1997 Speedway Grand Prix of Denmark

The 1997 Speedway Grand Prix of Denmark was the sixth and last race of the 1997 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on 23 September in the Speedway Center in Vojens, Denmark[1][2] It was the third Danish SGP and was won by British rider Mark Loram. It was the first win of his career.

Denmark 1997 Speedway Grand Prix of Denmark
Information
Date23 September 1997
CityDenmark Vojens
Event6 of 6 (18)
RefereeGermany Wolfgang Glas
Stadium details
StadiumSpeedway Center
Trackspeedway track
SGP Results
Best Time
1st place, gold medalist(s) WinnerUnited Kingdom Mark Loram
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-upSweden Tony Rickardsson
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) 3rd placeUnited States Tony Rickardsson

Starting positions drawEdit

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Jesper B. Jensen from Denmark as Wild Card.

Heat detailsEdit

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 24
1 16   (7) Mark Loram 25 2 2 3 2 2 11 4 3
2 14   (4) Tony Rickardsson 20 3 3 0 2 3 11 3 2
3 12   (3) Greg Hancock 18 2 3 3 3 2 13 1 1
4 3   (13) Tomasz Gollob 16 2 1 3 3 3 12 2 0
5 8   (8) Chris Louis 14 3 1 1 2 2 9 8 3
6 11   (1) Billy Hamill 13 1 2 2 3 2 10 7 2
7 7   (2) Hans Nielsen 12 2 3 2 0 3 10 5 1
8 9   (11) Jimmy Nilsen 11 3 1 2 3 1 10 6 0
9 15   (10) Leigh Adams 9 0 0 2 2 3 7 10 3
10 1   (12) Brian Andersen 8 3 2 1 1 1 8 9 2
11 13   (6) Peter Karlsson 7 1 2 E 0 1 4 12 1
12 4   (18) Andy Smith 6 0 0 3 1 0 4 11 0
13 5   (16) Jesper B. Jensen 4 F 0 0 1 1 2 15 3
14 10   (15) Piotr Protasiewicz 3 F 2 1 F 0 3 14 2
15 2   (17) Mikael Karlsson 2 1 1 1 1 0 4 13 1
16 6   (14) Sławomir Drabik 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 16 0
17 17   (5) Henrik Gustafsson - 17
18 18   (9) Simon Wigg - 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 24
Heat 21 (Final D): Riders placed 13th to 16th
Heat 22 (Final C): Riders placed 9th to 12th
Heat 23 (Final B): Riders placed 5th to 8th
Heat 24 (Final A): Riders placed 1st to 4th
gate A – inside gate B gate C gate D – outside

The final classificationEdit

Qualifies for next season's Grand Prix series
Full-time Grand Prix rider
Wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
Pos. Rider Points CZE
 
SWE
 
GER
 
GBR
 
POL
 
DEN
 
    (3) Greg Hancock 118 25 20 18 12 25 18
    (1) Billy Hamill 101 20 12 16 20 20 13
    (13) Tomasz Gollob 92 18 25 1 14 18 16
4   (4) Tony Rickardsson 90 11 18 14 13 14 20
5   (7) Mark Loram 81 7 13 8 16 12 25
6   (12) Brian Andersen 80 9 14 20 25 4 8
7   (2) Hans Nielsen 75 8 16 25 7 7 12
8   (11) Jimmy Nilsen 71 13 7 13 18 9 11
9   (8) Chris Louis 59 12 4 12 4 13 14
10   (10) Leigh Adams 42 6 6 9 9 3 9
11   (14) Sławomir Drabik 38 16 2 6 2 11 1
12   (6) Peter Karlsson 37 4 11 3 6 6 7
13   (15) Piotr Protasiewicz 31 1 ns 11 0 16 3
14   (18) Andy Smith 22 ns 9 4 3 ns 6
15   (5) Henrik Gustafsson 20 14 3 1 2 ns
16   (17) Mikael Karlsson 14 ns 1 ns 11 ns 2
17   (9) Simon Wigg 13 3 ns 2 ns 8 ns
18   (16) Jason Crump 8 8
19   (16) Joe Screen 8 8
20   (16) Robert Barth 7 7
21   (16) Jesper B. Jensen 4 4
22   (16) Tomáš Topinka 2 2
23   (16) Rafał Dobrucki 1 1
Rider(s) not classified
  (19) Sam Ermolenko ns
Pos. Rider Points CZE
 
SWE
 
GER
 
GBR
 
POL
 
DEN
 

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ speedwaygp.republika.pl. Retrieved on 2009-03-24. Archived 2009-05-12.
  2. ^ world.speedway.org. Retrieved on 2009-03-24. Archived 2009-05-11.

External linksEdit