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FIM Fogo British Speedway GP

Round 9 - Millennium Stadium

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Date: Sat 25th August 2012
Capacity: 62,500
Track Length: 278 metres
Track Record Time: 55.00
Track Record: Kenneth Bjerre & Jason Crump 27.06.2009
WILD CARD #16: Scott Nicholls
RESERVE #17: Ben Barker
RESERVE #18: Josh Auty
REFEREE: Krister Gardell

2011 Winner

Greg Hancock

Greg Hancock

More Information

2012 British SGP Entertainment Leaflet

 

Friday 24 August: 



Draw:


13:00-13:15


Queens Arcade shopping centre

Queen Street

CardiffCF10 2BY


http://www.queensarcade.info/


Open to public so come down and watch!

 

Practice:

18:00-20:00


Practice will be open to all ticket holders from 17:30-20:00 on Friday 24 August.
Spectators can enter through Gate 3 and will be able to sit in blocks U6 and U9.

 

 

Saturday 25 August:

 


Fanzone:



11:00-16:30

St Mary's Street, Cardiff
Admission Free


The Fanzone is a dedicated area for speedway fans in St Mary's Street, Cardiff just two minutes walk from the Millennium Stadium.

 

Entertainment in the Fanzone this year features*:

 

  • Monster Energy Fan Area
  • Big Screen
  • Music from the Magoos on the main stage
  • Vintage Speedway Bikes
  • Interviews with Speedway Celebrities
  • 16:00: Autograph Session with Chris Harris, Scott Nicholls, Greg Hancock and Martin Vaculik
  • Meet the Grid Girls
  • Capital FM Street Stars
  • Cardiff Devils

 

Event Entertainment:



16:30 - 18:00


Before the start of the race there will be entertainment on show in the Millennium Stadium, including:

 

  • Big Screen features
  • BTM Band
  • CF1 Choir
  • Flawless – 2006 Street Dance World Champions & 2009 Britain's Got Talent finalists

 

*Line-up subject to change & timings approximate

 

 

Address & Contact Details

Millennium Stadium
Westgate Street,
Cardiff,
CF10 1NS

Tel: +44 (0)870 013 8600
Fax: +44 (0)2920 822 474

Email: info@millenniumstadium.com
www.millenniumstadium.com

Venue Facilities

Retractable roof, press boxes, fully equipped press room, restaurants, fast food outlets and bars, shops, tours, conference space.

Did You Know?

  • The first FIM British Speedway Grand Prix held at the Millennium Stadium took place on 09 June 2001.
  • The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff hosts its tweflth consecutive FIM British Speedway Grand Prix in 2012.
  • Only one British rider out of the 16 who have ridden at the Millennium Stadium has won the Grand Prix in Cardiff – Chris Harris in 2007.
  • He became only the second British rider to win the FIM British Grand Prix after Martin Dugard, as Wild Card, won the 2000 event at Coventry, ironically watched by a 17 year old, Chris Harris.

Previous Results

Results of previous five GP's:

(1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th)

 

  • 2011: Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen, Chris Holder, Emil Sayfutdinov
  • 2010: Chris Holder, Jason Crump, Jaroslaw Hampel, Hans Andersen
  • 2009: Jason Crump, Fredrik Lindgren, Hans Andersen, Greg Hancock
  • 2008: Jason Crump, Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen, Scott Nicholls
  • 2007: Chris Harris, Greg Hancock, Jason Crump, Leigh Adams

From airport

Nearest airport is Cardiff International.

By car:

Enter Cardiff from M4/A478/A48 signposted from M4. 

By train:

Cardiff Central station is a two-minute walk from the stadium.

 

Park & Ride:

PARK & RIDE sites accessed from J33 of the M4 - Cost £10 per car

International Sports Village (BLUE CAR PARK)
County Hall (GREEN CAR PARK)

Drop off points will be:
International Sports Village - Tresillian Way north, at rear of Railway Station
County Hall - Callaghan Square north, in lay-by by Ever Sheds

The car park will open at 9:00am, with the first bus at 9:00am. The last bus will leave the pick-up point at 10:30pm, with the car park closing at 11pm.

 

Coach Parking:

Coach parking will be provided off Sophia Close - there are dedicated coach parking areas with driver facilities. Cost - £10.00 per coach.

 

Traffic Information

To keep up to date with traffic situations in Wales, visit:

http://www.traffic-wales.com/index

 

Information About Cardiff

For further information on attractions, hotels, bars and restaurants to visit in Cardiff and Wales go to:

http://www.visitwales.com/

www.visitcardiff.com