It’s the business end of the Speedway Grand Prix season and it’s safe to say Jason Doyle did exactly what he needed to do in an intriguing Stockholm GP, extending his overall lead to a mammoth 22 points heading into the final two rounds.
If we’re being completely blunt, it wasn’t the most exciting or eventful round of the series and it certainly won’t go down as a classic – but Australian charger Doyle left beaming from ear-to-ear knowing he’s so close to the ultimate prize.
When you are in a stadium that only last week hosted a soccer match, and building a speedway circuit entirely from scratch within just days, it’s not always going to be plain sailing and it was a tough track that presented plenty of problems.
Doyle, though, came through it unscathed and his third place overall means he can actually wrap up his first world title by matching the score of our man Patryk Dudek in the penultimate round in Torun, Poland in two weeks.
It was a second consecutive win for Matej Zagar, who came from nowhere to take a surprise win, with Bartek Zmarzlik running a second place and Doyle in third.
Here’s what our guys had to say about their night;