The Lodz-born racer picked up his second SGP win of 2013 in the Edward Jancarz Stadium, and moved up to fourth in the standings with 66 points – just 18 points of the leader Emil Sayfutdinov.
Victory in Gorzow was Hampel’s first win in his homeland, and it will be something he remembers forever. After the meeting he said: “It was my first Grand Prix win in Poland and what can I say? It was an amazing feeling. We had thousands of people in the stadium and the crowd was really wild when I started in the final.
“When I got in front, I felt all the people stand up around me and that was really cool.”
The Polish international added: “I had a pretty quick bike before the final and it’s really important to take your chance if it comes. I did that when I raced behind Chris very closely. When he made that mistake, I tried to take my chance and go for it.
“Early in the meeting, it was very tough and it was a shame I couldn’t race better from the beginning. I made the wrong choice between the lines, even when I won the start, and everybody passed me very easily. It was very important to think about the races every single time and in the end, I knew what the best line was and I took it.”