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2017 SGP CALENDAR REVEALED

2017 FIM Speedway Grand Prix World Championship set to be contested over 12 rounds in nine different countries.

09 / 11 / 2016, 17:31

The world’s top riders are set to battle it out for World Championship gold over 12 rounds in nine different countries for the 2017 FIM Speedway Grand Prix series.

Latvian capital of speedway Daugavpils makes a welcome return to the calendar for 2017 after a year’s absence on May 27.

And following the success of Teterow’s first German SGP, the Bergring Arena hosts the sport’s biggest stars for the next three seasons after a new contract was agreed. Next year’s round takes place on September 9.

The 2017 series launches in Krsko once again with the Slovenian SGP on April 29, before the action moves to the Polish capital for the Warsaw SGP of Poland at PGE Narodowy on May 13.

SGP racing is back at Daugavpils’ Lokomotiv Stadium on May 27, before Prague’s Marketa Stadium stages a record-breaking 21st consecutive Czech Republic SGP on June 10.

The series switches to CASA Arena Horsens for the Kjærgaard Danish SGP on June 24.

After a month-long break for the Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup, the sound of 500cc engines electrifies the sport’s biggest stage as Cardiff’s Principality Stadium hosts the Adrian Flux British SGP on July 22.

The forests of Malilla provide the setting for round seven, as the Swedish SGP takes place at the G&B Arena on August 12, before the Gorzow SGP of Poland returns on August 26.

Teterow stages the German SGP on September 9 and the Stockholm SGP returns to the Friends Arena on September 23.

The final European round of 2017 – the Torun SGP of Poland – takes place at the Marian Rose Motoarena on October 7.

The FIM Speedway World Championship is scheduled to conclude Down Under in October at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium with the QBE Insurance Australian SGP still to be confirmed.

For full details of the 2017 calendar, visit: http://www.speedwaygp.com/calendar.  Follow @SpeedwayGP on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or click on to speedwaygp.com for all the latest ticket news throughout the off-season.

2017 FIM SPEEDWAY GRAND PRIX CALENDAR

April 29: Slovenian FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Krsko)

May 13: Warsaw FIM Speedway Grand Prix of Poland (Warsaw)

May 27: Latvian FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Daugavpils)

June 10: Czech Republic FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Prague)

June 24: Kjærgaard Danish FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Horsens)

July 22: Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Cardiff)

August 12: Swedish FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Malilla)

August 26: Gorzow FIM Speedway Grand Prix of Poland (Gorzow)

September 9: German FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Teterow)

September 23: Stockholm FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Stockholm)            

October 7: Torun FIM Speedway Grand Prix of Poland (Torun)

TBC: QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix (Melbourne)

 

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