2000 Speedway Grand Prix of Europe

The 2000 Speedway Grand Prix of Europe was the sixth and the last race of the 2000 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on 23 September in the Polonia Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland[1]

Poland 2000 Speedway Grand Prix of Europe
Information
Date23 September 2000
CityPoland Bydgoszcz
Event6 of 6 (36)
RefereeUnited Kingdom Anthony Steele
Stadium details
StadiumPolonia Stadium
Length348 m (381 yd)
Trackspeedway track
SGP Results
Best Time
1st place, gold medalist(s) WinnerUnited States Billy Hamill
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-upUnited States Greg Hancock
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) 3rd placeSweden Greg Hancock

Starting positions drawEdit

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Polish rider Jaroslaw Hampel and a Piotr Protasiewicz as Wild Card.

Heat detailsEdit

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 5   (11) Billy Hamill 25 2 4 1 2 1
2 1   (7) Greg Hancock 20 2 2 1 2
3 10   (1) Tony Rickardsson 18 1 1 1 1 1 3
4 2   (6) Jason Crump 16 4 1 1 2 4
5 12   (2) Tomasz Gollob 15 2 1 1 1 4 1
6 4   (16) Mark Loram 14 3 1 2 3 2
7 18   (21) Todd Wiltshire 12 2 2 2 2 3 3
8 7   (15) Henrik Gustafsson 10 3 2 2 4 4
9 19   (3) Jimmy Nilsen 8 4 1 2 1 3 3
10 11   (4) Joe Screen 8 1 4M 1 1 3 3
11 9   (19) Peter Karlsson 7 1 3 1 2 4X 4
12 24   (24) Jarosław Hampel 7 4 2 2 4 2 4
13 6   (5) Leigh Adams 6 3 3
14 8   (8) Ryan Sullivan 6 4 3
15 22   (22) Rafał Dobrucki 5 2 2 3 4
DSQ 3   (9) Stefan Dannö 4N 4N
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 14   (10) Chris Louis 4 3 2 3
18 13   (18) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 4 4 1 3
19 17   (13) Carl Stonehewer 3 2 4 4
20 21   (17) Andy Smith 3 1 3 4
21 15   (12) Mikael Karlsson 2 3 3
22 16   (20) Brian Andersen 2 3 3
23 20   (14) Brian Karger 1 3 4
24 23   (23) Piotr Protasiewicz 1 4F 4T
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

Final standingsEdit

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
 
POL
 
GBR
 
DEN
 
EUR
 
    (16) Mark Loram 102 20 20 15 18 15 14
    (11) Billy Hamill 95 25 6 20 5 14 25
    (1) Tony Rickardsson 94 14 16 25 14 7 18
4   (6) Jason Crump 88 5 25 12 10 20 16
5   (7) Greg Hancock 76 7 5 7 12 25 20
6   (5) Leigh Adams 65 6 10 16 15 12 6
7   (2) Tomasz Gollob 64 15 14 14 6 15
8   (21) Todd Wiltshire 63 16 18 7 7 3 12
9   (8) Ryan Sullivan 62 8 12 8 20 8 6
10   (10) Chris Louis 60 18 7 18 8 5 4
11   (3) Jimmy Nilsen 42 6 15 5 6 2 8
12   (9) Stefan Dannö 41 3 4 10 6 18 0
13   (12) Mikael Karlsson 39 12 8 4 8 5 2
14   (15) Henrik Gustafsson 39 8 4 2 5 10 10
15   (19) Peter Karlsson 35 3 2 8 7 8 7
16   (4) Joe Screen 34 5 5 6 3 7 8
17   (18) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 32 7 6 5 4 6 4
18   (13) Carl Stonehewer 30 10 7 3 4 3 3
19   (23) Martin Dugard 25 25
20   (23) Nicki Pedersen 17 1 16
21   (22) Rafał Dobrucki 16 4 3 3 1 5
22   (28) Jason Lyons 16 16
23   (20) Brian Andersen 15 4 2 1 2 4 2
24   (14) Brian Karger 13 2 3 4 1 2 1
25   (17) Andy Smith 10 2 1 1 2 1 3
26   (24) Rune Holta 8 8
27   (24) Jarosław Hampel 7 7
28   (24) Sebastian Ułamek 6 6
29   (24) Jesper B. Jensen 4 4
30   (23) Piotr Protasiewicz 3 2 1
31   (24) Lee Richardson 3 3
32   (23) Michal Makovský 1 1
33   (24) Bohumil Brhel 1 1
34   (25) John Jørgensen 1 1
Pos. Rider Points CZE
 
SWE
 
POL
 
GBR
 
DEN
 
EUR
 

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ world.speedway.org Archived 2000-12-07 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2009-12-03.

External linksEdit