Jason Doyle One Step Closer to FIM Speedway GP Title
September 25, 2017

Australian Speedway Superstar, Jason Doyle is now in prime position to secure his first FIM Speedway GP world title after coming third in Stockholm’s Swedish GP. As it currently stands, Doyle now opened up a 22-point gap to Poland’s Patryk Dudek in the standings, with two rounds remaining.

Red-hot Slovenian star Matej Zagar won his second straight FIM Speedway Grand Prix in Stockholm with an impressive display.
 
Championship leader Doyle (31) may not have topped the podium, but he was ecstatic with his 18- point haul, as he battles Patryk Dudek and Maciej Janowsk in the world championship.
 
Doyle sharing; “It’s not all about winning the final; I am very happy with the points I scored tonight. Who would have dreamt that I could get 18 points in a GP and extend my lead!
 
“To score that many points, I am over the moon. Hats off to the boys, they rode very well in the final. I am happy with my third place.”
 
To secure his first world title, Doyle now needs a maximum of 21 points from the two remaining rounds. Should he extend his lead to over 25 in the next race at Torun (7 October), it could set the scene for an early title win.
 
There is also the possibility of the championship going down to the wire at 2017 QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix at Etihad Stadium on October 28. To win a title in front of his home crowd would certainly be an incredible sight to behold.
 
Make sure to secure your ticket for the largest indoor motor racing spectacle in the Southern Hemisphere returns when Etihad Stadium hosts the 2017 QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix. Tickets available to purchase here.
 
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS: 1 Jason Doyle 132, 2 Patryk Dudek 110, 3 Maciej Janowski 108, 4 Fredrik Lindgren 107, 5 Emil Sayfutdinov 102, 6 Tai Woffinden 100, 7 Bartosz Zmarzlik 94, 8 Matej Zagar 86, 9 Martin Vaculik 85, 10 Chris Holder 75, 11 Antonio Lindback 72, 12 Piotr Pawlicki 69, 13 Peter Kildemand 46, 14 Greg Hancock 45, 15 Niels-Kristian Iversen 44, 16 Vaclav Milik 20, 17 Martin Smolinski 17, 18 Nicki Pedersen 8, 19 Michael Jepsen Jensen 8, 20 Maksims Bogdanovs 8, 21 Max Fricke 7, 22 Kenneth Bjerre 7, 23 Krzysztof Kasprzak 6, 24 Kai Huckenbeck 4, 25 Jacob Thorssell 4, 26 Przemyslaw Pawlicki 3, 27 Craig Cook 2, 28 Linus Sundstrom 2, 29 Kim Nilsson 2, 30 Josh Bates 2, 31 Nick Skorja 1.
 
STOCKHOLM SGP SCORES: 1 Matej Zagar 13, 2 Bartosz Zmarzlik 12, 3 Jason Doyle 18, 4 Peter Kildemand 10, 5 Emil Sayfutdinov 12, 6 Chris Holder 9, 7 Fredrik Lindgren 9, 8 Antonio Lindback 8, 9 Maciej Janowski 7, 10 Piotr Pawlicki 6, 11 Max Fricke 6, 12 Patryk Dudek 6, 13 Tai Woffinden 6, 14 Martin Vaculik 5, 15 Jacob Thorssell 4, 16 Martin Smolinski 4, 17 Kim Nilsson 2, 18 Filip Hjelmland 0.
 
Photo courtesy of FIM Speedway GP

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