Speedway GP duo Leon Madsen and Mikkel Mikkelsen are among the candidates to lead Denmark to the 2024 FIM Speedway of Nations after coach Nicky Pedersen announced next year’s provisional squad. ing.
Madsen and Michelsen have been named senior riders alongside 2023 Speedway GP star Anders Thomsen and 2022 Danish champion Rasmus Jensen.
In addition to them, a Danish “sub-elite team” consisting of 2021 FIM Speedway U-21 World Championship runner-up Mats Hansen, Andreas Ljager and former SGP2 rider Benjamin Basso also joins the list. There is.
The Danish junior list has an unforgettable performance in the Jorgen Hansen Byler FIM SGP2 in Vogens, Denmark last September, despite starting as a track reserve and racing only 4 heats instead of 5. William Dozier came in third place.
FIM SON2 silver medalist Jesper Knudsen is also on the junior list, along with 2023 SGP2 star Nikolaj Heiselberg and Bastian Pedersen, Nikki’s nephew and son of former SGP reserve brother Ronnie Pedersen.
The list is joined by 2022 SGP3 champion Mikel Andersen and Wrocław runner-up Vilas Nagel, both of whom have moved to the U-21 category and are stepping up their professional careers.
Pedersen will have to choose three riders, two starters and a reserve rider, for the FIM SON in Manchester from July 9th to 13th.
However, despite naming this interim team, the final FIM SON team will not be submitted until June, so nothing prevents the Danish rider-manager from adding other names as the season progresses. there is nothing.