Wild cards for U-21 World Championships have been given

23.06.18
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 Today we met three permanent Wild cards for thisyear FIM Speedway U-21 World Championships. The „speedway battlepasses” have been Niven to international pure talents – Filip Hajek (Czechia), Filip Hjelmland (Sweden) and Davis Kurmis (Latvia).

 Hajek started his carrer in legendary club AK Marketa Praga. This year he dominated junior championships in his country. For Czech, ou rcycle will be his last chance to make a good result on internationa llevel, becaus enex tyear he willturn 22.

Furtermore, next „wildcard” rider, Filip Hjelmland, is one of the biggest Swedish talents. Young rider is trying to learn huge speedway in Vetlanda, where he cantrain and start with some internationa lstars. Despite his age (only 20 yearsold), he has some good results in european competitions likes econd place in U19 Euro Cup in Divisov, where in he was better than Bartosz Smektała or Gleb Chugunov.

Also Davis Kurmisis one of the hopes of Latvian speedway. Kurmisis, for sure, LokomotivDaugavpils pupil. In the most knownLatvian club, he has a lot of occasions to rideagainst Nice 1. divisionstarslike Hans Andersen orTomasJonasson.

Interestingly, Hajek and Hjelmlandaretwo the most unluckyguys from eliminationrounds. Czech finished 5th in Liberec, afterlost in extra race against Nick Skorja. AlsoHjelmland was 5th in Vetlanda, with only one point less than 4th Frederik Jakobsen.

Startlist U21:
Daniel Bewley (Great Britain)
Robert Chmiel (Poland)
Gleb Chugunov (Russia)
Maksym Drabik (Poland)
Patrick Hansen (Denmark)
Fredrik Jakobsen (Denmark)
Daniel Kaczmarek (Poland)
Dominik Kubera (Poland)
Robert Lambert (Great Britain)
Andreas Lyager (Denmark)
Nick Skorja (Slovenia)
Bartosz Smektała (Poland)
Filip Hajek (Czechia)
Filip Hjelmland (Sweden)
Davis Kurmis (Latvia)

FIM Speedway U-21 World Championship 2018 calendar:
29.06.2017 – 1st round - Daugavpils (Latvia)
22.07.2017 – 2nd round - Leszno (Poland)
28.09.2017 – 3rd round - Pardubice (Czechia)

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Davis Kurmis is a 20-year old Latvian from Daugavpils. Lokomotiv’s pupil made a debut in U21 World Championships in 2018, when organisers gave him a wild card. Unfortunately, that wasn’t his cycle, because he finished 17th with only 7 points.

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