2012 Speedway Grand Prix of Sweden

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Sweden 2012 Speedway Grand Prix of Sweden
2012 FIM Swedish SGP
Information
Date 26 May 2012
City Sweden Gothenburg
Event 4 of 12 (148)
Referee United Kingdom Craig Ackroyd
Jury President Italy Armando Castagna
Stadium details
Stadium Ullevi
Capacity 43,000
Length 404 m
Track temporary (athletics)
SGP Results
Attendance 11,000
Best Time Sweden Antonio Lindbäck
67,1 secs (in Heat 2)
Winner Sweden Fredrik Lindgren
Runner-up United States Greg Hancock
3rd place Australia Chris Holder

The 2012 FIM Swedish Speedway Grand Prix was the fourth race of the 2012 Speedway Grand Prix season. It was take place on May 26 at the Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden.[1][2][3]

The Grand Prix was won by Fredrik Lindgren who beat Greg Hancock, Chris Holder and wild card Thomas H. Jonasson. It was first SGP won by Lidngren.[4][5]

Riders[edit]

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Thomas H. Jonasson as Wild Card, and Linus Sundström and Simon Gustafsson both as Track Reserves.[6] The Draw was made on May 25.[7]

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 6 Sweden (9) Fredrik Lindgren 15 1 1 3 0 2 7 8 2 3
2 12 United States (1) Greg Hancock 15 0 1 3 1 3 8 7 3 2
3 16 Australia (8) Chris Holder 17 2 2 2 3 3 12 2 3 1
4 2 Sweden (16) Thomas H. Jonasson 11 2 2 2 2 1 9 6 2 0
5 4 Denmark (10) Nicki Pedersen 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 1 X
6 10 Russia (6) Emil Sayfutdinov 12 3 3 2 1 2 11 3 1
7 14 Australia (4) Jason Crump 11 3 0 2 2 3 10 4 1
8 11 Sweden (2) Andreas Jonsson 10 2 3 1 3 1 10 5 0
9 5 Poland (3) Jarosław Hampel 7 2 2 1 2 0 7 9
10 3 Sweden (14) Peter Ljung 6 1 2 3 0 0 6 10
11 7 Poland (5) Tomasz Gollob 6 0 F 1 3 2 6 11
12 8 Sweden (12) Antonio Lindbäck 6 3 0 1 1 1 6 12
13 9 Denmark (7) Kenneth Bjerre 5 1 3 0 1 0 5 13
14 15 Denmark (13) Bjarne Pedersen 4 1 1 0 2 0 4 14
15 1 United Kingdom (11) Chris Harris 3 0 0 R 0 3 3 15
16 13 Denmark (15) Hans N. Andersen 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 16
17 17 Sweden (17) Linus Sundström - - 17
18 18 Sweden (18) Simon Gustafsson - - 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. (67,2) N. Pedersen, Jonasson, Ljung, Harris
  2. (67,1) Lindbäck, Hampel, Lindgren, Gollob
  3. (67,3) Sayfutdinov, Jonsson, Bjerre, Hancock
  4. (67,4) Crump, Holder, B. Pedersen, Andersen
  5. (68,2) Bjerre, Hampel, Andersen, Harris
  6. (68,5) Sayfutdinov, Jonasson, Lindgren, Crump
  7. (68,7) Jonsson, Ljung, B. Pedersen, Gollob (F)
  8. (67,4) N. Pedersen, Holder, Hancock, Lindbäck
  9. (68,3) Lindgren, Holder, Jonsson, Harris (R)
  10. (68,9) Hancock, Jonasson, Hampel, B. Pedersen
  11. (69,7) Ljung, Crump, Lindbäck, Bjerre
  12. (68,3) N. Pedersen, Sayfutdinov, Gollob, Andersen
  13. (69,2) Gollob, Crump, Hancock, Harris
  14. (69,2) Jonsson, Jonasson, Andersen, Lindbäck
  15. (68,6) Holder, Hampel, Sayfutdinov, Ljung
  16. (69,1) N. Pedersen, B. Pedersen, Bjerre, Lindgren
  17. (69,0) Harris, Sayfutdinov, Lindbäck, B. Pedersen
  18. (67,7) Holder, Gollob, Jonasson, Bjerre
  19. (68,8) Hancock, Lindgren, Andersen, Ljung
  20. (68,3) Crump, N. Pedersen, Jonsson, Hampel
    Semifinals
  21. (69,4)21. Hancock, Jonasson, Crump, N. Pedersen (X)
  22. (69,1)22. Holder, Lindgren, Sayfutdinov, Jonsson
    the Final
  23. (69,1)23. Lindgren, Hancock, Holder, Jonasson

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 58 22 9 12 15                
2 Denmark (10) Nicki Pedersen 56 13 10 19 14                
3 Australia (4) Jason Crump 55 12 12 20 11                
4 Australia (8) Chris Holder 52 4 19 12 17                
5 Poland (5) Tomasz Gollob 49 15 16 12 6                
6 Poland (3) Jarosław Hampel 46 18 15 6 7                
7 Russia (6) Emil Sayfutdinov 37 8 7 10 12                
8 Sweden (9) Fredrik Lindgren 37 8 8 6 15                
9 Sweden (12) Antonio Lindbäck 31 13 4 9 5                
10 Sweden (2) Andreas Jonsson 30 4 13 3 10                
11 Sweden (14) Peter Ljung 21 4 6 5 6                
12 Denmark (7) Kenneth Bjerre 20 4 8 3 5                
13 Denmark (15) Hans N. Andersen 20 6 5 6 3                
14 Denmark (13) Bjarne Pedersen 19 7 2 6 4                
15 United Kingdom (11) Chris Harris 17 5 3 6 3                
16 Sweden (16) Thomas H. Jonasson 11 11                
17 Czech Republic (16) Josef Franc 9 9                
18 Poland (16) Przemysław Pawlicki 7 7                
19 United Kingdom (16) Jason Bunyan 1 1                
20 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 (18) Piotr Pawlicki, Jr. 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 Swedish Speedway GP". speedwaygp.com. Retrieved 16 Mar 2012. 
  3. ^ Świat Żużla, No 1 (89) 2012, pages 28-29 ISSN 1429-3285
  4. ^ "Lista startowa Grand Prix Szwecji" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 25 May 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  5. ^ Świat Żużla, No 4 (92) 2012, page 59 ISSN 1429-3285
  6. ^ "Dzika karta dla Jonassona" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 8 May 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 
  7. ^ "Lista startowa Grand Prix Szwecji" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 25 May 2012. Retrieved 24 Feb 2013. 

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