2008 Speedway Grand Prix of Scandinavia

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Sweden 2008 Speedway Grand Prix of Scandinavia
FIM RingUp Scandinavian Speedway Grand Prix
Information
Date 16 August 2008
City Sweden Målilla
Event 7 of 11 (107)
Referee Hungary István Daragó
Jury President Denmark Jørgen L. Jensen
Stadium details
Stadium G&B Stadium
Capacity 15,000
Length 310 m
Track speedway track
SGP Results
Best Time Denmark Niels Kristian Iversen
56.9 secs (in Heat 2)
Winner Australia Leigh Adams
Runner-up Denmark Hans N. Andersen
3rd place Denmark Nicki Pedersen

The 2008 Speedway Grand Prix of Scandinavia was the seventh race of the 2008 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on August 16, in the G&B Stadium in Målilla, Sweden. The Grand Prix was won by Leigh Adams from Australia. It was his second GP Won in this season.[1][2]

Riders[edit]

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Peter Ljung as a wild card, and Jonas Davidsson and Thomas H. Jonasson both as track reserves. The draw was made on August 5 at the FIM 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 15 Australia (2) Leigh Adams 21 3 3 1 3 2 12 2 3 3
2 2 Denmark (5) Hans N. Andersen 20 3 3 3 3 1 13 1 3 2
3 14 Denmark (1) Nicki Pedersen 14 2 2 E/st 3 3 10 4 2 1
4 5 Australia (3) Jason Crump 12 2 1 2 3 2 10 5 2 0
5 9 United States (6) Greg Hancock 12 3 2 3 2 2 12 3 0
6 6 Denmark (12) Niels Kristian Iversen 9 3 1 3 0 1 8 7 1
7 13 Poland (14) Krzysztof Kasprzak 9 0 3 2 2 2 9 6 0
8 16 Poland (4) Tomasz Gollob 8 1 E/st 2 1 3 7 8 1
9 3 Sweden (15) Fredrik Lindgren 7 1 2 2 2 F4 7 9
10 12 Denmark (11) Bjarne Pedersen 6 0 2 0 1 3 6 10
11 7 Sweden (10) Andreas Jonsson 6 X 1 3 2 0 6 11
12 1 Poland (7) Rune Holta 5 2 0 0 E4 3 5 12
13 4 Czech Republic (13) Lukáš Dryml 5 0 3 1 1 0 5 13
14 8 United Kingdom (8) Scott Nicholls 4 1 1 1 1 X 4 14
15 10 Sweden (16) Peter Ljung 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 15
16 11 United Kingdom (9) Chris Harris 3 1 0 1 Fx 1 3 16
17 17 Sweden (17) Jonas Davidsson - - 17
18 18 Sweden (18) Thomas H. Jonasson - - 18
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 after heat[edit]

  1. (57.2) Andersen, Holta, Lindgren, Dryml
  2. (56.9) Iversen, Crump, Nicholls, Jonsson (X)
    Nicholls crashes on 1st lap - Jonsson excluded
  3. (58.7) Hancock, Ljung, Harris, B.Pedersen
  4. (59.2) Adams, N.Pedersen, Gollob, Kasprzak
  5. (59.4) Kasprzak, Hancock, Crump, Holta
  6. (59.3) Andersen, N.Pedersen, Iversen, Ljung
  7. (59.3) Adams, Lindgren, Jonsson, Harris
  8. (60.1) Dryml, B.Pedersen, Nicholls, Gollob (E/start)
  9. (59.7) Iversen, Gollob, Harris, Holta (E4)
  10. (59.5) Andersen, Crump, Adams, B.Pedersen
  11. (59.8) Hancock, Lindgren, Nicholls, N.Pedersen (E/start)
  12. (59.8) Jonsson, Kasprzak, Dryml, Ljung
  13. (59.2) N.Pedersen, Jonsson, B.Pedersen, Holta (E4)
  14. (60.1) Andersen, Kasprzak, Nicholls, Harris (Fx)
    Harris crashes and is excluded
  15. (59.9) Crump, Lindgren, Gollob, Ljung
  16. (60.0) Adams, Hancock, Dryml, Iversen
  17. (60.2) Holta, Adams, Ljung, Nicholls (Fx)
    Holta falls on first lap, Nicholls excluded
  18. (60.3) Gollob, Hancock, Andersen, Jonsson
  19. (61.2) B.Pedersen, Kasprzak, Iversen, Lindgren (F4)
  20. (60.4) N.Pedersen, Crump, Harris, Dryml
    Semi-Finals:
  21. (59.6) Andersen, N.Pedersen, Iversen, Kasprzak
  22. (59.8) Adams, Crump, Gollob, Hancock
    The Final:
  23. (59.7) Adams (6 points), Andersen (4), N.Pedersen (2), Crump (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 116 17 16 16 20 11 22 14        
2 Australia (3) Jason Crump 99 10 8 12 18 22 17 12        
3 United States (6) Greg Hancock 89 8 20 6 10 20 13 12        
4 Denmark (5) Hans N. Andersen 84 14 6 8 11 9 16 20        
5 Poland (4) Tomasz Gollob 82 19 12 8 19 4 12 8        
6 Australia (2) Leigh Adams 80 5 20 9 8 7 10 21        
7 Sweden (10) Andreas Jonsson 61 12 9 8 9 8 9 6        
8 Poland (7) Rune Holta 53 5 4 17 7 6 9 5        
9 Sweden (15) Fredrik Lindgren 52 7 7 22 3 2 4 7        
10 Denmark (12) Niels Kristian Iversen 48 8 10 2 6 6 7 9        
11 United Kingdom (8) Scott Nicholls 45 7 2 7 7 12 6 4        
12 United Kingdom (9) Chris Harris 40 6 6 5 3 10 7 3        
13 Denmark (11) Bjarne Pedersen 38 4 ns ns 7 14 7 6        
14 Poland (14) Krzysztof Kasprzak 31 6 3 5 3 4 1 9        
15 Czech Republic (13) Lukáš Dryml 25 9 2 3 1 1 4 5        
16 Poland (16) Jarosław Hampel 16 16        
17 Denmark (16) Kenneth Bjerre 11 11        
18 Czech Republic (16) (19) Luboš Tomíček, Jr. 8 3 5 0        
19 Slovenia (16) Matej Žagar 7 7        
20 Sweden (16) (17) Jonas Davidsson 7 7 ns        
21 United Kingdom (16) Edward Kennett 4 4        
22 Sweden (16) Peter Ljung 3 3        
23 Sweden (18) Billy Forsberg 2 2        
24 Denmark (17) Nicolai Klindt 1 1        
25 Sweden (17) Sebastian Aldén 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        
Poland (18) Krzysztof Buczkowski ns        
Denmark (18) Patrick Hougaard ns        
United Kingdom (18) Simon Stead ns        
Czech Republic (18) Filip Šitera ns        
Sweden (18) Thomas H. Jonasson 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. ^ "ResultsGP Malilla" (PDF). pzm.pl. 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  2. ^ "Adams rządzi w Malilli". SportoweFakty.pl. 2008-08-16. Archived from the original on 6 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  3. ^ "Press Release Malilla SGP" (PDF). pzm.pl. 2008-08-05. Retrieved 2008-08-06. 

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