1998 Speedway Grand Prix of Denmark

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Denmark 1998 Speedway Grand Prix of Denmark
Information
Date 17 July 1998
City Denmark Vojens
Event 3 of 6 (21)
Referee Sweden Christer Bergstrom
Stadium details
Stadium Speedway Center
Track speedway track
SGP Results
Best Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Winner Denmark Hans Nielsen
2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up United Kingdom Chris Louis
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd place Sweden Tony Rickardsson

The 1998 Speedway Grand Prix of Denmark was the third race of the 1998 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on 17 July in the Speedway Center in Vojens, Denmark[1] It was the fourth Danish SGP and was won by Danish rider Hans Nielsen. It was the fifth win of his career.

Starting positions draw[edit]

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Brian Karger (from Denmark), Antonín Kasper, Jr. (Czech Republic) and Lars Gunnestad (Norway) as Wild Card.

Heat details[edit]

Placing Draw Rider Total Pre-Main Event Main Event Final Event
Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2 1/2 CF F
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
1 7 Denmark (7) Hans Nielsen 25 2 1 2 1
2 9 United Kingdom (18) Chris Louis 20 1 1 4 1 2 1 2
3 1 Sweden (4) Tony Rickardsson 18 2 1 1 3
4 17 Australia (10) Jason Crump 16 2 2 3 1 2 2 4
5 23 Czech Republic (23) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 15 2 4 2 1 3 1 3 1
6 8 United States (1) Greg Hancock 14 1 2 3 2
7 22 Denmark (22) Brian Karger 12 1 2 4 2
8 10 United Kingdom (5) Mark Loram 10 3 2 1 2
9 4 Poland (3) Tomasz Gollob 8 2 4 3
10 2 Sweden (8) Jimmy Nilsen 8 3 2 3
11 18 Denmark (6) Brian Andersen 7 1 3 1 1 4R 4
12 12 Sweden (14) Stefan Dannö 7 1 1 1 3 4
13 3 United States (2) Billy Hamill 6 3 3
14 5 Sweden (19) Henrik Gustafsson 6 3 3
15 20 Poland (13) Piotr Protasiewicz 5 4F 1 2 4X 4
16 6 United Kingdom (17) Andy Smith 5 4 4
Placing Draw Rider Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
17 13 Australia (15) Leigh Adams 4 2 3 3
18 24 Norway (24) Lars Gunnestad 4 4 1 3
19 11 Australia (9) Ryan Sullivan 3 2 4 4
20 14 Italy (11) Armando Castagna 3 3 2 4
21 15 Hungary (12) Zoltan Adorjan 2 4 3
22 21 Poland (20) Sebastian Ułamek 2 3 3
23 16 Australia (16) Craig Boyce 1 3 4
24 19 Denmark (21) Jesper B. Jensen 1 4 4
Heats 1-10: Pre-Main Event
1-4: First round
5-6: Last chance for second round
7-8: Second round
9-10: Last chance Main Event
Heats 11-20: Main Event
11-14: First round
15-16: Last chance for second round
17-18: Second round
19-20: Last chance for Semi-Finals
Heats 21-24: Final Event
21-22: Semi-Finals
23: Consolation Final
24: The Big Final
gate A – inside gate B gate C gate D – outside

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 CZE
Czech Republic
GER
Germany
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
SWE
Sweden
POL
Poland
1 Sweden (4) Tony Rickardsson 68 25 25 18      
2 Sweden (8) Jimmy Nilsen 46 18 20 8      
3 Denmark (7) Hans Nielsen 45 8 12 25      
4 United States (2) Billy Hamill 44 20 18 6      
5 United Kingdom (18) Chris Louis 43 15 8 20      
6 Poland (3) Tomasz Gollob 40 16 16 8      
7 United States (1) Greg Hancock 30 6 10 14      
8 Sweden (19) Henrik Gustafsson 29 8 15 6      
9 Sweden (14) Stefan Dannö 27 14 6 7      
10 Czech Republic (22) (23) (24) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 26 7 4 15      
11 United Kingdom (5) Mark Loram 23 6 7 10      
12 Australia (9) Ryan Sullivan 22 12 7 3      
13 Australia (10) Jason Crump 22 3 3 16      
14 United Kingdom (17) Andy Smith 21 2 14 5      
15 Australia (15) Leigh Adams 20 10 6 4      
16 Hungary (12) Zoltan Adorjan 14 7 5 2      
17 Denmark (6) Brian Andersen 12 5 7      
18 Denmark (22) Brian Karger 12 12      
19 Italy (11) Armando Castagna 9 1 5 3      
20 Sweden (25) Peter Karlsson 9 1 8      
21 Poland (13) Piotr Protasiewicz 8 2 1 5      
22 Australia (16) Craig Boyce 8 3 4 1      
23 Germany (22) (24) Gerd Riss 6 4 2      
24 Denmark (21) Jesper B. Jensen 5 4 1      
25 Czech Republic (23) Bohumil Brhel 5 5      
26 Norway (24) Lars Gunnestad 4 4      
27 Poland (20) Sebastian Ułamek 3 1 2      
28 Poland (27) Jacek Krzyżaniak 3 3      
29 Germany (23) Robert Barth 2 2      
Pos. Rider Points CZE
Czech Republic
GER
Germany
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
SWE
Sweden
POL
Poland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ world.speedway.org. Retrieved on 2009-08-30. Archived 2009-09-04.

External links[edit]