Wild Card debut for Peterborough star rider

MICHAEL Jepsen Jensen will make his World Championship debut as the wild card for the Danish Grand Prix in Copenhagen on June 9.

MICHAEL Jepsen Jensen will make his World Championship debut as the wild card for the Danish Grand Prix in Copenhagen on June 9.

The 20-year-old gets the pick after enjoying an impressive start to 2012 with his league clubs across Europe.

The Dane has become a pivotal rider for the Readypower Panthers in the UK, Gorzow in Poland, Swedish side Dackarna and Grindsted in his homeland.

He also finished third to Grand Prix regular Nicki Pedersen and Niels-Kristian Iversen in round one of the Danish Final at Holsted on May 16, scoring 11 points and heading three of the nation’s SGP stars.


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MJJ served as one of the track reserves at last year’s event in the Parken Stadium, but did not take to the shale.

Meanwhile, on Saturday night in the Swedish GP in Gothenburg, Kenneth Bjerre’s World Championship misery continued when scoring just five-points.

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The Panthers skipper won his second ride after a third place in his opening outing, but could only add a further point and missed the semi-final cut.

The meeting was won by Wolverhampton’s Swedish star Freddie Lindgren.

Bjerre is now in twelfth place in the overall standings, thirty-eight-points behind Championship leader, Greg Hancock.

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