Road Racing

European Individual Speedway at Güstrow (Germany)

Artem Laguta won the second SEC round in Güstrow, Germany, in front of Andzejs Lebedevs and Krzysztof Kasprzak. The first German fans went into the stadium only a moment after the gates opening, but campers popular in speedway world were staying near the stadium the day before.
In the first series the wild card Kai Huckenbeck, who was third in Güstrow last year, won his first race. His second heat made a lot of noise on the stands too, because oatn the last corner he passed Andrey Kudryashov.
Russian Artem Laguta won his first and second race with huge advantage, which pushed him forward in the general standings.

In heat 9 Laguta faced two other favourites for the whole tournnament victory. Andzejs Lebedevs and Vaclav Milik did a beautiful fight. At the end the Latvian was the fastest and passed from tihrd to first position. The first rider to win from gate B was Andreas Jonsson: the Swedish rider rode at the front form the start.
The best fight in the competition took place in heat 16. These time Mateusz Szczepaniak and Andreas Jonsson rode near the air fences. At the end the winner was Szczepaniak, who passed his rival on the straight, which allowed him to win the race.
Mateusz Szczepaniak, Vaclav Milik, Krzysztof Kasprzak and Kai Huckenbeck took part in the race-off. The German rider had the best start, but in the first corner he made a mistake which caused his crash. The wild card rider was excluded.
In repeat, Mateusz Szczepaniak won the start, but he had some problems in the same place as Huckenbeck and he lost any chance for the final. Finally, in the most important race of the day, we saw Artem Laguta, Andzejs Lebedevs, Vaclav Milik and Krzysztof Kasprzak.
The winner was Artem Laguta. Andzejs Lebedevs was unlucky: he was close to pass the Russian, but he had similar problems as Huckenbeck and Szczepaniak in the race-off and he finished second. His good performance allowed him to took the lead in SEC.

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