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2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

Round 6 - Principality Stadium

cardiff
Date: Sat 22nd July 2017
Capacity: 62,500
Track Length: 272 metres
Track Record Time: 53.69s
Track Record: Jason Doyle 09.07.16
WILD CARD #16: Craig Cook
RESERVE #17: Adam Ellis
RESERVE #18: Josh Bates
REFEREE: Christian Froschauer

2016 Winner

Antonio Lindback

Antonio Lindback

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Friday 21 July

Principality Stadium

14:30: Gate 3 open to ticket holders for practice

15:00: Official practice for the 2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix. Fans can watch it from Blocks U6-U9

Saturday 22 July

Fanzone: City Hall Lawn - 11:00 - 16:00

11:00 Fanzone opens

ALL DAY Racing bike simulators

Food and beverage stalls

Vintage bikes on display

British Speedway stand

Merchandise and programmes for sale

11:30 Photos with the World Championship trophies and the Monster Energy Girls at the SGP autograph table

12:00 - 12:15 Savage Skills freestyle mountain bike stunts

12:15 - 12:45 BT Sport presenters Scott Nicholls and Natalie Quirk on the main stage

12:45 - 13:00 Savage Skills freestyle mountain bike stunts

13:00 - 14:00 Live music with Capital FM DJ Matt Lissack

13:30 - 13:45 Savage Skills freestyle mountain bike stunts

13:45 - 14:00 Official SGP autograph session with Tai Woffinden, Craig Cook and Adam Ellis

14:00 - 14:30 Monster Energy Rig Riot

15:00 - 15:15 Official SGP autograph session with Jason Doyle, Emil Sayfutdinov and Josh Bates

15:15 - 15:30 Savage Skills freestyle mountain bike stunts

16:00 Fanzone closes - time to head over to the stadium!

Principality Stadium

15:30: Gates open

16:55: Opening Ceremony

17:15: Heat 1 of the 2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

Featuring fire performers, Live Capital FM DJ Matt Lissack, award winning fireworks

Address & Contact Details

Principality Stadium

Westgate Street,

Cardiff,

CF10 1NS

Tel: +44 (0)870 013 8600

Fax: +44 (0)2920 822 474

Email: info@principalitystadium.wales  

http://www.principalitystadium.wales

/home.php

 

Venue Facilities

Retractable roof, press boxes, fully equipped press room, restaurants, fast food outlets and bars, shops, tours, conference space.

Did You Know?

  • The first FIM British Speedway Grand Prix held at the Millennium Stadium took place on 09 June 2001.
  • Only one British rider out of the 16 who have ridden at the Millennium Stadium has won the Grand Prix in Cardiff - Chris Harris in 2007.
  • He became only the second British rider to win the FIM British Grand Prix after Martin Dugard, as Wild Card, won the 2000 event at Coventry, ironically watched by a 17 year old, Chris Harris.

Previous Results

Results of previous five GP's:

(1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • 2016: Antonio Lindback, Tai Woffinden, Bartosz Zmarzlik
  • 2015: Niels-Kristian Iversen, Chris Holder, Peter Kildemand
  • 2014: Greg Hancock, Tai Woffinden, Darcy Ward
  • 2013: Emil Sayfutdinov, Niels-Krisitan Iversen, Krzysztof Kasprzak
  • 2012: Chris Holder, Krzysztof Kasprzak, Antonio Lindback

Download Stadium Guide Here

Travel Advice

Saturday 22 July

ROAD CLOSURES

Principality Stadium:

Pre-Event Road Closures (15:00-21:30 approx.)

Westgate St., Park St. and Scott Road.

Post Event Road Closures (19:45-20:45 approx.)

Cowbridge Rd. East, Castle St., Duke St. and Wood St.

Fanzone - City Hall (5:00-20:00)

King Edward VII Ave. from it's junction with City Hall Rd. to it's junction with Boulevard de Nantes

PARK & RIDE

CARS - P & R site accessed from J33 of the M4

  • Cardiff City Stadium (Leckwith) P&R

Getting There: Access from Junction 33 of the M4, then follow signage to site

Drop Off Point: Tresillian Way North, at rear of Railway Station

Distance from City Centre: 1.5miles (10-15mins)

Cost: £8 Pre Book Online or £10 payable on the day at the car park (cash only)

(To pre book your park and ride click on https://www.parkjockey.com/principality-stadium

All P&R customers are advised to follow the signage to the site at the time of their arrival

The car parks will have a staff presence from 9am, will open at 9.30am, with the first bus at 9:30am. The last bus will leave the pick-up point at 10.30pm, with the car park closing at 11pm.

Event-Day Parking

Sophia Gardens (Cars)

(Approx. 0.5miles walk to Principality Stadium, Gate 2)

  • Sophia Gardens Event Day Parking

Getting There: Exit Junction 32 of M4

Cost: £15 payable on the day at the car park (cash only)

Parking time: Car Park opens 8am and closes 12am (Midnight)

Please Note: Any vehicles left in the car park after the closing time will be fined.

Civic Centre (Cars, Mini Buses and Coaches)

(Approx. 0.5miles walk to Millennium Stadium, Gate 2)

  • Civic Centre Event Day Parking (Cars)

Getting There: Exit Junction 32 of M4, head South on A470 towards City Centre and follow signage to Civic Centre

Cost: £12 Pre-Book Online or £15 payable on the day at the car park (cash only)

Parking time: Car Park opens 8am and closes 12am (Midnight)

  • · Civic Centre Event Day Parking (Coaches & Mini Buses)

Getting There: Exit Junction 32 of M4, head South on A470 towards City Centre and follow signage to Civic Centre

Cost: £20 payable on the day at the car park (cash only)

Parking time: Car Park opens 8am and closes 12am (Midnight)

To pre book your parking click on https://www.parkjockey.com/principality-stadium (only available to cars)

Disabled Parking

Disabled drivers are advised to use Sophia Gardens. Disabled Parking is also available at various private car park operators, please check individual websites for availability.

Rail

  • Cardiff Central Train Station

There will be a queuing system in place for this event, please visit http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/principalitystadium/ for more information. We strongly advise you identify your queuing lane for your return journey before you attend the event.

  • Queen Street Station

This station will close shortly before the end of the event, all trains will depart from Cardiff Central Train Station

Bus

  • Local Buses

Buses will be diverted out of the central city centre bus stops. Bus displaced from stops within the closure will relocate to either Churchill Way for the East. Greyfriars Road for the North or Tudor Street for the West.
Please visit the relevant bus operators website for more information about your specific bus route.

  • National Express

National Express coaches will use Sophia Gardens as usual

Taxis

  • St Mary Street Taxi Rank (Outside House of Fraser) will be closed from 6:00pm and re-open from 11.30pm
  • Mill Lane Taxi Rank - Not affected, open throughout the day and night

Hotel Accommodation

BSI Speedway, working closely with the Principality Stadium, Cardiff Hoteliers' Association and Cardiff Convention Bureau, have also secured specially discounted accommodation for you.

As part of this offer, over 1,000 bed spaces have been secured and will be made available on a first come first served basis. The discounted rates are available on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights and there is no minimum stay requirement, so if you want to come for one night only, that's fine!

This booking site is intended for Speedway fans only. The maximum amount of bedrooms that can be booked in one transaction is 6 for up to 12 people (including children).

Once you have purchased your tickets, you will receive a confirmation containing further information and a link to book.

Cardiff University Accommodation

Cardiff University has a number of self-catering rooms available for speedway fans with prices starting from£21.58 per night, including free wifi.

For more details about the rooms and facilities and to book, visithttp://bookaccommodation.cardiff.ac.uk/Speed2017.bnb.

Please note: This accommodation is provided by a third party.

Travel from airport:

Nearest airport is Cardiff International.

By car:

Enter Cardiff from M4/A478/A48 signposted from M4.

By train:

Cardiff Central station is a two-minute walk from the stadium.

*Please not that a bus replacement service will be running from Ebbw Vale Town to Cardiff Central. Please allow extra time for your journey if this affects you.

Traffic Information

To keep up to date with traffic situations in Wales, visit:


www.traffic-wales.com