2017 Speedway Grand Prix of Germany

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Germany 2017 Speedway Grand Prix of Germany
2017 IPONE German FIM Speedway Grand Prix
Information
Date9 September 2017
CityGermany Teterow
Event9 of 12
RefereeRussia Alex Lyatosinskyy
Stadium details
StadiumBergring Arena
Length314 m (343 yd)
SGP Results
Best Time
1st, gold medalist(s) WinnerSlovenia Matej Žagar
2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-upSlovakia Martin Vaculík
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd placeAustralia Jason Doyle

The 2017 IPONE German FIM Speedway Grand Prix was the ninth race of the 2017 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on September 9 at the Bergring Arena in Teterow, Germany.[1]

Riders[edit]

First reserve Peter Kildemand replaced Greg Hancock, second reserve Martin Smolinski replaced Nicki Pedersen and third reserve Max Fricke replaced Niels-Kristian Iversen. The Speedway Grand Prix Commission also nominated Kai Huckenbeck as the wild card, and Tobias Kroner and Mathias Bartz both as Track Reserves.

Results[edit]

The Grand Prix was won by Slovenia's Matej Žagar, who beat Martin Vaculík, Jason Doyle and Chris Holder in the final.[2] Doyle had initially top scored in the qualifying heats, however the third place saw him move 10 points clear of Patryk Dudek, who was eliminated in the semi-finals.

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
Gold 12 Slovenia (55) Matej Žagar 15 1 2 3 1 2 9 8 3 3
Silver 3 Slovakia (54) Martin Vaculík 14 0 2 1 3 3 9 7 3 2
Bronze 14 Australia (69) Jason Doyle 17 3 3 2 3 3 14 1 2 1
4 11 Australia (23) Chris Holder 14 3 3 3 2 1 12 2 2 0
5 9 Russia (89) Emil Sayfutdinov 11 0 1 3 3 3 10 4 1
6 1 Poland (692) Patryk Dudek 11 3 3 2 0 2 10 5 1
7 5 Sweden (66) Fredrik Lindgren 11 3 2 2 2 2 11 3 0
8 2 Denmark (25) Peter Kildemand 10 2 2 1 3 2 10 6 0
9 7 Germany (84) Martin Smolinski 8 2 0 3 2 1 8 9
10 8 Poland (71) Maciej Janowski 7 1 3 0 0 3 7 10
11 10 United Kingdom (108) Tai Woffinden 5 2 1 1 1 0 5 11
12 13 Sweden (85) Antonio Lindbäck 4 1 0 2 1 0 4 12
13 4 Poland (777) Piotr Pawlicki Jr. 4 1 1 0 2 0 4 13
14 15 Germany (16) Kai Huckenbeck 4 2 1 0 0 1 4 14
15 6 Poland (95) Bartosz Zmarzlik 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 15
16 16 Australia (46) Max Fricke 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 16
17 17 Germany (17) Tobias Kroner 0 0 17
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

Intermediate classification[edit]

[3]

Qualifies for next season's Grand Prix series
Full-time Grand Prix rider
Wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
Pos. Rider Points SVN
Slovenia
POL
Poland
LAT
Latvia
CZE
Czech Republic
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
SWE
Sweden
PL2
Poland
GER
Germany
SCA
Sweden
PL3
Poland
AUS
Australia
Gold Australia (69) Jason Doyle 114 12 15 10 13 15 13 5 14 17
Silver Poland (692) Patryk Dudek 104 13 9 16 13 14 10 5 13 11
Bronze Poland (71) Maciej Janowski 101 6 16 13 6 17 17 13 6 7
4 Sweden (66) Fredrik Lindgren 98 16 16 5 6 8 7 18 11 11
5 United Kingdom (108) Tai Woffinden 94 8 13 9 7 11 9 14 18 5
6 Russia (89) Emil Sayfutdinov 90 12 6 13 2 14 11 10 11 11
7 Poland (95) Bartosz Zmarzlik 82 6 12 6 8 7 16 15 10 2
8 Slovakia (54) Martin Vaculík 80 16 10 8 10 1 4 10 7 14
9 Slovenia (55) Matej Žagar 73 10 1 10 4 11 12 3 7 15
10 Australia (23) Chris Holder 66 6 6 4 11 7 10 6 2 14
11 Sweden (85) Antonio Lindbäck 64 2 6 4 9 8 7 19 5 4
12 Poland (777) Piotr Pawlicki Jr. 63 7 7 18 7 4 1 6 9 4
13 United States (45) Greg Hancock 45 11 4 5 18 7 0
14 Denmark (88) Niels Kristian Iversen 44 9 9 7 3 3 7 6
15 Denmark (25) Peter Kildemand 36 1 8 3 10 4 10
16 Czech Republic (225) Václav Milík Jr. 20 13 7
17 Germany (84) Martin Smolinski 13 1 4 8
18 Latvia (16) Maksims Bogdanovs 8 8
19 Denmark (52) Michael Jepsen Jensen 8 8
20 Denmark (12) Nicki Pedersen 8 3 5
21 Denmark (16) Kenneth Bjerre 7 7
22 Poland (16) Krzysztof Kasprzak 6 6
23 Germany (16) Kai Huckenbeck 4 4
24 Poland (16) Przemysław Pawlicki 3 3
25 United Kingdom (16) Craig Cook 2 2
26 United Kingdom (18) Josh Bates 2 2
27 Sweden (16) Linus Sundström 2 2
28 Slovenia (16) Nick Škorja 1 1
29 Australia (46) Max Fricke 1 1
30 Czech Republic (17) Josef Franc 0 0
31 Czech Republic (18) Matěj Kůs 0 0
32 United Kingdom (17) Adam Ellis 0 0
33 Germany (17) Tobias Kroner 0 0
Pos. Rider Points SVN
Slovenia
POL
Poland
LAT
Latvia
CZE
Czech Republic
DEN
Denmark
GBR
United Kingdom
SWE
Sweden
PL2
Poland
GER
Germany
SCA
Sweden
PL3
Poland
AUS
Australia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "German Grand Prix Event Info". SGP.
  2. ^ "German Grand Prix Result". SGP.
  3. ^ "2017 FIM Speedway World Championship standings". SGP.

See also[edit]