We had three Brits in the last edition of FIM Speedway U21 World Championship. Robert Lambert took the highest position ending at third after defeating Jack Holder in the additional heat. Josh Bates was 10th and Adam Ellis 12th.
In the last year's rivalry for the Individual World Junior Champion Title, Jack Holder introduced himself to the world with an impact. Ultimately, Australian ended the cycle at the 4th position, however bronze was close to reach.
Rounds of the tournaments of FIM Speedway U21 World Championship and Speedway Euro Championship will take place in 2017, in German Güstrow. It's the fourth consecutive year, when at the North of Germany, the most important speedway tournaments organized by One Sport will be held.
World's best young speedway rider of 2017 will be known after three rounds today's the day, we've met the official calendar of FIM Speedway U21 World Championship.
- 10 points is a really poor result. I don't know what happened. I'm really mad - says Mikkel Brondum Andersen, who ended the FIM Speedway U21 World Championship at the 14th position.
In Gdańsk, it did not go too well for him. Seven points didn't give promotion to the semi-final and Robert Lambert could only count on a weaker performance by Jack Holder and other rivals. That's what happened and an opportunity appeared to race in the additional heat for bronze... which he won!
In King's Lynn, he didn't have a good performance, however during the round in Pardubice and Gdańsk, he showed the ability to face the world's best riders in his age category.
Great racing during the last round in Gdańsk got Jack Holder close to the rostrum. Unfortunately, in the additional heat, he was defeated by Robert Lambert and had to settle for the 4th position.
Australian Max Fricke defended the leader's position and got a gold medal of the Individual Speedway Junior World Championship. He reached for it in the moment Krystian Pieszczek fot excluded from the second semi-final.
Artur Siódmiak, former Polish national handball player, participant of the Olympics in Beijing and vice-champion of the world 2007, got fascinated in speedway after his move to Gdańsk. From 1996 he has been really interested in this disciplinr and on this Sunday, he'll be keeping his fingers crossed for Krystian Pieszczek, who will fight for the Junior World Champion title.
Darcy Ward is a two-time Under 21 World Champion and speaking on that topic. What do you think about the current U21 Championship that's taking place and what riders, do you think, are able to yield that result that you yield?
Born and raised in Gdańsk, Krystian Pieszczek faces an incredible opportunity to reach for the junior world champion title. Pole can be 12th white and red rider in the history, to hang a gold medal on his neck.