Speedway – Champions
The first official speedway championship was first held in 1936. The FIM Speedway Grand Prix was started in 1995 where scoring system is on the basis of overall performance of each rider. Some of the major speedway championships are as follows −
Speedway World Cup
World Individual Speedway Championship
Round Robin Tournament
Pro Mazda Championship
Champion of Champions
Speedway is an adventurous sport in which bikers race in order to complete the laps and win the race. Some of the champions of speedway are as follows −
Tai Woffinden is a speedway rider from England. His parents moved to Australia in 1994 and his speedway career started in Perth. In 2006, he won Western Australian Under 16 title. In the same year, he joined British team Scunthorpe Scorpions and took part in Conference League and won the championship.
In 2007, he again took part in conference league being a part of the same team and won the championship. In the same year, he took part in British Under 18 Championship and won it. In 2008, he won British Under 21 Championship. In 2013 and 2015, he won Speedway Grand Prix Championships.
Greg Hancock is a speedway rider from America. At the starting of his career, he came to UK to participate in exhibition races.
In 1992, he won many gold medals in World Pairs and World Team Cup. Speedway Grand Prix was started in 1995 and Greg participated in it and was ranked fourth.
In 1996, he won bronze medal in the same championship. In 1997, he participated in World Title and Elite League Riders’ Championship. In 2000, he won his first Speedway Grand Prix.
Chris Holder is a speedway rider from Australia who started his career with Isle of Wight Islanders team of UK. In 2007, he became a member of Atlas Wroclaw and took part in Speedway Ekstraliga league. In the same year, he won Swedish Allsvenskan league.
In 2008 and 2009, he won Swedish Eliteserien league. In 2007 and 2008, Holder took part in world cup. In 2008, he won Australian Championship. In January 2004 also, he won the Australian Championship. Holder also won the Speedway Grand Prix in 2010 and 2012.
Tomasz Gollob is a speedway rider from Poland who was mostly a part of Bydgoszcz club. He won Polish Individual Championships eight times that took place between 1992 and 2009.
He has also won Polish Paris Championship ten times. Along with this, he also won Polish Grand Prix eight times.
Gollob won the Jack Young Solo Championship which is held every year in the memory of Jack Young. In 1996, he won the World Team Cup and World Cup in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2012.
Jason Crump is an Australian speedway rider who has won Speedway World Championships three times. Besides this, he has also won a World Cup and World Under 21 Championships. At the starting of his career, Crump won Australian Under 16 Champion in 1990. In 1995, he won Gosford Speedway Championship with his father. In the same year, Grand Prix was inaugurated and he participated in it but could not earn any medal.
In the same year, he won his first World Championship. He won first Grand Prix Championship in 1996. In 1999, he won World Team Cup and in 2001 and 2002, he won Speedway World Cup. In further years, he won many World Championships and Grand Prix Series.