European Pairs Speedway Championship

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The European Pairs Speedway Championship is an annual speedway event held each year in different countries organized by the European Motorcycle Union (UEM) since 2004.

Rules[edit]

The minimum age limit (16 years) starts on the date of the rider's birthday.

Team composition[edit]

The 6 (or 7) competing teams shall each consist of 3 riders: 2 riders having programmed riders and the third rider being a substitute, as follows:

6 pairs 7 pairs
  • Pair A: No 1, 2, and 13
  • Pair B: No 3, 4, and 14
  • Pair C: No 5, 6, and 15
  • Pair D: 7, 8, and 16
  • Pair E: 9, 10, and 17
  • Pair F: 11, 12, and 18
  • Pair A: No 1, 2, and 15
  • Pair B: No 3, 4, and 16
  • Pair C: No 5, 6, and 17
  • Pair D: 7, 8, and 18
  • Pair E: 9, 10, and 19
  • Pair F: 11, 12, and 20
  • Pair G: 13, 14, and 21

The substitute rider may take the place of any programmed rider, at any time, within the maximum number of permitted heats (5 when is 6 pairs and 6 when is 7 pairs) as decided by the Team Manager.

Race format[edit]

6 pairs
Gate A
(inside)
B
 
C
 
D
(outside)
A-C B-D
Heat No Riders starting No
1 1 3 2 4 A B
2 5 7 6 8 C D
3 11 9 12 10 F E
4 7 1 8 2 D A
5 9 5 10 6 E C
6 3 11 4 12 B F
7 1 5 2 6 A C
8 11 7 12 8 F D
9 9 3 10 4 E B
10 5 11 6 12 C F
11 1 9 2 10 A E
12 3 7 4 8 B D
13 11 1 12 2 F A
14 7 9 8 10 D E
15 5 3 6 4 C B
7 pairs
Gate A
(inside)
B
 
C
 
D
(outside)
A-C B-D
Heat No Riders starting No
1 1 3 2 4 A B
2 5 7 6 8 C D
3 9 11 10 12 E F
4 13 1 14 2 G A
5 3 5 4 6 B C
6 7 9 8 10 D E
7 13 11 14 12 G F
8 1 5 2 6 A C
9 7 3 8 4 D B
10 9 13 10 14 E G
11 11 1 12 2 F A
12 3 9 4 10 B E
13 5 11 6 12 F C
14 13 7 14 8 G D
15 1 9 2 10 A E
16 11 3 12 4 F B
17 5 13 6 14 C G
18 7 1 8 2 D A
19 3 13 4 14 B G
20 9 5 10 6 E C
21 11 7 12 8 F D

Previous winners[edit]

Year Venue Winners 2nd place 3rd place
2004 Hungary Debrecen  Czech Republic  Russia  Poland
2005 Poland Gdańsk  Poland  Czech Republic  Slovenia
2006 Slovenia Lendava  Poland  Slovenia  Hungary
2007 Italy Terenzano  Czech Republic  Poland  Russia
2008 Austria Natschbach-Loipersbach  Poland  Czech Republic  Russia
2009 Hungary Miskolc  Czech Republic  Russia  Poland
2010 Germany Stralsund  Czech Republic  Germany  Croatia
2011 Poland Pila  Poland  Hungary  Russia
2012 Ukraine Rivne  Ukraine  Latvia  Denmark
Year Venue Winners 2nd place 3rd place

Classification[edit]

Pos National Team Total Gold Silver Bronze
1.  Czech Republic 6 4 2
2.  Poland 7 4 1 2
3.  Ukraine 1 1
4.  Russia 5 2 3
5.  Hungary 2 1 1
6.  Slovenia 2 1 1
7.  Germany 1 1
8.  Latvia 1 1
9.  Croatia 1 1
10.  Denmark 1 1

Champions[edit]

This is a complete list of speedway riders who have won this Championship. In total, 19 different riders from 3 national teams have a European Pairs Champion title. List in alphabetical order is here.

Four times Champions:

Two times Champion:

One time Champions:

Note: riders in bold type are current European Champions.

See also[edit]