22)
Referee Germany Wolfgang Glas
Stadium details
Stadium Brandon Stadium
Capacity 5,000
Length 320 m
Track speedway track
SGP Results
Winner Australia Jason Crump
Runner-up Sweden Jimmy Nilsen
3rd place Poland Tomasz Gollob

The 1998 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain was the fourth race of the 1998 Speedway Grand Prix season. It was take place on 7 August in the Brandon Stadium in Coventry, England[1] It was fourth British SGP and first in Coventry. SGP was won by Australian rider Jason Crump. It was second win of his career, after winning in 1996 London GP.

Starting positions draw[edit]

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Antonín Kasper, Jr. (Czech Republic) and Joe Screen and Martin Dugard (both from Great Britain) as Wild Card.

Heat details[edit]

Placing Draw Rider Total Pre-Main Event Main Event Final Event
Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2 1/2 CF F
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
1 4 Australia (10) Jason Crump 25 4X 2 2 1 1
2 8 Sweden (8) Jimmy Nilsen 20 3 1 2 2 2
3 7 Poland (3) Tomasz Gollob 18 2 1 2 3
4 16 Australia (9) Ryan Sullivan 16 2 1 1 3 1 1 4
5 5 United States (1) Greg Hancock 15 1 1 3 1
6 22 Czech Republic (22) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 14 2 2 2 2 4 2
7 11 United States (2) Billy Hamill 12 1 1 1 2 4 3
8 10 Sweden (14) Stefan Dannö 10 1 4 2 2 3 1 3 4
9 3 Sweden (4) Tony Rickardsson 8 1 4 3
10 9 Denmark (6) Brian Andersen 8 1 3 1 2 4 3
11 6 United Kingdom (5) Mark Loram 7 4 2 4
12 1 Denmark (7) Hans Nielsen 7 4 1 4X
13 2 United Kingdom (18) Chris Louis 6 4 3
14 12 Sweden (19) Henrik Gustafsson 6 1 3 1 3 3
15 21 Denmark (21) Jesper B. Jensen 5 2 4 2 3 4
16 23 United Kingdom (23) Joe Screen 5 2 2 3 4
Placing Draw Rider Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
17 15 Australia (15) Leigh Adams 4 4T 1 3
18 14 United Kingdom (17) Andy Smith 4 4 1 3
19 17 Italy (11) Armando Castagna 3 3 2 4
20 18 Hungary (12) Zoltan Adorjan 3 3 2 4
21 13 Poland (13) Piotr Protasiewicz 2 4 3
22 24 United Kingdom (24) Martin Dugard 2 4 3R
23 20 Australia (16) Craig Boyce 1 3 4X
24 19 Poland (20) Sebastian Ułamek 1 3 4
Heats 1-10: Pre-Main Event
1-4: First round
5-6: Last chance for second round
7-8: Second round
9-10: Last chance Main Event
Heats 11-20: Main Event
11-14: First round
15-16: Last chance for second round
17-18: Second round
19-20: Last chance for Semi-Finals
Heats 21-24: Final Event
21-22: Semi-Finals
23: Consolation Final
24: The Big Final
gate A – inside gate B gate C gate D – outside

The intermediate classification[edit]

Qualifies for next season's Grand Prix series
Full-time Grand Prix rider
Wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
Pos. Rider Points CZE
Czech Republic
GER
Germany
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
SWE
Sweden
POL
Poland
1 Sweden (4) Tony Rickardsson 76 25 25 18 8    
2 Sweden (8) Jimmy Nilsen 66 18 20 8 20    
3 Poland (3) Tomasz Gollob 58 16 16 8 18    
4 United States (2) Billy Hamill 56 20 18 6 12    
5 Denmark (7) Hans Nielsen 52 8 12 25 7    
6 United Kingdom (18) Chris Louis 49 15 8 20 6    
7 Australia (10) Jason Crump 47 3 3 16 25    
8 United States (1) Greg Hancock 45 6 10 14 15    
9 Czech Republic (22) (23) (24) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 40 7 4 15 14    
10 Australia (9) Ryan Sullivan 38 12 7 3 16    
11 Sweden (14) Stefan Dannö 37 14 6 7 10    
12 Sweden (19) Henrik Gustafsson 35 8 15 6 6    
13 United Kingdom (5) Mark Loram 30 6 7 10 7    
14 United Kingdom (17) Andy Smith 25 2 14 5 4    
15 Australia (15) Leigh Adams 24 10 6 4 4    
16 Denmark (6) Brian Andersen 20 5 ns 7 8    
17 Hungary (12) Zoltan Adorjan 17 7 5 2 3    
18 Italy (11) Armando Castagna 12 1 5 3 3    
19 Denmark (22) Brian Karger 12 12    
20 Poland (13) Piotr Protasiewicz 10 2 1 5 2    
21 Denmark (21) Jesper B. Jensen 10 4 1 5    
22 Australia (16) Craig Boyce 9 3 4 1 1    
23 Sweden (25) Peter Karlsson 9 1 8    
24 Germany (22) (24) Gerd Riss 6 4 2    
25 Czech Republic (23) Bohumil Brhel 5 5    
26 United Kingdom (23) Joe Screen 5 5    
27 Poland (20) Sebastian Ułamek 4 1 2 1    
28 Norway (24) Lars Gunnestad 4 4    
29 Poland (27) Jacek Krzyżaniak 3 3    
30 Germany (23) Robert Barth 2 2    
31 United Kingdom (24) Martin Dugard 2 2    
Pos. Rider Points CZE
Czech Republic
GER
Germany
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
SWE
Sweden
POL
Poland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ world.speedway.org. Retrieved on 2009-10-17.

External links[edit]