|Born||7 March 1953|
|Current club information|
|1970||West Ham Hammers|
|1979-1981,1984-1985||King's Lynn Stars|
|1986-1987||Mildenhall Fen Tigers|
|1970||British League Div 2 Riders Champion|
|1974||Midland Riders' Championship|
|1975||London Riders' Championship|
|1976||Yorkshire Television Trophy|
|1976, 1981||Spring Classic|
|1979, 1980||Pride of the East|
|1981, 1982||Overseas Champion|
|1974, 1980||Littlechild Trophy|
|1983, 1984||South African Champion|
|1980||Speedway World Pairs Championship|
|1974, 1977, 1980||World Team Cup|
|1972, 1974||Midland Cup|
|1977||Spring Gold Cup|
|1980||Gauntlet Gold Cup|
David John Jessup (born 7 March 1953 in Ipswich, England) is a former speedway riderwho finished runner-up the Speedway World Championship in 1980 to fellow countryman Michael Lee. The same season he won the World Pairs Championship with Peter Collins and became British Speedway Champion after finishing runner-up in 1978 and third in 1979. He also won the London Riders' Championship in 1975, despite being in his fourth season with Leicester Lions, and the World Team Cup with England in 1974, 1977 and 1980.
During his career which commenced in 1969 he rode for Eastbourne Eagles, West Ham Hammers, Wembley Lions, Reading Racers, Leicester Lions, King's Lynn Stars, Wimbledon Dons and Mildenhall Fen Tigers.
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