2001 Speedway Grand Prix of Germany

The 2001 Speedway Grand Prix of Germany was the first race of the 2001 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on 5 May in the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark in Berlin, Germany[1]

Germany 2001 Speedway Grand Prix of Germany
Information
Date5 May 2001
CityGermany Berlin
Event1 of 6 (37)
RefereeUnited Kingdom Anthony Steele
Stadium details
StadiumFriedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark
SGP Results
Best Time
1st place, gold medalist(s) WinnerPoland Tomasz Gollob
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-upSweden Henrik Gustafsson
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) 3rd placeDenmark Henrik Gustafsson

Starting positions drawEdit

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Robert Barth and Mirko Wolter as Wild Card. Injured Joe Screen was replaced by Henrik Gustafsson.

1.   GBR (1) Mark Loram
2.   USA (2) Billy Hamill
3.   SWE (3) Tony Rickardsson
4.   AUS (4) Jason Crump
5.   USA (5) Greg Hancock
6.   AUS (6) Leigh Adams
7.   POL (7) Tomasz Gollob
8.   AUS (8) Todd Wiltshire
9.   AUS (9) Ryan Sullivan
10.   GBR (10) Chris Louis
11.   SWE (11) Peter Karlsson
12.   GBR (12) Carl Stonehewer
13.   DEN (13) Nicki Pedersen
14.   NOR (14) Rune Holta
15.   SWE (15) Mikael Karlsson
16.   POL (16) Piotr Protasiewicz
17.   SWE (17) Jimmy Nilsen
18.   GBR (18) Joe Screen  SWE (25) Henrik Gustafsson
19.   DEN (19) Brian Andersen
20.   GBR (20) Andy Smith
21.   SWE (21) Niklas Klingberg
22.   SVN (22) Matej Ferjan
23.   GER (23) Robert Barth
24.   GER (24) Mirko Wolter

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 7   (7) Tomasz Gollob 25 4R 1 1 2 1
2 18   (25) Henrik Gustafsson 20 1 1 1 1 2 2
3 13   (13) Nicki Pedersen 18 2 1 1 2 1 3
4 3   (3) Tony Rickardsson 16 4X 1 2 1 4
5 11   (11) Peter Karlsson 15 2 2 2 1 3 1
6 8   (8) Todd Wiltshire 14 2 2 4 2
7 6   (6) Leigh Adams 12 1 3 2 3 3
8 9   (9) Ryan Sullivan 10 1 2 3 2 1 4 4
9 5   (5) Greg Hancock 8 3 2 3
10 19   (19) Brian Andersen 8 1 3 1 1 3 3
11 12   (12) Carl Stonehewer 7 3 2 2 2 4 4F
12 22   (22) Matej Ferjan 7 4 1 1 2 4 4
13 1   (1) Mark Loram 6 3 3
14 23   (23) Robert Barth 6 4 2 2 4 3
15 2   (2) Billy Hamill 5 3 4F
16 4   (4) Jason Crump 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 16   (16) Piotr Protasiewicz 4 2 4 3
18 21   (21) Niklas Klingberg 4 1 3 3
19 10   (10) Chris Louis 3 2 4 4
20 20   (20) Andy Smith 3 4 1 4
21 15   (15) Mikael Karlsson 2 3 3
22 24   (24) Mirko Wolter 2 3 3
23 14   (14) Rune Holta 1 3 4R
24 17   (17) Jimmy Nilsen 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

StandingsEdit

Qualifies for next season's Grand Prix series
Full-time Grand Prix rider
Wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
Pos. Rider Points GER
 
GBR
 
DEN
 
CZE
 
POL
 
SWE
 
1   (7) Tomasz Gollob 25 25          
2   (25) Henrik Gustafsson 20 20          
3   (13) Nicki Pedersen 18 18          
4   (3) Tony Rickardsson 16 16          
5   (11) Peter Karlsson 15 15          
6   (8) Todd Wiltshire 14 14          
7   (6) Leigh Adams 12 12          
8   (9) Ryan Sullivan 10 10          
9   (5) Greg Hancock 8 8          
10   (19) Brian Andersen 8 8          
11   (12) Carl Stonehewer 7 7          
12   (22) Matej Ferjan 7 7          
13   (1) Mark Loram 6 6          
14   (23) Robert Barth 6 6          
15   (2) Billy Hamill 5 5          
16   (4) Jason Crump 5 5          
17   (16) Piotr Protasiewicz 4 4          
18   (21) Niklas Klingberg 4 4          
19   (10) Chris Louis 3 3          
20   (20) Andy Smith 3 3          
21   (15) Mikael Karlsson 2 2          
22   (24) Mirko Wolter 2 2          
23   (14) Rune Holta 1 1          
24   (17) Jimmy Nilsen 1 1          
Rider(s) not classified
  (18) Joe Screen          
Pos. Rider Points GER
 
GBR
 
DEN
 
CZE
 
POL
 
SWE
 

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ world.speedway.org Archived 2001-05-12 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2009-12-04.

External linksEdit