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Cycle News 2013 Issue 36 September 10

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ROUND 10/SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 MATIJE GUBCA STADIUM/KRSKO, SLOVANIA SPEEDWAY P70 WORLD SPEEDWAY GRAND PRIX SERIES HAMPEL MOVES UP Jaroslaw Hampel won the Slovanian GP and moved to third in the championship STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN HIPKISS P olish hotshot Jaroslaw Hampel knew he needed to break his Krsko curse to maintain his World Championship medal challenge after winning the Doodson Slovenian FIM Speedway Grand Prix on Saturday night. The Lodz-born rider collected his third GP win of 2013 after heading World Championship leader Tai Woffinden, Tomasz Gollob and Niels-Kristian Iversen in the final. Woffinden is odds on for World Championship gold after moving to 134 points and extending his lead to 20 over the injured Emil Sayfutdinov, who sat out the Krsko round due to arm and knee problems. The Russian is on 114 points, but Hampel's haul of 16 in Slovenia moved him to 112 points and he is now firmly in the hunt to add to the World Championship silver he bagged in the 2010 series. Hampel, who has also won the Buckley Systems New Zealand GP in Auckland and the Gorzow

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