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ELITSERIEN | NKI SWAPS SMEDERNA FOR PIRATES

Danish champion Niels-Kristian Iversen has switched Swedish champions Smederna for newly-promoted Piraterna in 2019.

18 / 10 / 2018, 18:58

Danish champion Niels-Kristian Iversen has switched Swedish champions Smederna for newly-promoted Piraterna in 2019.

NKI raced for the Pirates in 2017 as they suffered a shock relegation to the Allsvenskan League. But with the club back in the top flight, the SGP 2019 star is back to lead their challenge.

He is joined by Polish star Pawel Przedpelski, Torun SGP wild card Daniel Kaczmarek and brothers Jonas and Daniel Davidsson.

Elsewhere, Nicki Pedersen sticks with Vastervik in 2019, and team manager Morgan Andersson backed him to continue leading the charge.

After missing the 2017 Swedish Elitserien season, Pedersen returned in style with the coastal club as they reached the play-off semi-finals.

Despite the triple world champion losing his FIM Speedway Grand Prix spot, Andersson is backing Pedersen to continue piling up the points in Sweden. He told the club’s official website: "We definitely got what we hoped for from Nicki. He delivered lots for the team.

“He has an attitude to competition beyond the usual so I am convinced he will continue to shoulder the lead role he has at the club in 2019.

“We are very pleased to agree for another season with Nicki when our goal was to try to keep the frame of the team.”

Pedersen admits the mood in the Vastervik camp made staying on board an easy decision.

He added: "This was a good year for me in the Swedish Elitserien.

“One of the reasons for this was the nice atmosphere at Vastervik. Good people, nice team and fantastic fans were a big part of our team and the team’s success in 2018. I look forward to coming back in 2019.”

In other transfer news, Grzegorz Zengota is on his way to Smederna and Vetlanda have extended Szymon Wozniak’s deal with the club.

 

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