2001 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain

The 2001 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain was the second race of the 2001 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on 9 June in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales[1]

United Kingdom 2001 Speedway Grand Prix of Great Britain
Information
Date9 June 2001
CityUnited Kingdom Cardiff
Event2 of 6 (38)
RefereeUnited Kingdom Anthony Steele
Stadium details
StadiumMillennium Stadium
Length3,877 m (4,240 yd)
SGP Results
Best TimeSweden Jimmy Nilsen
58,33 secs 
1st place, gold medalist(s) WinnerSweden Tony Rickardsson
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-upAustralia Jason Crump
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) 3rd placePoland Jason Crump

Starting positions drawEdit

The Speedway Grand Prix Commission nominated Martin Dugard and Scott Nicholls as Wild Card. Injured Joe Screen and Peter Karlsson were replaced by Henrik Gustafsson and Grzegorz Walasek.

1.   POL (7) Tomasz Gollob
2.   DEN (13) Nicki Pedersen
3.   SWE (3) Tony Rickardsson
4.   SWE (11) Peter Karlsson  POL (26) Grzegorz Walasek
5.   AUS (8) Todd Wiltshire
6.   AUS (6) Leigh Adams
7.   AUS (9) Ryan Sullivan
8.   USA (5) Greg Hancock
9.   DEN (19) Brian Andersen
10.   GBR (12) Carl Stonehewer
11.   SVN (22) Matej Ferjan
12.   GBR (1) Mark Loram
13.   USA (2) Billy Hamill
14.   AUS (4) Jason Crump
15.   POL (16) Piotr Protasiewicz
16.   SWE (21) Niklas Klingberg
17.   GBR (10) Chris Louis
18.   GBR (20) Andy Smith
19.   SWE (15) Mikael Karlsson
20.   NOR (14) Rune Holta
21.   SWE (17) Jimmy Nilsen
22.   GBR (18) Joe Screen  SWE (25) Henrik Gustafsson
23.   GBR (23) Martin Dugard
24.   GBR (24) Scott Nicholls

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 3   (3) Tony Rickardsson 25 1 2 2 1
2 14   (4) Jason Crump 20 1 1 2 4R 2 1 2
3 1   (7) Tomasz Gollob 18 1 1 1 3
4 16   (21) Niklas Klingberg 16 3 2 2 4 2 1 2 4
5 7   (9) Ryan Sullivan 15 4 2 1 3 1
6 5   (8) Todd Wiltshire 14 1 2 4X 2
7 21   (17) Jimmy Nilsen 12 1 1 1 1 4 3
8 4   (26) Grzegorz Walasek 10 2 4F 2 3 4
9 12   (1) Mark Loram 8 2 2 2 3Fx 3
10 6   (6) Leigh Adams 8 3 1 3
11 2   (13) Nicki Pedersen 7 2 3 4
12 11   (22) Matej Ferjan 7 4 1 1 4 1 4
13 8   (5) Greg Hancock 6 3 3
14 15   (16) Piotr Protasiewicz 6 3 2 2 3 3
15 10   (12) Carl Stonehewer 5 1 4X 1 3 4
16 9   (19) Brian Andersen 5 2 2 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 23   (23) Martin Dugard 4 2 4R 3
18 24   (24) Scott Nicholls 4 1 3 R
19 13   (2) Billy Hamill 3 4X 1 4X
20 22   (25) Henrik Gustafsson 3 2 3 4
21 20   (14) Rune Holta 2 3 3
22 19   (15) Mikael Karlsson 2 3 3
23 17   (10) Chris Louis 1 4 4
24 18   (20) Andy Smith 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 43 25 18        
2   (3) Tony Rickardsson 41 16 25        
3   (8) Todd Wiltshire 28 14 14        
4   (4) Jason Crump 25 5 20        
5   (9) Ryan Sullivan 25 10 15        
6   (13) Nicki Pedersen 25 18 7        
7   (25) Henrik Gustafsson 23 20 3        
8   (6) Leigh Adams 20 12 8        
9   (21) Niklas Klingberg 20 4 16        
10   (11) Peter Karlsson 15 15        
11   (1) Mark Loram 14 6 8        
12   (5) Greg Hancock 14 8 6        
13   (22) Matej Ferjan 14 7 7        
14   (17) Jimmy Nilsen 13 1 12        
15   (19) Brian Andersen 13 8 5        
16   (12) Carl Stonehewer 12 7 5        
17   (16) Piotr Protasiewicz 10 4 6        
18   (26) Grzegorz Walasek 10 10        
19   (2) Billy Hamill 8 5 3        
20   (23) Robert Barth 6 6          
21   (10) Chris Louis 4 3 1        
22   (15) Mikael Karlsson 4 2 2        
23   (20) Andy Smith 4 3 1        
24   (23) Martin Dugard 4 4        
25   (24) Scott Nicholls 4 4        
27   (14) Rune Holta 3 1 2        
26   (24) Mirko Wolter 2 2          
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