Speedway - Lindback apologies for poor season

Antonio Lindback has issued a public apology after his poor start to the Grand Prix season.

Speedway - Lindback apologies for poor season

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The Brazil-born Swede, who won the Italian SGP last season en-route to finishing seventh in the standings, managed just three points in Gorzow and is 14th in the World Championship on 26 points.

Writing on his Facebook page, he said: “To all my fans, I'm sorry for my bad results and that I have disappointed you. I'm going through a real hard time right now, both in my speedway and my private life.

“I'm just human and sometimes I make bad decisions about how to solve my problems; decisions that just make everything even worse. Last time on the track I was scared!

“I will take care of this now and will start as of today to work with my head for real! Best Regards, Antonio Lindback.”

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS: 1 Emil Sayfutdinov 84, 2 Tai Woffinden 73, 3 Chris Holder 68, 4 Jaroslaw Hampel 66, 5 Nicki Pedersen 64, 6 Niels-Kristian Iversen 60, 7 Greg Hancock 57, 8 Tomasz Gollob 52, 9 Krzysztof Kasprzak 48, 10 Matej Zagar 48, 11 Fredrik Lindgren 47, 12 Andreas Jonsson 39, 13 Martin Vaculik 33, 14 Antonio Lindback 26, 15 Darcy Ward 25, 16 Ales Dryml 7, 17 Chris Harris 7, 18 Krzysztof Buczkowski 6, 19 Linus Sundstrom 6, 20 Bartosz Zmarzlik 6, 21 Josef Franc 2, 22 Jason Bunyan 1, 23 Craig Cook 1, 24 Josh Auty 1.

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