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2016 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

Round 5 - Principality Stadium

cardiff
Date: Sat 9th July 2016
Capacity: 62,500
Track Length: 272 meters
Track Record Time: 53.8s
Track Record: Matej Zagar 04.07.2015
WILD CARD #16: Daniel King
RESERVE #17: Steven Worrall
RESERVE #18: Robert Lambert
REFEREE: Jesper Steentoft

2015 Winner

Niels-Kristian Iversen

Niels-Kristian Iversen

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Friday 8th July

Principality Stadium

14:30: Gate 3 open to ticket holders for practice

15:00: Official practice for the 2016 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix. Fans can watch it from Blocks U6-U9

 

Saturday 9th July

Fanzone: City Hall Lawn – 11:00 – 16:00

11:00: Fanzone opens

11:45-12:15: Photo opportunities with the World Championship trophies and Monster Energy Girls at the autograph podium

12:00-12:15: Team Extreme BMX Display

12:15-12:45: Mitas Speed Challenge on the main stage featuring Alun Rossiter and Neil Middleditch

12:45-13:15: Q+A & autograph session with BT Sport presenters Natalie Quirk & Scott Nicholls

13:00-13:15: Team Extreme BMX Display

13:15-14:15: Live Set from DJ Huw Stephens from BBC Radio 1 on the main stage

13:45-14:00: Official SGP Autograph session (Chris Harris, Antonio Lindback, and Robert Lambert)

14:00-15:00: Monster Energy Rig Riot featuring Monster Energy riders Tai Woffinden, Greg Hancock & Chris Holder

15:00-15:15: Official SGP Autograph session (Tai Woffinden, Danny King and Steve Worrall)

15:15-15:30: Team Extreme BMX Display

16:00: FANZONE CLOSES

*Please note that long queues are expected for the official SGP autograph sessions. 

Principality Stadium

15:30: Gates open

16:20: FMX show featuring 3 x British FMX champion Jamie Squibb and X-Games and Monster Energy athlete André Villa

16:55: Opening Ceremony

17:15: Heat 1 of the 2016 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

After the closing ceremony there will be a fireworks display from award winning Swedish fireworks company

Göteborgs FyrverkeriFabrik

 

 

We support Wings for Life – Official Charity Partner of the 2016 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

 

Spinal cord injury happens in a moment, but the impact lasts a lifetime. There is currently no medical treatment available to repair the injured spinal cord. Wings for Life fund world class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe aimed at finding a cure for spinal cord injury. When you support Wings for Life, 100% of donations received will go directly to spinal cord injury research.

Thank you for supporting our mission.

 

Wings for Life will be running a Text to Win competition on event day, with the winner earning the chance to present the prize to the third-placed rider on the Adrian Flux British SGP podium. Simply text WINGS to 70800 to donate £3 and enter (see the SGP event programme for full terms and conditions)

www.wingsforlife.com

Address & Contact Details

Principality Stadium

Westgate Street,

Cardiff,

CF10 1NS

 

 

Tel: +44 (0)870 013 8600

Fax: +44 (0)2920 822 474

Email: info@principalitystadium.wales  

http://www.principalitystadium.wales

/home.php

 

 

 

Venue Facilities

Retractable roof, press boxes, fully equipped press room, restaurants, fast food outlets and bars, shops, tours, conference space.

Did You Know?

  • The first FIM British Speedway Grand Prix held at the Millennium Stadium took place on 09 June 2001.
  • Only one British rider out of the 16 who have ridden at the Millennium Stadium has won the Grand Prix in Cardiff – Chris Harris in 2007.
  • He became only the second British rider to win the FIM British Grand Prix after Martin Dugard, as Wild Card, won the 2000 event at Coventry, ironically watched by a 17 year old, Chris Harris.

Previous Results

Results of previous five GP's:

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

 

  • 2015: Niels-Kristian Iversen, Chris Holder, Peter Kildemand 
  • 2014: Greg Hancock, Tai Woffinden, Darcy Ward, Krzysztof Kasprzak
  • 2013: Emil Sayfutdinov, Niels-Krisitan Iversen, Krzysztof Kasprzak, Fredrik Lindgren
  • 2012: Chris Holder, Krzysztof Kasprzak, Antonio Lindback, Fredrik Lindgren
  • 2011: Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen, Chris Holder, Emil Sayfutdinov

 

From airport:

Nearest airport is Cardiff International.

By car:

Enter Cardiff from M4/A478/A48 signposted from M4. 

By train:

Cardiff Central station is a two-minute walk from the stadium.

*Please not that a bus replacement service will be running from Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central. Please allow extra time for your journey if this affects you.

Traffic Information

To keep up to date with traffic situations in Wales, visit:


www.traffic-wales.com

 

Information About Cardiff

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

www.visitwales.com

www.visitcardiff.com

 

We have once again been working with the Principality Stadium, Cardiff Hoteliers’ Association and Cardiff Convention Bureau to secure accommodation for the 2016 event at competitive rates.  As a result, 1,000 bed spaces have been secured once again for true Speedway fans. The discounted rates are available on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights with no minimum stay requirement. These rooms are on a first come first served basis and the maximum amount of bedrooms that can be booked in one transaction is 3 for up to 12 people (including children). 

In order to secure your discounted rate accommodation you must first purchase a ticket for the 2016 British FIM Speedway Grand Prix and will then be sent a link in your confirmation email taking you to the booking site.