2011 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain

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United Kingdom 2011 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain
FIM Doodson British Speedway Grand Prix
Information
Date 25 June 2011
City United Kingdom Wales Cardiff
Event 5 of 11 (138)
Referee Poland Wojciech Grodzki
Jury President Italy Armando Castagna
Stadium details
Stadium Millennium Stadium
Length 277 m
SGP Results
Attendance 43,640
Best Time Australia Chris Holder
55,3 secs (in Heat 22)
Winner United States Greg Hancock
Runner-up Denmark Nicki Pedersen
3rd place Australia Chris Holder

The 2011 FIM Doodson British Speedway Grand Prix was the fifth race of the 2011 Speedway Grand Prix season. It was take place on June 25 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Great Britain.[1][2]

Riders[edit]

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Scott Nicholls as Wild Card, and Tai Woffinden and Ben Barker both as Track Reserves. Because Artem Laguta did not have a valid visa, he could not enter into the United Kingdom. He was replaced by first Qualified Substitutes, Magnus Zetterström of Sweden.[3] Another Russian rider, Emil Sayfutdinov, has Polish citizenship also. The Draw was made on June 24 by the Jury President, Armando Castagna.[4][5]

(13) Russia Artem Laguta → (19) Sweden Magnus Zetterström

Results[edit]

The Grand Prix was won by Greg Hancock who beat Nicki Pedersen, Chris Holder and Emil Sayfutdinov in the final. Hancock becoming World Championship leader.[6][7][8]

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 8 United States (5) Greg Hancock 20 2 3 1 3 3 12 1 2 3
2 11 Denmark (10) Nicki Pedersen 16 3 2 3 2 T/- 10 5 2 2
3 14 Australia (8) Chris Holder 15 0 1 3 3 3 10 3 3 1
4 10 Russia (12) Emil Sayfutdinov 13 0 2 3 3 2 10 4 3 Fx
5 6 Denmark (7) Kenneth Bjerre 11 1 3 2 3 2 11 2 T
6 16 Sweden (9) Andreas Jonsson 10 2 2 1 1 3 9 6 1
7 3 Sweden (19) Magnus Zetterström 9 2 3 0 2 1 8 8 1
8 4 Australia (3) Jason Crump 8 3 0 2 2 1 8 7 0
9 9 Poland (15) Janusz Kołodziej 7 2 3 2 0 0 7 9
10 7 Poland (1) Tomasz Gollob 7 3 0 1 1 2 7 10
11 2 United Kingdom (6) Chris Harris 6 1 0 3 1 1 6 11
12 12 Poland (2) Jarosław Hampel 5 1 1 R 0 3 5 12
13 1 United Kingdom (16) Scott Nicholls 5 0 2 0 2 1 5 13
14 15 Sweden (11) Fredrik Lindgren 5 1 1 2 1 X 5 14
15 13 Sweden (14) Antonio Lindbäck 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 15
16 17 United Kingdom (17) Tai Woffinden 2 2 2 16
17 5 Poland (4) Rune Holta 1 0 1 Fx 0 0 1 17
18 18 United Kingdom (18) Ben Barker - - 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. (56,2) Crump, Zetterström, Harris, Nicholls
  2. (56,0) Gollob, Hancock, Bjerre, Holta
  3. (56,1) Pedersen, Kołodziej, Hampel, Sayfutdinov
  4. (56,7) Lindbäck, Jonsson, Lindgren, Holder
  5. (56,3) Kołodziej, Nicholls, Holta, Lindbäck
  6. (56,0) Bjerre, Sayfutdinov, Holder, Harris
  7. (56,9) Zetterström, Pedersen, Lindgren, Gollob
  8. (56,6) Hancock, Jonsson, Hampel, Crump
  9. (56,2) Pedersen, Bjerre, Jonsson, Nicholls
  10. (57,0) Harris, Lindgren, Holta (Fx), Hampel (X)
  11. (56,1) Holder, Kołodziej, Hancock, Zetterström
  12. (56,7) Sayfutdinov, Crump, Gollob, Lindbäck
  13. (55,6) Holder, Nicholls, Gollob, Hampel
  14. (56,3) Hancock, Pedersen, Harris, Lindbäck
  15. (56,3) Sayfutdinov, Zetterström, Jonsson, Holta
  16. (56,7) Bjerre, Crump, Lindgren, Kołodziej
  17. (56,0) Hancock, Sayfutdinov, Nicholls, Lindgren (X)
  18. (56,8) Jonsson, Gollob, Harris, Kołodziej
  19. (56,0) Hampel, Bjerre, Zetterström, Lindbäck
  20. (56,4) Holder, Woffinden, Crump, Holta (Pedersen - R)
    Semi-Finals:
  21. (55,6) Sayfutdinov, Hancock, Jonsson, Crump
  22. (55,3) Holder, Pedersen, Zetterström, Bjerre (R)
    the Final:
  23. (55,8) Hancock, Pedersen, Holder, Sayfutdinov (Fx)

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 EUR
Poland
SWE
Sweden
CZE
Czech Republic
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
ITA
Italy
SCA
Sweden
POL
Poland
NOR
Denmark
CRO
Croatia
PL2
Poland
1 United States (5) Greg Hancock 80 14 10 23 13 20            
2 Poland (1) Tomasz Gollob 68 18 6 17 20 7            
3 Australia (8) Chris Holder 57 9 10 9 14 15            
4 Poland (2) Jarosław Hampel 53 12 5 19 12 5            
5 Denmark (10) Nicki Pedersen 53 17 4 9 7 16            
6 Australia (3) Jason Crump 50 5 6 13 18 8            
7 Russia (12) Emil Sayfutdinov 48 14 8 6 7 13            
8 Sweden (11) Fredrik Lindgren 40 11 6 9 9 5            
9 Denmark (7) Kenneth Bjerre 38 10 2 9 6 11            
10 Sweden (9) Andreas Jonsson 36 5 6 8 7 10            
11 Poland (15) Janusz Kołodziej 28 8 9 1 3 7            
12 United Kingdom (6) Chris Harris 27 7 4 3 7 6            
13 Poland (4) Rune Holta 24 9 1 7 6 1            
13 Sweden (14) Antonio Lindbäck 24 1 9 6 5 3            
15 Russia (13) Artem Laguta 10 0 1 2 7            
16 Sweden (19) Magnus Zetterström 9 9            
17 Sweden (16) Thomas H. Jonasson 8 8            
18 United Kingdom (16) Scott Nicholls 5 5            
19 Poland (16) Damian Baliński 4 4            
20 Czech Republic (16) Matěj Kůs 3 3            
21 Denmark (16) Mikkel B. Jensen 2 2            
22 United Kingdom (17) Tai Woffinden 2 2            
23 Sweden (17) Simon Gustafsson 1 1            
24 Sweden (18) Dennis Andersson 0 0            
Rider(s) not classified
Poland (17) Patryk Dudek ns            
Poland (18) Maciej Janowski ns            
Czech Republic (17) Lukáš Dryml ns            
Czech Republic (18) Zdeněk Simota ns            
Denmark (17) Michael Jepsen Jensen ns            
Denmark (18) Kenneth Arendt Larsen ns            
United Kingdom (18) Ben Barker ns            
Pos. Rider Points EUR
Poland
SWE
Sweden
CZE
Czech Republic
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
ITA
Italy
SCA
Sweden
POL
Poland
NOR
Denmark
CRO
Croatia
PL2
Poland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SGP/SWC Dates 2011". speedwaygp.com. 22 Oct 2010. Archived from the original on 25 October 2010. Retrieved 26 Oct 2010. 
  2. ^ "Supplementary Regulations". FIM-live.com. Retrieved 10 Jun 2011. 
  3. ^ "Magnus Zetterstroem: Marzę o zwycięstwie w Cardiff" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 22 Jun 2011. Retrieved 28 Jul 2011. 
  4. ^ "Draw". speedwaygp.com. 24 Jun 2011. Retrieved 28 Jul 2011. 
  5. ^ "Lista startowa Grand Prix Wielkiej Brytanii" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 24 Jun 2011. Retrieved 28 Jul 2011. 
  6. ^ "Cardiff SGP Result". PZM.pl. 27 Jun 2011. Retrieved 28 Jul 2011. 
  7. ^ "Greg Hancock zwyciężył w Cardiff, nieudany występ Polaków" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 25 Jun 2011. Retrieved 28 Jul 2011. 
  8. ^ Świat Żużla, No 4 (88) 2011, page 55 ISSN 1429-3285

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