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He scored 13 points to finish behind winner and the FIM Speedway Grand Prix World Championship leader Bartosz Zmarzlik just a week after racing to third spot in the German SGP.
There were also strong displays in Vojens by fellow NGK-sponsored riders Emil Sayfutdinov, Jason Doyle and Tai Woffinden who scored 16, 12 and 11 points respectively. Russian star Sayfutdinov currently sits in second place in the championship, just nine points behind Zmarzlik.
After storming to second in Denmark, Zagar is pleased to see his hard work paying dividends. He said: “Step by step, we have made progress. Success doesn’t come from nothing and we have been working really hard.
“It’s not an easy job and you need to put everything you have into it. I am happy I have made progress.”
The NGK line-up of riders’ bikes are all fitted with the company’s spark plugs.
NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd Marketing Manager Mark Hallam said: “Matej is currently in fine form and there were also strong performances by Emil, Jason and Tai which bodes well for them as they prepare to race in front of British Speedway fans at the Grand Prix in Cardiff on September 21.”
About NGK SPARK PLUG:
Worldwide: NGK Spark Plug is one of the leading automotive and technical ceramics suppliers, with its corporate headquarters in Nagoya, Japan and sales organisations and production facilities all over the world. The automotive side of the company specialises in the fields of ignition and sensor technology, supplying Original Equipment and Aftermarket customers across the globe. Its product portfolio for the Aftermarket comprises spark plugs, glow plugs, ignition coils and leads under the NGK Ignition Parts brand, whilst oxygen and temperature sensors, NOx sensors, mass air flow (MAF) and manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensors operate under the brand NTK Vehicle Electronics. With more than 14,500 employees, the company’s automotive and technical ceramics activities generate a total annual turnover of around 3.1 billion Euros worldwide. NGK Spark Plug is represented on all continents and has 41 group companies, 24 production plants and five technical centres.
Aftermarket EMEA: NGK Spark Plug has seen significant growth across the Aftermarket since expanding beyond motorcycle parts into the automotive sector in the 1970s. With an outstanding commitment to quality, technology and research & development the company has become the world’s number one in spark plugs and oxygen sensors, and a leading provider of glow plugs, ignition coils and leads as well as further sensor technology. Organisationally NGK Spark Plug’s regional headquarters in Ratingen, Germany serves the Aftermarket across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In the EMEA region – which currently represents 32% of NGK´s global turnover – the company has ten group companies and more than 800 employees, as well as two production plants in France and South Africa and a technical centre in Germany.
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