Menu
Card image cap

SUNDSTROM IN SWEDISH SGP

Swedish racer Linus Sundstrom makes his full World Championship debut as the wild card in the Fogo Swedish FIM Speedway Grand Prix on May 4.

19 / 04 / 2013, 09:00

Swedish racer Linus Sundstrom makes his full World Championship debut when he rides as the wild card in the Fogo Swedish FIM Speedway Grand Prix in Gothenburg on May 4.

This will be the first time the Piraterna, Peterborough, Gorzow and Grindsted rider has taken at least five outings in an SGP event. He dons the famous No.16 wild card race jacket.

The 22-year-old from Avesta – home of six-time world champion Tony Rickardsson – is being tipped as a future Swedish international and could stake his claim for a place in their Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup squad at the Ullevi Stadium.

Sundstrom scored a point when he raced as track reserve at the FIM Scandinavian SGP in Malilla on August 14, 2010. He also served as a stand-in rider at the G&B Arena in 2011 and at both the Ullevi Stadium and Malilla rounds last year.

He is joined in the Swedish SGP by track reserves Dennis Andersson and Mathias Thornblom.

Andersson, who also comes from Avesta and races for Dackarna, Poole and Rzeszow, lines up at No.17. Indianerna, Gdansk and Grindsted rider Thornblom, who also represents his local club Malmo, is No.18.

Britain’s Jim Lawrence will referee the meeting.

Card image cap

CARDIFF FANZONE LINE-UP

The Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix is roars into Cardiff on Saturday, July 21 with an action-packed fanzone on City Hall Lawn.

Card image cap

AARNIO'S BITTERSWEET SON

Finnish racer Tero Aarnio admits missing out on Monster Energy SON Finals qualification took the shine off beating world champ Jason Doyle.

Card image cap

SGP THROWBACK | PK'S HORSENS HEROICS

We rewind to the 2015 Danish FIM Speedway Grand Prix - the first to be staged in Horsens and Peter Kildemand's first SGP win.

Card image cap

ZAGAR'S SLOVENIAN SON PRIDE

Slovenian star Matej Zagar backed his country to build on their heroic Monster Energy FIM Speedway of Nations showing.

Card image cap

VIEW FROM THE MOUNTAINS

World Championship leader Freddie Lindgren admits swapping Sweden for Andorra has helped him see his racing in a different light.

Card image cap

ELITSERIEN | LAMBERT STORMS TO SWEDISH MAX

British champion Robert Lambert raced to a 15-point maximum for Rospiggarna as they thumped Indianerna 61-29 in the Elitserien on Tuesday.

Card image cap

ELITSERIEN | PEDERSEN SET FOR SWEDISH COMEBACK

Triple world champion Nicki Pedersen makes his Swedish Elitserien comeback tonight when he lines up for Vastervik as they face Smederna.

Card image cap

WD-40 PARTNERS WITH SGP FOR HORSENS & CARDIFF SGP ROUNDS

WD-40 named as Danish FIM Speedway Grand Prix title sponsor and Adrian Flux British SGP technical partner.