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ELITSERIEN | LAMBERT BAGS MAX AS LIONS ROAR TO VICTORY

European champion Robert Lambert raced to a 15-point maximum for Lejonen as they put one foot in the Bauhaus Elitserien semi-finals.

22 / 09 / 2020, 22:10

European champion Robert Lambert raced to a 15-point maximum for Lejonen as they put one foot in the Bauhaus Elitserien semi-finals with a 51-39 win away to Piraterna.

The Lions topped the table over eight matches and roared to victory in their play-off quarter final, first leg away to the Swedish league’s basement side.

Lambert was unstoppable over five rides, with former Aussie champion Rohan Tungate backing him up on 13 paid 14 and Mathias Thornblom adding 11 paid 12 points. Jonas Seifert-Salk was Pirates’ tops scorer on eight paid 10.

Elsewhere, triple world champion Nicki Pedersen marked his first appearance of the season for Masarna with a 14 paid 15-point maximum as they thumped Vetlanda 61-29 in Avesta.

The hosts all but punched their tickets to the semi-finals with a stellar showing from Pedersen, coupled with 14 points from Kim Nilsson and 13 paid 14 from SGP star Antonio Lindback. Poland’s Szymon Wozniak offered Vetlanda’s only serious resistance on 14 points.

Russian racer Artem Laguta made his first Swedish appearance of 2020, scoring 14 for Vastervik as they edged to a 46-44 win at home to Rospiggarna.

Danish star Anders Thomsen added nine paid 10 and Jason Doyle notched nine. Andzejs Lebedevs, Timo Lahti and Rasmus Jensen all scored 10 paid 11 points apiece for the visitors.

In the day’s other meeting, SGP star Niels-Kristian Iversen stormed to 13 paid 14 points for Indianerna as they triumphed 53-36 at home to Dackarna. He was backed up by 12 paid 14 points from Pontus Aspgren, 11 from Jonas Jeppesen and eight paid nine from Aussie racer Max Fricke.

Polish star Pawel Przedpelski raced to 10 paid 12 for the Malilla men, with SGP 2021 qualifier Oliver Berntzon notching nine paid 11 and Swedish champion Jacob Thorssell adding a straight nine.

The second legs all take place on Wednesday night.

For full details of the results and scorers from all four quarter final, first legs, click here: http://bit.ly/2uwbumo.

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