FREDDIE FINISHES SIXTH
Frederik Jakobsen finished sixth overall in this season's world U21 championship, an event won by Pole Bartosz Smektala.
The championship concluded in Pardubice, Czech Rebpublic on Friday night (28th September) with Smektala unbeate in seven rides and Great Britain's Robert Lambert scoring 13 points from his heats, adding a semi-final win before losing out to Smektala in the final. Overall, Lambert finished with the championship bronze medal finishing six points behind the defending champion Maksym Drabik (54) who gained the silver medal. Smektala's championship win came with a 56 point tally across the three rounds.
Jakobsen scored 9 points in Pardubice for a series total of 25. The Dane is included in Saturday's Zlata Stuha (Golden Ribbon) competition, also being held at the Pardubice circuit, the junior event of the Zlata Prilba (Golden Helmet) which takes place on Sunday.
Final U21 Championship standings: 1. Bartosz Smektala 56; 2. Maksym Drabik 54; 3. Robert A. Lambert 48; 4. Dominik Kubera 37; 5. Andreas Lyager Hansen 29; 6. Frederik Jakobsen 25; 7. Patrick Hansen 25; 8. Daniel Bewley 21; 9. Robert Chmiel 15; 10. Daniel Kaczmarek 15; 11. Joel Kling 14;
12. Olegs Michajlovs 12
up to and including 27th September