2008 Speedway Grand Prix of Italy

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Italy 2008 Speedway Grand Prix of Italy
FIM Meridian Lifts Italian Speedway Grand Prix
Information
Date 27 September 2008
City Italy Lonigo
Event 10 of 11 (110)
Referee Poland Wojciech Grodzki
Jury President Finland Ilkka Teromaa
Stadium details
Stadium Santa Marina Stadium
Capacity 8,000
Length 334 m
Track speedway track
SGP Results
Winner Denmark Hans N. Andersen
Runner-up Denmark Bjarne Pedersen
3rd place Australia Jason Crump

The 2008 Speedway Grand Prix of Italy was the tenth race of the 2008 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on September 27 in the Santa Marina Stadium in Lonigo, Italy. Italian SGP was won by Hans N. Andersen from Denmark. It was his first GP Won in this season.[1]

Riders[edit]

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Guglielmo Franchetti as a wild card, and Mattia Carpanese and Alessandro Milanese as track reserves.[2] The draw was made on September 16 at the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme Headquarters in Mies, Switzerland.[3]

Heat details[edit]

Placing Draw Rider Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pts Pos 21 22 23
1 16 Denmark (5) Hans N. Andersen 21 3 2 3 2 2 12 2 3 3
2 5 Denmark (11) Bjarne Pedersen 17 3 0 2 3 3 11 3 2 2
3 12 Australia (3) Jason Crump 18 3 3 3 2 2 13 1 3 1
4 9 Australia (2) Leigh Adams 12 1 2 1 3 3 10 4 2 0
5 13 Poland (7) Rune Holta 10 2 3 2 1 1 9 6 1
6 7 Sweden (10) Andreas Jonsson 9 2 0 3 3 1 9 5 0
7 2 United States (6) Greg Hancock 9 1 3 1 3 0 8 8 1
8 10 Poland (4) Tomasz Gollob 9 2 2 1 1 3 9 7 X
9 3 Poland (14) Krzysztof Kasprzak 8 2 1 2 0 3 8 9
10 11 United Kingdom (8) Scott Nicholls 8 T/- 3 1 2 2 8 10
11 8 Denmark (1) Nicki Pedersen 6 1 F2x 3 0 2 6 11
12 1 Denmark (12) Niels Kristian Iversen 6 3 1 0 1 1 6 12
13 6 Sweden (15) Fredrik Lindgren 5 X 1 2 2 0 5 13
14 15 Czech Republic (13) Lukáš Dryml 4 1 2 0 1 0 4 14
15 17 Italy (17) Mattia Carpanese 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 15
16 14 Italy (16) Guglielmo Franchetti 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
17 18 Italy (18) Alessandro Milanese 0 0 0 17
4 United Kingdom (9) Chris Harris - -
Placing Draw Rider Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pts Pos 21 22 23

e: retired or mechanical failure • m: exclusion for exceeding two minute time allowance • t: exclusion for touching the tapes • x: other exclusion • f: fell
ns: non-starter • nc: non-classify
Semi-finals: Heat 21: Riders placed 1st, 4th, 6th & 7th in the intermediate classification (after 20 heats)
Heat 22: Riders placed 2nd, 3rd, 5th & 8th in the intermediate classification (after 20 heats)
Big Final (heat 23): The first and second placed riders in each of the Semi-Finals

gate A – inside gate B gate C gate D – outside

Heat by heat[edit]

  1. Iversen, Kasprzak, Hancock, Carpanese
    Reserve rider Carpanese replaces injured Harris and comes.
  2. B.Pedersen, Jonsson, N.Pedersen, Lindgren (Fx)
  3. Crump, Gollob, Adams, Milanese, Nicholls (T/-)
    Nicholls touching the tapes and was excluded and replaced by Milanese.
  4. Andersen, Holta, Dryml, Franchetti
  5. Holta, Adams, Iversen, B.Pedersen
  6. Hancock, Gollob, Lindgren, Franchetti
  7. Nicholls, Dryml, Kasprzak, Jonsson
  8. Crump, Andersen, Carpanese, N.Pedersen (F2x)
    Pedersen crashes and is excluded. Carpanese takes a point despite broken chain!!
  9. Andersen, Lindgren, Nicholls, Iversen
  10. Crump, B.Pedersen, Hancock, Dryml
  11. N.Pedersen, Kasprzak, Adams, Franchetti
  12. Jonsson, Holta, Gollob, Carpanese
  13. Jonsson, Crump, Iversen, Franchetti
  14. Hancock, Nicholls, Holta, N.Pedersen
  15. B.Pedersen, Andersen, Gollob, Kasprzak
  16. Adams, Lindgren, Dryml, Carpanese
  17. Gollob, N.Pedersen, Iversen, Dryml
  18. Adams, Andersen, Jonsson, Hancock
  19. Kasprzak, Crump, Holta, Lindgren
  20. B.Pedersen, Nicholls, Carpanese, Franchetti
    Semi-Finals:
  21. Crump, Adams, Holta, Gollob (X)
    Race stopped due to collision between Crump & Gollob - Golob excluded
  22. Andersen, B.Pedersen, Hancock, Jonsson
    The Final:
  23. Andersen (6 points), B.Pedersen (4), Crump (2), Adams (0)

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 SVN
Slovenia
EUR
Poland
SWE
Sweden
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
CZE
Czech Republic
SCA
Sweden
LAT
Latvia
POL
Poland
ITA
Italy
FIN
Poland
1 Denmark (1) Nicki Pedersen 161 17 16 16 20 11 22 14 18 21 6  
2 Australia (3) Jason Crump 145 10 8 12 18 22 17 12 19 9 18  
3 United States (6) Greg Hancock 129 8 20 6 10 20 13 12 13 18 9  
4 Poland (4) Tomasz Gollob 127 19 12 8 19 4 12 8 16 20 9  
5 Denmark (5) Hans N. Andersen 122 14 6 8 11 9 16 20 7 10 21  
6 Australia (2) Leigh Adams 110 5 20 9 8 7 10 21 9 9 12  
7 Sweden (10) Andreas Jonsson 88 12 9 8 9 8 9 6 10 8 9  
8 Poland (7) Rune Holta 73 5 4 17 7 6 9 5 4 6 10  
9 United Kingdom (8) Scott Nicholls 70 7 2 7 7 12 6 4 7 10 8  
10 Denmark (11) Bjarne Pedersen 66 4 7 14 7 6 7 4 17  
11 Sweden (15) Fredrik Lindgren 64 7 7 22 3 2 4 7 7 0 5  
12 Denmark (12) Niels Kristian Iversen 59 8 10 2 6 6 7 9 1 4 6  
13 United Kingdom (9) Chris Harris 54 6 6 5 3 10 7 3 9 5 ns  
14 Poland (14) Krzysztof Kasprzak 52 6 3 5 3 4 1 9 7 6 8  
15 Czech Republic (13) Lukáš Dryml 39 9 2 3 1 1 4 5 7 3 4  
16 Poland (16) Jarosław Hampel 16 16  
17 Denmark (16) Kenneth Bjerre 11 11  
18 Poland (16) Wiesław Jaguś 9 9  
19 Czech Republic (16) (19) Luboš Tomíček, Jr. 8 3 5 0  
20 Slovenia (16) Matej Žagar 7 7  
21 Sweden (16) (17) Jonas Davidsson 7 7 ns  
22 United Kingdom (16) Edward Kennett 4 4  
23 Sweden (16) Peter Ljung 3 3  
24 Latvia (16) Grigory Laguta 2 2  
25 Italy (17) Mattia Carpanese 2 2  
26 Sweden (18) Billy Forsberg 2 2  
27 Denmark (17) Nicolai Klindt 1 1  
28 Poland (17) (18) Krzysztof Buczkowski 1 ns 1  
29 Italy (16) Guglielmo Franchetti 0 0  
30 Sweden (17) Sebastian Aldén 0 0  
31 Latvia (17) Maksims Bogdanovs 0 0  
32 Italy (18) Alessandro Milanese 0 0  
Rider(s) not classified
Slovenia (17) Izak Šantej ns  
Poland (17) Damian Baliński ns  
United Kingdom (17) Tai Woffinden ns  
Czech Republic (17) Adrian Rymel ns  
Slovenia (18) Denis Štojs ns  
Denmark (18) Patrick Hougaard ns  
United Kingdom (18) Simon Stead ns  
Czech Republic (18) Filip Šitera ns  
Sweden (18) Thomas H. Jonasson ns  
Latvia (18) Kasts Poudzuks ns  
Poland (18) Maciej Janowski ns  
Pos. Rider Points SVN
Slovenia
EUR
Poland
SWE
Sweden
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
CZE
Czech Republic
SCA
Sweden
LAT
Latvia
POL
Poland
ITA
Italy
FIN
Poland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andersen najlepszy we Włoszech" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 2008-09-27. Archived from the original on 30 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Franchetti pojedzie z dziką kartą" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 2008-09-09. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-09. 
  3. ^ "Press Release Lonigo SGP" (PDF). Polski Związek Motorowy. 2008-09-17. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 

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