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WORLD U21 FINAL LINE-UP REVEALED

The FIM has confirmed the line up for this year’s one-off FIM Speedway Under-21 World Championship Final in Pardubice on October 2.

25 / 06 / 2020, 09:37

The FIM has confirmed the line up for this year’s one-off FIM Speedway Under-21 World Championship Final in Pardubice on October 2.

With two of the rounds cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, the champion will be crowned in a one-day meeting for the first time since Aussie icon Darcy Ward won his first title at Gorican in 2009.

Polish representatives Dominik Kubera and Wiktor Lampart will start among the favourites to win gold, along with Great Britain shooting star Dan Bewley, Aussie junior champion Jaimon Lidsey and USA racer Luke Becker.

A host of Monster Energy FIM Speedway of Nations stars join them in Czech young gun Jan Kvech, Latvia’s Olegs Mihailovs, Lukas Fienhage of Germany, Finland’s Niklas Sayrio and Ukrainian prospect Marko Levyshyn.

National federations were asked to nominate participants for the meeting with this year’s World Under-21 qualifiers cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions across Europe.

There will also be three further Czech representatives with the host nation guaranteed a wild card and two track reserve berths.

WORLD UNDER-21 FINAL LINE-UP: Niklas Sayrio (Finland), Alexander Woentin (Sweden), Vitaly Kotlyar (Russia), Lukas Fienhage (Germany), Dan Bewley (Great Britain), Olegs Mihailovs (Latvia), Dominik Kubera (Poland), Marko Levyshyn (Ukraine), Steven Goret (France), Jan Kvech (Czech Republic), Wiktor Lampart (Poland), Luke Becker (USA), Jaimon Lidsey (Australia), Mads Hansen (Denmark), Mattia Lenarduzzi (Italy), plus one Czech wild card TBC.

Photo: Taylor Lanning

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