2012 Speedway Grand Prix of Poland

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Poland 2012 Speedway Grand Prix of Poland
2012 FIM Gorzow Speedway Grand Prix of Poland
Information
Date 23 June 2012
City Poland Gorzów Wielkopolski
Event 6 of 12 (150)
Referee Sweden Krister Gardel
Jury President United Kingdom Anthony Steele
Stadium details
Stadium Edward Jancarz Stadium
Capacity 17,000
Length 329 m
Track speedway
SGP Results
Attendance 10,000
Best Time Slovakia Martin Vaculík
61,60 secs (in Heat 2)
Winner Slovakia Martin Vaculík
Runner-up Australia Chris Holder
3rd place Poland Bartosz Zmarzlik

The 2012 FIM Gorzow Speedway Grand Prix of Poland was the sixth race of the 2012 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on June 23 at the Edward Jancarz Stadium in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland.[1][2][3]

The Grand Prix was won by Martin Vaculík who beat Chris Harris, wild card Bartosz Zmarzlik and Tomasz Gollob.[4][5] Vaculík becoming first Slovak rider who ride in the SGP and third rider who won SGP event in his debiut (after Tomasz Gollob and Emil Sayfutdinov). It was 150th SPG event since 1995 and Greg Hancock was only rider who rode in all meetings.[6][7]

Riders[edit]

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Bartosz Zmarzlik as Wild Card, and Piotr and Przemysław Pawlicki both as Track Reserves.[8] Injured Jarosław Hampel was replaced by first Qualified Substitutes, Martin Vaculík.[9] The draw was made on June 22.[10]

(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 5 Slovakia (19) Martin Vaculík 20 3 2 2 2 3 12 2 2 3
2 10 Australia (8) Chris Holder 17 2 2 1 3 3 11 4 2 2
3 7 Poland (16) Bartosz Zmarzlik 13 2 1 3 2 0 8 7 3 1
4 6 Poland (5) Tomasz Gollob 12 1 1 1 3 3 9 5 3 0
5 9 United States (1) Greg Hancock 12 1 3 3 2 3 12 1 R
6 2 Sweden (9) Fredrik Lindgren 11 2 3 3 1 2 11 3 0
7 11 Russia (6) Emil Sayfutdinov 10 0 2 2 3 2 9 6 1
8 13 Sweden (2) Andreas Jonsson 9 3 0 2 2 1 8 8 1
9 1 Sweden (14) Peter Ljung 7 3 1 0 3 0 7 9
10 15 Denmark (10) Nicki Pedersen 7 2 3 1 0 1 7 10
11 16 Denmark (15) Hans N. Andersen 7 0 2 3 1 1 7 11
12 4 Sweden (12) Antonio Lindbäck 6 1 3 0 1 1 6 12
13 12 Australia (4) Jason Crump 5 3 X 0 0 2 5 13
14 14 Denmark (13) Bjarne Pedersen 4 1 0 2 1 0 4 14
15 8 Denmark (7) Kenneth Bjerre 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 15
16 3 United Kingdom (11) Chris Harris 1 0 R 1 R 0 1 16
17 17 Poland (17) Piotr Pawlicki, Jr. - - 17
18 18 Poland (18) Przemysław Pawlicki - - 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. (61,81) Ljung, Lindgren, Lindbäck, Harris
  2. (61,60) Vaculík, Zmarzlik, Gollob, Bjerre
  3. (62,31) Crump, Holder, Hancock, Sayfutdinov
  4. (62,41) Jonsson, N. Pedersen, B. Pedersen, Andersen
  5. (62,75) Hancock, Vaculík, Ljung, Jonsson
  6. (63,01) Lindgren, Holder, Gollob, B. Pedersen
  7. (63,14) N. Pedersen, Sayfutdinov, Zmarzlik, Harris (R)
  8. (63,11) Lindbäck, Andersen, Bjerre, Crump (X)
  9. (63,33) Andersen, Sayfutdinov, Gollob, Ljung
  10. (63,94) Lindgren, Vaculík, N. Pedersen, Crump
  11. (63,97) Hancock, B. Pedersen, Harris, Bjerre
  12. (64,13) Zmarzlik, Jonsson, Holder, Lindbäck
  13. (64,19) Ljung, Zmarzlik, B. Pedersen, Crump
  14. (63,78) Sayfutdinov, Jonsson, Lindgren, Bjerre
  15. (64,34) Holder, Vaculík, Andersen, Harris (R)
  16. (64,12) Gollob, Hancock, Lindbäck, N. Pedersen
  17. (65,06) Holder, Bjerre, N. Pedersen, Ljung
  18. (64,72) Hancock, Lindgren, Andersen, Zmarzlik
  19. (64,34) Gollob, Crump, Jonsson, Harris
  20. (64,22) Vaculík, Sayfutdinov, Lindbäck, B. Pedersen
    Semifinals
  21. (64,23) Zmarzlik, Holder, Sayfutdinov, Hancock (R)
  22. (64,34) Gollob, Vaculík, Jonsson, Lindgren
    Final
  23. (66,87) Vaculík, Holder, Zmarzlik, Gollob

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 87 22 9 12 15 17 12            
2 Australia (4) Jason Crump 78 12 12 20 11 18 5            
3 Australia (8) Chris Holder 78 4 19 12 17 9 17            
4 Denmark (10) Nicki Pedersen 72 13 10 19 14 9 7            
5 Poland (5) Tomasz Gollob 64 15 16 12 6 3 12            
6 Sweden (9) Fredrik Lindgren 63 8 8 6 15 15 11            
7 Russia (6) Emil Sayfutdinov 58 8 7 10 12 11 10            
8 Sweden (2) Andreas Jonsson 47 4 13 3 10 8 9            
9 Poland (3) Jarosław Hampel 46 18 15 6 7 ns            
10 Sweden (12) Antonio Lindbäck 40 13 4 9 5 3 6            
11 Sweden (14) Peter Ljung 36 4 6 5 6 8 7            
12 Denmark (13) Bjarne Pedersen 33 7 2 6 4 10 4            
13 Denmark (15) Hans N. Andersen 31 6 5 6 3 4 7            
14 Denmark (7) Kenneth Bjerre 28 4 8 3 5 5 3            
15 United Kingdom (11) Chris Harris 28 5 3 6 3 10 1            
16 Slovakia (19) Martin Vaculík 20 20            
17 Poland (16) Bartosz Zmarzlik 13 13            
18 Sweden (16) Thomas H. Jonasson 11 11            
19 Czech Republic (16) Josef Franc 9 9            
20 Poland (16)(18) Przemysław Pawlicki 7 7 ns            
21 Denmark (16) Michael Jepsen Jensen 7 7            
22 Denmark (18) Mikkel B. Jensen 4 4            
23 Denmark (17) Peter Kildemand 2 2            
24 United Kingdom (16) Jason Bunyan 1 1            
25 Czech Republic (17) Václav Milík, Jr. 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            
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 Gorzow Speedway Grand Prix of Poland". speedwaygp.com. Retrieved 16 Mar 2012. 
  3. ^ Świat Żużla, No 1 (89) 2012, pages 32-33 ISSN 1429-3285
  4. ^ "Sensacyjne zwycięstwo Martina Vaculika w Gorzowie, Bartosz Zmarzlik na podium" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 23 Jun 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  5. ^ Świat Żużla, No 4 (92) 2012, page 60 ISSN 1429-3285
  6. ^ "Słowak - kolejną nacją w Grand Prix" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 17 Jun 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  7. ^ "Dwóch wygrywało w debiucie w Grand Prix" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 21 Jun 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  8. ^ "Zmarzlik z dziką kartą w Gorzowie!" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 5 Jun 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  9. ^ "Vaculik zastąpi Hampela w Gorzowie" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 13 Jun 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  10. ^ "Lista startowa Grand Prix Polski w Gorzowie" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 22 Jun 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 

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