Fogo Power squad - Jarosław Hampel, Emil Sayfutdinov and Janusz Kołodziej, reached for an easy win in first Speedway Best Pairs round on Motoarena in Toruń.
Victory in "Angel's city" was fifth in Fogo Power SBP history. Good performance by Adam Goliński's riders has shown that change in squiad didn't make any difference.
- We're happy because od that victory and also because of the last part of the competition, which was brilliant for us. Semifinal was lead by us well, and that was our goal. Cooperation with Emil was pretty nice. We felt each other on the track, know when and were we have to leave some space, so I think, that we created a nice dup - said Jarosław Hampel.
Before the competition, thete was a lot to say about track after a long and hard winter. A lot of people said, that it would be difficult to prepare it as well as it need to be safe for the riders. As competitions have shown, surface was better than everybody expected.
- Motoarena is pretty good place for me and I want to keep it. After SBP I felt pretty good. First of all, I want to congratulate organizers for nice track preparing. Fans had some chances to watch nice races, what means a lot at the beginning of the season - said Hamppel.
During first SBP round, Hampel scored 14 points in 6 races. Interestingly, Fogo Power rider was one of 5 participants, who made at least 1 point in every race. Hampel showed there, that he's coming stringer this year.
- I feel good after winter break. I had some occasions to practise, but that was my first competition this year. What is important, nothing shocked me and I hope, that my form there is not an one-time show - said Fogo Power rider.
Second SBP round will take place in Rzeszów on April 20th. Interstingly, the track in Subcarpatian region capital could be a suprise for Hampel, who hadn't a lot od chances to ride there.