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MALILLA | EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

It's almost time for the Betard Scandinavian FIM Speedway Grand Prix at Malilla’s G&B Arena. Here's everything you need to know ...

07 / 08 / 2018, 14:36

It's almost time for the Betard Scandinavian FIM Speedway Grand Prix at Malilla’s G&B Arena.

One of the sport’s top race tracks always delivers epic World Championship action, with Bartosz Zmarzlik winning one of the all-time great SGP finals last year following an unforgettable showdown with Antonio Lindback and Freddie Lindgren. Can the Cardiff winner top the Malilla box again for his second straight victory?

Or will Lindgren claim the second win of his career on Swedish shale as the man in the form of his life bids to close the 20-point gap between him and series leader Tai Woffinden?

Whoever you’re cheering for, you’re in for a great night of racing. Here's a quick overview of everything you will need to know ahead of this weekend ...

 

ADDRESS

The G&B Arena is located at:

Målilla Motorbana 1

570 82 Målilla

Sweden

 

FROM AIRPORT

The G&B Arena is 90km from Vaxjo, 10km from Kalmar and 270km from Gothenburg.

 

BY CAR

Malilla is 290km from Gothenburg, 330km from Stockholm, 320km from Malmo and 220km from Karlskrona.

From Karlskrona: Take road E22 to Alem for about 110km, then road 34 to Malilla for about 70km.

From Stockholm: Take road E4 to Linkoping for about 200km and then road 34 to Malilla for about 130km.

From Malmo: Take road E22 (23) towards Vaxjo, head towards Aseda for about 50km and then follow road 138 to Malilla for about 40km.

From Gothenburg: Pick up road 40 to Jonkoping for about 150km, then road 31 to Vetlanda for about 80km and road 127 to Malilla for 50km.

 

PARKING

There is plenty of parking available at the G&B Arena.

 

BY TRAIN

Hultsfred station is 10km away. There is a direct service between Hultsfred and Stockholm. The train from Hultsfred also goes to Nassjo where it is possible to go to Gothenburg and Malmo.

 

KEY TIMINGS

Friday, August 10 – Practice Day

16:00 - Official draw

16:30 - Stadium opens for fans (entry is free)

17:00 – Practice starts

 

Want to get the SGP party started early?

Head over to Köpingsparken (Järnvägsparken) in the city of Hultsfred to soak up the party vibes this Friday between 19:00 - 01:00.

Entertainment line up includes;

20:00 Interview with the SGP riders

22:00 Live music from local band Pollux

23:00 - 01:00 DJ tunes on the main stage

Location for the pre-event part is here

 

Saturday, August 11 – Race Day

17:00 - Stadium opens for fans

17:10 - Official SGP rider autograph session (Jason Doyle, Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen and Peter Ljung)

18:48 - Opening ceremony

19:04 - Heat one of the 2018 Betard Scandinavian FIM Speedway Grand Prix

 

TICKETS

If you still need tickets, they are available to purchase online until 18:00 on race day from here: http://bit.ly/2vJC2Pz.

Tickets will also be available to purchase from the G&B Arena box office between 15:00 - 19:00 on Friday and 13:00-20:00 on Saturday.

Official merchandise and event programmes will be available for purchase at the stadium.

 

GET SOCIAL

Stay tuned to @SpeedwayGP throughout the weekend for news and updates around the Betard Scandinavian SGP – simply use hash tag #ScandiSGP.

 

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