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FIM Mitas Czech Republic Speedway Grand Prix

Round 3 - Marketa Stadium

prague
Date: Sat 12th May 2012
Capacity: 10,000
Track Length: 353 metres
Track Record Time: 62.40
Track Record: Greg Hancock 17.05.1997
WILD CARD #16: Josef Franc
RESERVE #17: Vaclav Milik
RESERVE #18: Matej Kus
REFEREE: Wojciech Grodzki

2011 Winner

Greg Hancock

Greg Hancock

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Friday 11th May

18.00 – 20.00 – Practice (open to the public at a charge of 80CZK)

 

Saturday 12th May

16:00-18:00 – Live Band outside the stadium playing a variety of popular English and Czech songs

17.15 – Official autograph session with Tomasz Gollob, Nicki Pedersen, Hans Andersen & Josef Franc taking place just inside the main entrance

18:10 – Majorettes inside the stadium

18:30 – Majorettes inside the stadium

18:45 – Parachute display landing on the infield

19.00 – FIM Mitas Czech Republic Speedway Grand Prix

22.15 (approx) – Firework display

 

*please note timings are subject to change

 

Address & Contact Details

Autoklub Marketa,
U Vojtesky 11, 16201,
Praha 6,
Czech Republic

Tel: +420 233 358 487
Fax +420 220 510 134

Email: sekretariat@speedway-prague.cz
http://www.speedway-prague.cz/

Venue Facilities

Fully equipped press room, food and beverage outlets

Did You Know?

  • The first FIM Czech Republic Speedway Grand Prix was held in Prague on 17 May 1997.
  • The Marketa Stadium in Prague, the only venue ever used for the Czech GP, will host its 16th annual FIM Speedway Grand Prix in 2012.
  • It hosted its first SGP event on the 17th of May 1997 and the winner was Greg Hancock.
  • The 2012 FIM Mitas Czech Republic Speedway Grand Prix sees Prague host the third round of the championship for the second consecutive year.

Previous Results

Results of previous five GP's:

(1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th)

  • 2011: Greg Hancock, Jaroslaw Hampel, Tomasz Gollob, Jason Crump
  • 2010: Tomasz Gollob, Nicki Pedersen, Jaroslaw Hampel, Magnus Zetterstrom
  • 2009: Emil Sayfutdinov, Fredrik Lindgren, Jason Crump, Leigh Adams
  • 2008: Nicki Pedersen, Hans Andersen, Jason Crump, Greg Hancock
  • 2007: Nicki Pedersen, Jarolsaw Hampel, Rune Holta, Scott Nicholls

Travel Information

Stadium Marketa can be found in the north-west part of Prague, just above the Marketa Monastry, in a quiet residential area of Bevnov - Prague 6, about 20 minutes via public transport from city centre.

From airport:

By bus No. 179. It takes about 20 minutes.

By car:

Motorway D5 (E50) from Plzen (Pilsen) Exit: 1/23 (E 48) to left CHOMUTOV, PRAHA REPY AIRPORT, after 2 kms (Exit 26) turn off to right PRAHA REPY CENTRUM, straight ahead CENTRUM BREVNOV, on 5th lights left.

By tram:

Either trams 15 and 22 to VYPICH or 1, 2 and 18 to VETRNIK or PETRINY. From all these stops it is about a 5 minute walk to the stadium.

 

Further Information:

For further information on attractions, hotels, bars and restaurants to visit in Prague go to:

http://www.prahah.eu  www.praha6.cz  www.speedway-prague.cz