2003 Speedway GP dates/riders
Brit Scott Nicholls is included in the riders list for the 2003 Speedway Grand Prix series after a brilliant second place in Australia at the last round of the 2002 season. He is one of three British riders, including former World Champion Mark Loram. British rider David Howe is also included in the reserve line-up.
The provisional dates for the 2003 season are:
17th May: TBC, TBC, Poland. 31st: May Olympic Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden. 14th June Millenium Stadium, Cardiff, Great Britain. 28th June Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark. 12th July Matje Gubjca Stadium, Krsko, Slovenia. 23rd August Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden. 6th September Marketa Stadium, Prague, Czech republic. 20th September TBC, TBC, Poland. 4th October Olympic Stadium, Hamar, Norway. 1st November (tbc) Westpac Trust Stadium (tbc), Wellington, New Zealand. 8th November Aussie Stadium, Sydney, Australia.
The full rider list is:
1) Tony Rickardsson, Sweden. 2) Jason Crump, Australia. 3) Ryan Sullivan, Australia. 4) Leigh Adams, Australia. 5) Mikael Karlsson, Sweden. 6) Greg Hancock, USA. 7) Tomasz Gollob, Poland. 8) Mark Loram, Great Britain. 9) Billy Hamill, USA. 10) Lukas Dryml, Czech Republic. 11) Rune Holta, Denmark. 12) Nicki Pedersen, Denmark. 13) Scott Nicholls, Great Britain. 14) Andreas Jonsson, Sweden. 15) Todd Wiltshire, Australia. 16) Krysztof Cegielski, Poland. 17) Lee Richardson, Great Britain. 18) Bohumil Brhel, Czech Republic. 19) Piotr Protasiewicz, Poland. 20) Bjarne Pedersen, Denmark. 21) Tomas Bajerski, Poland. 22) Jason Lyons, Australia. 23) Wild card. 24) Wild card.
Hans Andersen (Denmark). Peter Karlsson (Sweden). Ronni Pedersen (Denmark). Robert Dados (Poland). Roman Powazhny (Russia). David Howe (Great Britain).