2012 Speedway Grand Prix of Croatia

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Croatia 2012 Speedway Grand Prix of Croatia
2012 FIM Fogo Croatian SGP
Information
Date 28 July 2012
City Croatia Donji Kraljevec (Goričan)
Event 7 of 12 (151)
Referee United Kingdom Jim Lawrence
Jury President Italy Armando Castagna
Stadium details
Stadium Stadium Milenium
Capacity 7,500
Length 305 m
Track speedway
SGP Results
Attendance 5,500
Best Time United States Greg Hancock
59,50 secs (in Heat 1)
Winner Denmark Nicki Pedersen
Runner-up Sweden Andreas Jonsson
3rd place Poland Tomasz Gollob

The 2012 FIM Fogo Croatian Speedway Grand Prix was the seventh race of the 2012 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on July 28 at the Stadium Milenium in Donji Kraljevec, Croatia.[1][2][3]

The Grand Prix was won by Nicki Pedersen who beat Andreas Jonsson, Tomasz Gollob and wild card Jurica Pavlic.[4][5]

Riders[edit]

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Bartosz Zmarzlik as Wild Card, and Piotr and Przemysław Pawlicki both as Track Reserves.[6] Injured Jarosław Hampel was replaced by first Qualified Substitutes, Martin Vaculík.[7] The draw was made on July 27.[8]

(3) Poland Jarosław Hampel → (19) Slovakia Martin Vaculík

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 14 Denmark (10) Nicki Pedersen 19 3 2 2 3 1 11 1 2 3
2 12 Sweden (2) Andreas Jonsson 15 3 3 3 0 0 9 2 2 2
3 16 Poland (5) Tomasz Gollob 13 1 0 1 3 3 8 8 3 1
4 8 Croatia (16) Jurica Pavlic 12 1 2 3 2 1 9 7 3 0
5 6 United Kingdom (11) Chris Harris 10 0 3 3 2 1 9 4 1
6 1 United States (1) Greg Hancock 10 3 2 0 1 3 9 5 1
7 7 Australia (4) Jason Crump 9 3 1 3 2 0 9 3 0
8 2 Sweden (9) Fredrik Lindgren 9 2 1 2 3 1 9 6 X
9 13 Slovakia (19) Martin Vaculík 8 0 3 2 1 2 8 9
10 9 Denmark (15) Hans N. Andersen 8 2 1 0 3 2 8 10
11 4 Russia (6) Emil Sayfutdinov 7 1 1 1 1 3 7 11
12 15 Denmark (7) Kenneth Bjerre 7 2 2 1 0 2 7 12
13 3 Sweden (12) Antonio Lindbäck 6 0 0 1 2 3 6 13
14 11 Australia (8) Chris Holder 6 1 3 2 Fx - 6 14
15 5 Denmark (13) Bjarne Pedersen 5 2 0 0 1 2 5 15
16 10 Sweden (14) Peter Ljung 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
17 17 Croatia (17) Dino Kovacic 0 0 0 17
18 18 Slovenia (18) Samo Kukovica - - 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. (59,50) Hancock, Lindgren, Sayfutdinov, Lindbäck
  2. (60,17) Crump, B.Pedersen, Pavlic, Harris
  3. (60,01) Jonsson, Andersen, Holder, Ljung
  4. (60,23) N.Pedersen, Bjerre, Gollob, Vaculík
  5. (60,70) Vaculík, Hancock, Andersen, B.Pedersen
  6. (60,14) Harris, N.Pedersen, Lindgren, Ljung
  7. (60,03) Holder, Bjerre, Crump, Lindbäck
  8. (61,04) Jonsson, Pavlic, Sayfutdinov, Gollob
  9. (61,14) Harris, Holder, Gollob, Hancock
  10. (61,32) Jonsson, Lindgren, Bjerre, B.Pedersen
  11. (61,20) Pavlic, N.Pedersen, Lindbäck, Andersen
  12. (61,21) Crump, Vaculík, Sayfutdinov, Ljung
  13. (61,36) N.Pedersen, Crump, Hancock, Jonsson
  14. (61,53) Lindgren, Pavlic, Vaculík, Holder (Fx)
  15. (61,75) Gollob, Lindbäck, B.Pedersen, Ljung
  16. (61,64) Andersen, Harris, Sayfutdinov, Bjerre
  17. (61,85) Hancock, Bjerre, Pavlic, Ljung
  18. (62,34) Gollob, Andersen, Lindgren, Crump
  19. (61,68) Lindbäck, Vaculík, Harris, Jonsson
  20. (61,73) Sayfutdinov, B.Pedersen, N.Pedersen, Kovacic
    Semifinals
  21. (61,86) Pavlic, N.Pedersen, Harris, Lindgren (X)
  22. (61,98) Gollob, Jonsson, Hancock, Crump
    the Final
  23. (62,18) N.Pedersen, Jonsson, Gollob, Pavlic

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 NZL
New Zealand
EUR
Poland
CZE
Czech Republic
SWE
Sweden
DEN
Denmark
POL
Poland
CRO
Croatia
ITA
Italy
GBR
United Kingdom
SCA
Sweden
NOR
Denmark
PL2
Poland
1 United States (1) Greg Hancock 97 22 9 12 15 17 12 10          
2 Denmark (10) Nicki Pedersen 91 13 10 19 14 9 7 19          
3 Australia (4) Jason Crump 87 12 12 20 11 18 5 9          
4 Australia (8) Chris Holder 84 4 19 12 17 9 17 6          
5 Poland (5) Tomasz Gollob 77 15 16 12 6 3 12 13          
6 Sweden (9) Fredrik Lindgren 72 8 8 6 15 15 11 9          
7 Russia (6) Emil Sayfutdinov 65 8 7 10 12 11 10 7          
8 Sweden (2) Andreas Jonsson 62 4 13 3 10 8 9 15          
9 Poland (3) Jarosław Hampel 46 18 15 6 7 ns          
10 Sweden (12) Antonio Lindbäck 46 13 4 9 5 3 6 6          
11 Denmark (15) Hans N. Andersen 39 6 5 6 3 4 7 8          
12 United Kingdom (11) Chris Harris 38 5 3 6 3 10 1 10          
13 Denmark (13) Bjarne Pedersen 38 7 2 6 4 10 4 5          
14 Sweden (14) Peter Ljung 36 4 6 5 6 8 7 0          
15 Denmark (7) Kenneth Bjerre 35 4 8 3 5 5 3 7          
16 Slovakia (19) Martin Vaculík 28 20 8          
17 Poland (16) Bartosz Zmarzlik 13 13          
18 Croatia (16) Jurica Pavlic 12 12          
19 Sweden (16) Thomas H. Jonasson 11 11          
20 Czech Republic (16) Josef Franc 9 9          
21 Poland (16)(18) Przemysław Pawlicki 7 7 ns          
22 Denmark (16) Michael Jepsen Jensen 7 7          
23 Denmark (18) Mikkel B. Jensen 4 4          
24 Denmark (17) Peter Kildemand 2 2          
25 United Kingdom (16) Jason Bunyan 1 1          
26 Czech Republic (17) Václav Milík, Jr. 0 0          
27 Croatia (17) Dino Kovacic 0 0          
Rider(s) not classified
New Zealand (17) Grant Tregoning ns          
New Zealand (18) Sean Mason ns          
Poland (17) Tobiasz Musielak ns          
Poland (17)(18) Piotr Pawlicki, Jr. ns ns          
Czech Republic (18) Matěj Kůs ns          
Sweden (17) Linus Sundström ns          
Sweden (18) Simon Gustafsson ns          
Slovenia (18) Samo Kukovica ns          
Pos. Rider Points NZL
New Zealand
EUR
Poland
CZE
Czech Republic
SWE
Sweden
DEN
Denmark
POL
Poland
CRO
Croatia
ITA
Italy
GBR
United Kingdom
SCA
Sweden
NOR
Denmark
PL2
Poland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIM Track Racing Commission 2012 Calendars (Mar 16)". fim-live.com. 16 Mar 2012. Retrieved 16 Mar 2012. 
  2. ^ "FIM Croatian Speedway Grand Prix". speedwaygp.com. Retrieved 16 Mar 2012. 
  3. ^ Świat Żużla, No 1 (89) 2012, pages 34-35 ISSN 1429-3285
  4. ^ "Odrodzenie Golloba! Polak na podium w Gorican!" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 28 Jul 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  5. ^ Świat Żużla, No 4 (92) 2012, page 60 ISSN 1429-3285
  6. ^ "Pavlic pojedzie w Grand Prix Chorwacji" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 15 Jul 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  7. ^ "Vaculik wystąpi w Gorican" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 18 Jul 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  8. ^ "Lista startowa Grand Prix Chorwacji" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 27 Jul 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 

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