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Everything you need to know about the Speedway fanzone in Cardiff

The fanzone will be open from 11am on Cardiff’s City Hall lawn.

The Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix takes over Cardiff on September 21 – and the action starts long before the engines fire up.

The FIM Speedway Grand Prix fanzone returns to Cardiff’s City Hall Lawn from 11:00 today (race da) with a fun-packed programme of entertainment for all the family ahead of the evening’s racing.

Four-time world champion Greg Hancock will be making a special guest appearance in the Welsh capital this weekend. He will be taking part in a Q&A with freestyle motocross and off-road truck racing star Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg on the main stage at 13:05.

The Californian will also be joining current world champion Tai Woffinden and Patryk Dudek for the Monster Energy Rig Riot from 14:00, featuring a burnout not to be missed from Woffy.

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Fans can grab an autograph or speedway selfie at one of two signing sessions. The first at 13:45 features Woffinden, Dudek and Robert Lambert, with wild card Charles Wright, Danny King and Chris Harris taking part in the second at 15:00.

Wright also takes to the main stage at 12:20 when he will be appearing in a Q&A with the BT Sport team.

There will be no shortage of entertainment throughout the day with freestyle mountain bikes stunt performances at 11:30, 12:00, 12:45 and 14:45.

There will be live music on the main stage from Supernova at 11:45, 12:30, 13:15 and 14:30.

Fans have chances to get a photo with the World Championship trophies at the autograph table from 11:30 and 14:15.

Throughout the day, there will be a live graffiti showcase and DJ, a speedway reactions tester bike, sponsored rider signings, go karting, face painting and glitter tattoos and the chance to dress up as a speedway rider.

The Monster Energy Rig will be on hand and fans have the chance to buy Raw Speed: three-time world champion Tai Woffinden’s autobiography. There will also be SGP merchandise and programmes for sale.

The action then switches over to the Principality Stadium with gates opening at 15:30 and racing getting underway at 17:00.

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If you still need a ticket for today’s Speedway Grand Prize in Cardiff, you can buy tickets from the box office at the WRU store on Westgate Street today (Saturday 21st September) between 9:30am – 5:30pm.

Cardiff fanzone schedule:

  • 11:00 – Fanzone opens
  • 11:15 – 11:30 Welcome from Dave Hoggart
  • 11:30 – 11:50 Freestyle Mountain Bikes Stunt Performance
  • 11:30 – 12:00 Photos with the World Championship trophies and Monster Energy Girls at the SGP autograph table
  • 11:45 – 12:00 Live music on the main stage from Supernova
  • 12:00 – 12:20 Freestyle Mountain Bikes Stunt Performance
  • 12:20 – 12:30 Q&A with BT Sport presenters and Charles Wright on the main stage
  • 12:30 – 12:45 Live music on the main stage from Supernova
  • 12:45 – 13:05 Freestyle Mountain Bikes Stunt Performance
  • 13:05 – 13:15 Q&A with special guests Greg Hancock and Jeremy ‘Twitch’ Stenberg
  • 13:15 – 13:30 Live music on the main stage from Supernova
  • 13:30 – 13:45 Q&A with SGP Academy
  • 13:45 – 14:00 Official SGP autograph session (Tai Woffinden, Patryk Dudek and Robert Lambert)
  • 14:00 – 14:30 Monster Energy Rig Riot with Monster Energy athletes Greg Hancock, Tai Woffinden and Patryk Dudek
  • 14:15 – 14:30 Monster Energy burnout with Tai Woffinden
  • 14:15 – 14:45 Photos with the World Championship trophies and Monster Energy Girls at the SGP autograph table
  • 14:30 – 14:45 Live music on the main stage from Supernova
  • 14:45 – 15:05 Freestyle Mountain Bikes Stunt Performance
  • 15:00 – 15:15 Official SGP autograph session (Charles Wright, Chris Harris and Danny King)
  • 15:15 – Goodbye from Dave Hoggart
  • 15:30 – Fanzone Closes – time to head over to the stadium!

Principality Stadium

  • 15:30 – Gates open
  • 16:55 – Opening ceremony begins
  • 17:04 – First heat of the 2019 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix
  • 20:00 – Podium and prize-giving ceremony and firework display
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