Andreas Jonsson

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Andreas Jonsson
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Andreas Jonsson in July 2006
Born (1980-09-03) 3 September 1980 (age 40)
Häverödal, Sweden
NationalityFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Website www.ajracing.se
Current club information
British league Lakeside Hammers
Polish league Motor Lublin
Swedish league Rospiggarna
Career history
1996-2004, 2011-2019 Rospiggarna (SWE)
1998-1999, 2001-2005 Coventry Bees
1999-2000 Gorzów Wielkopolski (POL)
2001 KS Toruń (POL)
2002-2003 Częstochowa (POL)
2004-2010 Polonia Bydgoszcz (POL)
2005-2006 Luxo Stars (SWE)
2006-2008, 2015- Lakeside Hammers
2007-2013 Dackarna Målilla (SWE)
2011-2015 Falubaz Zielona Góra (POL)
2016 ROW Rybnik (POL)
2017 Włókniarz Częstochowa (POL)
2018- Motor Lublin (POL)
Speedway Grand Prix statistics
Starts158
Podiums18 (9-6-3)
Finalist25 time
Winner9 times
Individual honours
2006, 2007, 2009,
2010, 2011, 2013,
2016
Swedish Champion
2000 World Under-21 Champion
1998, 2000Swedish Under-21 Champion
1997, 1998, 1999Scandinavian Under-21 Champion
2006 Scandinavian Grand Prix Winner
2007 Danish Grand Prix Winner
2007 German Grand Prix Winner
2009 2014 Nordic Grand Prix Winner
2010 Polish Grand Prix Champion
2011 Torun Grand Prix Champion
2011 Croatian Grand Prix Champion
2011 Italian Grand Prix Champion
2007 Golden Helmet of Pardubice (CZE)
Team honours
2003, 2004, 2015 World Cup Winner
1999, 2001Swedish Pairs Winner
2003, 2001 Polish Ekstraliga Champion
1997, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2016 Swedish Elitserien Champion
2005European Club Champion

Andreas Karl Rune Jonsson (born 3 September 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden) [1] is an international motorcycle speedway rider. [2] He was a member of the Sweden speedway team that won the World Cup in 2003, 2004 and 2015. [3]

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Career summary

Jonsson won Under-21 titles at World, Scandinavian and Swedish levels [4] and won the $100,000 first prize on offer at the 100th Speedway Grand Prix, billed as the 'Richest Minute in Motorsport'. [5]

Andreas Jonsson has also won the Swedish Championship on seven occasions, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016.

In late-August 2019, he announced his retirement from motorcycle speedway. [6]

Speedway Grand Prix results

YearPositionPointsBest FinishNotes
2001 24th711thOne ride as a wild card in Sweden
2002 14th704th
2003 10th764th
2004 7th972nd
2005 8th802nd
2006 4th119WinnerWon home event in Malilla (Sweden)
2007 10th90WinnerWon events in Copenhagen (Denmark) and Gelsenkirchen (Germany)
2008 7th1004th
2009 5th116WinnerWon event in Vojens (Denmark)
2010 9th95WinnerWon event in Bydgoszcz (Poland)
2011 2nd125WinnerWon events in Terenzano (Italy), Torun (Poland) and Gorican (Croatia)
2012 9th882nd
2013 13th647th
2014 6th103WinnerWon event in Vojens (Denmark)
2015 10th883rd
2007 Speedway Grand Prix Final Championship standings
(Riding No 4)
Race no.Grand PrixPos.Pts.HeatsDraw No
1 /11 Flag of Italy.svg Italian SGP 107(2,2,2,0,1)8
2 /11 Flag of Europe.svg European SGP 144(2,1,1,X,-)16
3 /11 Flag of Sweden.svg Swedish SGP 125(2,1,0,0,2)3
4 /11 Flag of Denmark.svg Danish SGP 116(0,2,1,3,2) +2 +315
5 /11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg British SGP 135(2,1,1,X,1)1
6 /11 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Rep. SGP 107(3,1,3,X,-)15
7 /11 Flag of the Kalmar Union.svg Scandinavian SGP injury → (19) Peter Karlsson 13
8 /11 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvian SGP 88(3,2,0,1,2) +01
9 /11 Flag of Poland.svg Polish SGP 411(1,3,0,3,2) +2 +09
10 /11 Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenian SGP 106(1,3,2,0,0)4
11 /11 Flag of Germany.svg German SGP 121(3,1,3,3,3) +2 +39
2008 Speedway Grand Prix Final Championship standings
(Riding No 10)
Race no.Grand PrixPos.Pts.HeatsDraw No
1 /11 Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenian SGP 412(1,3,3,0,3) +2 +08
2 /11 Flag of Europe.svg European SGP
3 /11 Flag of Sweden.svg Swedish SGP
4 /11 Flag of Denmark.svg Danish SGP
5 /11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg British SGP
6 /11 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Rep. SGP
7 /11 Flag of Sweden.svg Scandinavian SGP
8 /11 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvian SGP
9 /11 Flag of Poland.svg Polish SGP
10 /11 Flag of Italy.svg Italian SGP
11 /11 Flag of Germany.svg German SGP
 permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
 rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

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References

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2011 Speedway Grand Prix riders
1 Flag of Poland.svg Gollob 2 Flag of Poland.svg Hampel 3 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Crump 4 Flag of Poland.svg Holta 5 Flag of the United States.svg Hancock
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harris 7 Flag of Denmark.svg Bjerre 8 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Holder 9 Flag of Sweden.svg Jonsson 10 Flag of Denmark.svg Pedersen
11 Flag of Sweden.svg Lindgren 12 Flag of Russia.svg Sayfutdinov 13 Flag of Russia.svg Laguta 14 Flag of Sweden.svg Lindbäck 15 Flag of Poland.svg Kołodziej