Speedway European Championship

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Speedway European Championship
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Current sports event 2020 Speedway European Championship
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United Kingdom Robert Lambert
Official websitewww.speedwayeuro.com

The Speedway European Championship (SEC) is an individual speedway competition consisting of a series of stand-alone events over the course of a season to determine the European champion.


From 1955 to 1975, a European Final was staged as a qualifying round for the World Speedway Championship, although this did not include British riders who had a separate qualifying round. The European Championships were inaugurated in 2001, organised by European Motorcycle Union (UEM). In 2012 this was replaced by a series of four finals. Regardless of that, ISEC was struggling with prestige and promotion and the best European riders were mostly avoiding this contest.[1]

On 20 December 2012 at a press conference in Warsaw, Poland it was announced that the competition would be replaced by a new series similar in format to the Speedway Grand Prix. The Speedway European Championship series is promoted by One Sporta Ltd. from Poland for next three seasons (2013-2015).[2]

In 2019, the venues for the four rounds are Güstrow, Toruń, Vojens, and Chorzów.


Year Venue First Second Third
2013 4 Rounds Slovakia Martin Vaculik Denmark Nicki Pedersen Russia Grigory Laguta
2014 4 Rounds Russia Emil Sayfutdinov Denmark Peter Kildemand Denmark Nicki Pedersen
2015 4 Rounds Russia Emil Sayfutdinov Denmark Nicki Pedersen Sweden Antonio Lindback
2016 4 Rounds Denmark Nicki Pedersen Czech Republic Vaclav Milik Poland Krzysztof Kasprzak
2017 4 Rounds Latvia Andzejs Lebedevs Russia Andriej Karpov Czech Republic Vaclav Milik
2018 4 Rounds Denmark Leon Madsen Poland Jarosław Hampel United Kingdom Robert Lambert
2019 4 Rounds Denmark Mikkel Michelsen Russia Grigory Laguta Denmark Leon Madsen
2020 5 Rounds United Kingdom Robert Lambert Denmark Leon Madsen Russia Grigory Laguta

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About SEC". www.speedwayeuro.com. Archived from the original on 2012-12-25. Retrieved 23 Feb 2013.
  2. ^ "Żużlowe mistrzostwa Europy wkraczają w nową erę" (in Polish). sportowefakty.pl. 20 Dec 2012. Retrieved 23 Feb 2013.

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