Auction-sponsored motorcycle now in use

Vojens Speedway Club has now been delivered the 50cc motorcycle, which was financed by the auction and draw, which took place during the big reception on Friday 3 May. The motorcycle becomes an important asset for the club's youth work, which is exercised several times a week. At the same time, Vojens Speedway Center is increasingly being used as a free training ground, with several Danish profiles leading the way.

By Ib Søby

Some claim to be able to turn water into wine, but at Vojens Speedway Club you have now mastered turning champagne into a motorcycle.

Around 15,000 kroner came into the club box during the reception at Vojens Speedway Center. Thanks to a generous contribution to a bottle of six liters of champagne, and a further three bottles of three liters from Skærsøgaard Vine.

Stadium Manager Kim Schrøder was responsible for both lottery sales and auction, to the approximately 300 guests present.

The motorcycle which, with equipment, costs well over DKK 12,000 is important for the club, both when the very young boys and girls want to try the speedway in a safe environment, but also in connection with the weekly training sessions for the club's youth team. 

In addition to Skærsøgaard Wines, the reception in May was created in collaboration with Slagter Lampe, Nordthy Slik and Chips, Carlsberg and Thinghøjgaard Party Fireworks.

Team world champion tested shoulder

At the same time as the young boys and girls are practicing life on the small track, there is also weekly activity on the big 500cc course - August 10 and September 7 - becoming the focal point of the SEC Ovethi European Championships and the Danish World Cup respectively Grandprix.

The other day, double team world champion Hans Andersen arrived at a training session to test his right shoulder, which he injured in a crash on May 31 at Varde Motor Arena, and at the same time cost the 38-year-old Fynbo further participation in this year's World Cup qualification series.

"Yes, I simply couldn't control my bike on the completely impossible course, during the qualifying round in Glasgow, and had to interrupt after only one heat," said Hans Andersen, who this year runs for Grindsted in the Danish league.

- I'm still struggling with some pain, but it's moving forward. At the same time, it is wonderful to have the opportunity to train on the cool race track like Vojens is really. I have so many fond memories of this and hope that more will come in the future, Hans Andersen said, and clearly expressed his enthusiasm, over the extensive renovation that characterizes the national speedway arena this week.

- It's amazing to see what Jacob Olsen and his crew have already started. It will be a boost for Danish speedway, Hans Andersen declared.

For the open workout, another tdl was also seen. Danish team world champion, Zealand Mikkel Bech, and the Funen European participant and Grandprix Challenge finalist Anders Thomsen.

- In seven weeks I will be running 3 section of the European Championship here, so I take, with a kissing hand, against the opportunity to test my gear and myself, compared to Vojens, said Anders Thomsen.

The SEC Ovethi European Championship round, Saturday August 10, will be the historic opening race of the speedway center's new era, and Thomsen will be joined by Danish reigning European champion Leon Madsen, Nicki Pedersen, Mikkel Michelsen and Michael Jepsen Jensen.

Latest news

JONAS KNUDSEN HAS A FOCUS ON LEAGUES

Jesper Knudsen Like most young speedway talents, Jonas Knudsen dreams of one day in the future, being crowned individual world champion. But with common sense in southern Jutland, Jonas Knudsen knows well that that goal requires a long and arduous journey with great deprivation. In 2021 ...

HANS ANDERSEN: I STILL HAVE AMBITIONS

He turned 40 in November. But that fact does not make the double team world champion and Grand Prix winner relax on the gas. With agreements in place at SES - Sønderjylland Elite Speedway, English Peterborough and Latvian Daugavpils, Hans Andersen is ready for ...

CLAUS ØRTS: GOLD IS NOT A REQUIREMENT THIS YEAR

Claus Ørts - Assistant team leader for SES - Sønderjylland Elite Speedway The assistant team leader for SES - Sønderjylland Elite Speedway expects final participation in both the Metal Speedway League and Ligacup in 2021. But for Claus Ørts and team leader Ib Pedersen is ...

Danish speedway gasses up

The ambitions are great in the Metal Speedway League, which with a new board will put coal on the development. A wide range of competencies are gathered to increase the league's visibility and attractiveness. The board of the Metal Speedway League: Jørgen Bitsch, Rudi Steen Hansen, ...

Share on social media