Before the last round of FIM Speedway U21 World Championship, Max Fricke is ex-equo first in the overall classification, having the same amount of points as Robert Lambert, with Krystian Pieszczek behind his back with a one-point loss.
He was the first Polish junior world champion. After winning the tournament with maximum points in 1996, in German Olching, the doors to the phenomental career got opened. How does Piotr Protasiewicz reminisce on that day?
Among the finalists of the Individual Junior World Championship there are three Poles, out of which Bartosz Smetała is the youngest.
In 2009 and 2010 Darcy Ward - golden kid of Australian speedway took the top of the rostrum. After six years, another Aussie is having a chance to follow Ward's success and it is Max Fricke.
For Robert Lambert, racing in the Individual Junior World Championship is a new thing. This year, he's having his debut and...been doing great so far. In the overall classification, after two rounds - in King's Lynn and Pardubice, he is currently second, however has got the same amount of points as the leader - Max Fricke. In Gdańsk, he will be fighting for gold.
Last Friday, he was having his 21st birthday and it's not hard to guess what was he wishing for. On this Sunday, he will face the final stage of the clash in Individual Junior World Championship. Will he follow other Poles' steps, who has dominated this rivalry in the past years?
21 y.o. Erik Riss has already got the individual world champion title at the long tracks' rivalry. In this year, he has been fighting for points in juniors' rivalry at the classic tracks. It will be really hard to get the medal, though.
The official starting list for the final round of FIM Speedway U21 World Championship is now out. The last battle of the world's best junior riders will take place on 2 October in Gdańsk. The wild card was given to the local club's junior, Dominik Kossakowski.
After two rounds of the FIM Speedway U21 World Championship, Jack Holder is currently 5th overall, losing few points to the leaders and still having a chance to get the title. Therefore, naturally, he's counting on a good racing in the final.
Patrick Hansen is only 18 y.o., but it's clear he's getting into the top of the world's best juniors. In Pardubice, he performed really well and already been feeling like he's aiming the rostrum of the whole series.
Sensational winner of the second final round of FIM Speedway Under-21 World Championship - Dimitri Berge - is at his best moment of his career. Recently, he became the Junior European Champion and now he's aiming another medal, this time of the world championship.
Dimitri Berge won the second round of FIM Speedway U21 World Championship. Second place for Patrick Hansen. On the lowest place on rostrum stood Max Fricke. Fourth place for Jack Holder from Australia. Berge scored 19 points, Hansen14 points.