Speedway

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  1. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    British and polish leagues and Sweden are running

    SoCal’s broc nicol been on fire so far in the premier league for Wolverhampton, and riding well for Glasgow. Dillon ruml putting up some points as well.
  2. r77toy

    r77toy Been here awhile

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    I'm guessing that the GP season will be similar to last year, 8 rounds, all in Poland
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  3. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy Supporter

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    My wife and I took our oldest grandson (aged 4) to Fast Fridays in Auburn, CA last week for the season opener. It's the first race with fans since 2019, obviously, and the place was packed. It was good to hear bikes screaming around the track again.
  4. tubebender

    tubebender Shakin' all over

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    First 2 rounds of SGP this weekend.

    Will Zmarzlik reign supreme?
    Will Woffindon stay healthy?
    Will Janowski step up?

    Greg Hancock interview

  5. tubebender

    tubebender Shakin' all over

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    Round 1 done.

    Janowski was magic.
    Sayfutdinov was a rocket.
    Woffinden had a bit of luck (and tenacity).
    Lindgren's luck went sideways.

    Zmarzlik just couldn't get it together.

    1 Maciej Janowski 20
    2 Emil Sayfutdinov 18
    3 Tai Woffinden 16
    4 Fredrik Lindgren 14
    5 Artem Laguta 12
    6 Bartosz Zmarzlik 11
    7 Leon Madsen 10
    8 Max Fricke 9
    9 Martin Vaculik 8
    10 Robert Lambert 7
    11 Matej Zagar 6
    12 Jason Doyle 5
    13 Jan Kvech 4
    14 Anders Thomsen 3
    15 Oliver Berntzon 2
    16 Krzysztof Kasprzak 1
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  6. tubebender

    tubebender Shakin' all over

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    Round 2 postponed (after 11 heats) until tomorrow as it was becoming a mudder with the rain.

    Sayfutdinov has the speed
    Zmarzlik found some speed
    Lindgren is making some hard passes

    Races are being broadcast on u-tube.

    Race 1
  7. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    now were thru round 6, can anything be done to stop the current 2x world champ from winning 3 world titles back to back to back.

    he just picked up 78 out of 80 possible max points over the last 4 rounds.
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  8. tubebender

    tubebender Shakin' all over

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    He sure is on a roll. Looks like Lagunta is the only other rider with speed and consistency (and starts!).
    Zmarzlik is so fun to watch as he moves all over his bike!

    And how about that wildcard. What a weekend for him.
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  9. r77toy

    r77toy Been here awhile

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    What's up with Magic?
  10. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    rough couple nights that’s for sure.

    not sure why he didn’t swap bikes yesterday.
  11. Jay Cohen

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    Just found this thread. Surprised that Speedway is not as popular as I think it should be. Might be that it's such a regional part of the sport, ie., Cal, NY, and Europe. Once I saw it in the mid 70s in SoCal I was hooked at tracks like Ventura and Costa Mesa. It was would be cool to find on MAV TV but I haven't found it.
  12. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    Speedway grand prix is well broadcasted on youtube on their channel the last few years.

    locally (costa mesa, ventura, perris, etc) not a lot of coverage, xsra.tv i beleive does some of them.
  13. Jay Cohen

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    Thanks! I'll check it out.
  14. tubebender

    tubebender Shakin' all over

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    Is Costa Mesa ever gonna run again? Website hasn't been updated.
  15. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    that would be a question for @radbrad511

    rumor i heard was post the fair, but haven't seen anything, might not be worth the expense to prep the arena (grand stands, track, etc) for what limited season he'd have left to put on a show.

    selfishly i hope so, but business wise, i don't know that its a worthwhile endeavor.
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  16. tubebender

    tubebender Shakin' all over

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    ^ :thumb

    Speaking of SGP, how about Zmarzlik! 98 out of 100 points the last 5 GPs.
    Watching him just send it into the corner at the Mallila final (and semi) was fantastic!
    It's just between him and Lagunta; the rest are fighting for a top six.
  17. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    yeah, kid is wild.

    he's obviously found something that others haven't yet.

    magic was fast, now struggling. the highs and lows of motorsport.

    with regard to points totals..... i prefer the old system to the new one.
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  18. radbrad511

    radbrad511 deer hunter

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    Fair removed the bleachers. Shooting for April. 14 dates applied for, wish us luck!
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  19. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    ill be there!

    miss the days of 28 weeks, but will take 14 if thats what you can get.

    hows the shoulder/ribs/lung doing?
  20. r77toy

    r77toy Been here awhile

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