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THE 2012 FIM British Speedway Grand Prix at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium is right up there with the biggest events on the British motorsport calendar – and we are giving our readers the chance to be there.
It takes place on Saturday August 25 and promises to be part of one of the most competitive GP seasons ever with four World Champions: current title holder Greg Hancock, Jason Crump, Nicki Pedersen and Tomasz Gollob among those battling for vital world championship points.
Bees' skipper Chris Harris will be looking to repeat his 2007 winning Cardiff performance as the best riders in the world go full throttle in front of thousands of fans.
In an event which will be full of drama and guaranteed thrills, the riders will reach speeds of up to 70mph - competing on 500cc bikes with no brakes and acceleration that’s faster than an F1 car.
The fun will start in the Fanzone on St Mary Street and the Grand Prix will start with pre-event entertainment in the Millennium Stadium followed by the racing and finishing with a fantastic firework display.
The Observer has teamed up with the 2012 FIM British Speedway Grand Prix organisers to offer you the chance to win one of seven pairs of tickets we have to giveaway.
To be in with a chance to enjoy this afternoon of nonstop sporting action all you have to do to put yourself in pole position is answer this simple question:
What is the name of the current World Champion?
Send your answer, along with your name, address and a daytime telephone number to 2012 FIM British Speedway Grand Prix competition, The Observer, c/o 45 The Parade, Leamington Spa, CV32 4BL.
The deadline for entries is noon on Friday, August 10. You can also enter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, putting SPEEDWAY COMP in the subject box.
Please note the prize is for tickets only and does NOT include travel to Cardiff.
If you are not lucky enough to win, tickets can be purchased online via www.speedwaygp.com, www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 0844 248 5029.
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