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Fifteen countries, four nights of racing, and only one SON World Champion

Denmark’s iconic Vojens Speedway Center hosts speedway’s world team championship from July 27-30, 2022 as 2021 winners Great Britain defend the world title they claimed in dramatic style in Manchester.

It’s the first time the entire tournament has taken place over multiple days at a single venue.

Racing gets underway with Semi-Final 1 on Wednesday, July 27, featuring eight-time FIM Speedway World Cup winners Poland, plus Australia, Latvia, Germany, USA, Ukraine and Finland.

Great Britain launches its title defence in Semi-Final 2 on Thursday, July 28, taking on Sweden, France, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Italy and FIM SON newcomers Slovakia.

The top three teams from each Semi-Final then join host nation Denmark in the FIM SON Final on Saturday, July 30, when the 2022 world team champions will be crowned.

In a first for 2022, every country will be able to track three senior stars, with the reserve rider no longer required to be an under-21.

But speedway’s rising stars still get their chance to shine on Friday, July 29 in FIM Speedway of Nations – SON2, contested by hosts Denmark, 2021 FIM Team Speedway Under-21 world champions Poland, Great Britain, Australia, Sweden, Czech Republic and Latvia.

It’s all about team riding in the SON, with teams awarded four points for a heat win, three for second, two for third and zero for last place or failing to finish.

Great Britain capitalised on this when Robert Lambert and Dan Bewley finished second and third behind Poland’s Bartosz Zmarzlik to clinch the 2021 SON world championship with a 5-4 heat advantage in the 2021 Grand Final at Manchester’s National Speedway Stadium.

But the Poles will be seeking their first SON world title in Vojens, while hosts Denmark will bid to better their 2020 and 2021 bronze medals on home soil.

As an added incentive, next year’s highest-ranked SON teams earn the right to race in the re-launched FIM Speedway World Cup, which takes place at iconic Polish venue Torun in July 2023.

The stakes are high as the sport’s top names race for their countries in Vojens, but only one team can be crowned SON world champions!

Next events

SON Semi-Final 1

Vojens, Denmark

27 Jul. 2022

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SON Semi-Final 2

Vojens, Denmark

28 Jul. 2022

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SON2 Final

Vojens, Denmark

29 Jul. 2022

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SON Final

Vojens, Denmark

30 Jul. 2022

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