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.