Russia were victorious in the 2014 Team Ice Speedway World Championship event in Togliatti, Russia on Sunday (February 9th).
As if home advantage and the fact that they were 11-time defending champions wasn\'t enough for Russia, they also had Daniil Ivanov and Dmitry Koltakov - the respective winners of the first two rounds of the individual season - in their three-man team.
Ivanov and Koltakov finished in first and second place Russia\'s heat against the highly rated team from Finland.
Koltakov then finished second to team-mate Sergey Makarov in the heat against Sweden as Russia clinched the title without drama.
Ivanov, Koltakov and Makarov topped the final standings on 58 points - 15 clear of nearest rivals Sweden.
Finland completed the podium places on 36 points, with Germany a further point behind in fourth.