France national speedway team

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Association French Motorcycle Federation
Fédération Française de Motocyclisme
FIM code FFM
Nation colour Blue, White and Red
World Championships
Pairs
 Best result Never qualify to the final
European Championships
Pairs
 Best result Never qualify to the final
Individual
 Best result8th place (2003 - S.Tresarrieu)

The France national under-19 speedway team is the national under-19 motorcycle speedway team of France and is controlled by the French Motorcycling Federation.

Motorcycle speedway motorcycle sport

Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit. The motorcycles are specialist machines which use only one gear and have no brakes; racing takes place on a flat oval track usually consisting of dirt, loosely packed shale, or crushed rock. Competitors use this surface to slide their machines sideways, powersliding or broadsiding into the bends. On the straight sections of the track the motorcycles reach speeds of up to 70 miles per hour (110 km/h).

France Republic with mainland in Europe and numerous oversea territories

France, officially the French Republic, is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.3 million. France, a sovereign state, is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice.

Contents

World championships

Speedway World Cup

Year Place Event Pos. Pts. Riders
2001–2004 Did not enter
2005 - - - - 4th place in Qualifying round 1
2006–2009 Did not enter
Year Place Event Pos. Pts. Riders

European Championships

Pairs

Year Place Pts. Riders
2004 - - 5th place in Semi-Final 1
2005 Did not enter
2006 - - 5th place in Semi-Final 2
2007 - - 7th place in Semi-Final 1
2008 - - Withdrew in Semi-Final 2
2009 Did not enter

See also

France national under-21 speedway team

The France national under-21 speedway team is the national under-21 motorcycle speedway team of France and is controlled by the Finnish Motorcycling Federation. The team was withdrew from 2005 Under-21 World Cup and was nevert started in Under-21 World Cup.

France national under-19 speedway team

The France national under-19 speedway team is the national under-19 motorcycle speedway team of France and is controlled by the French Motorcycling Federation. The team participated in the 2008 Team Speedway Junior European Championship, but failed to qualify for the final. Only one rider, Mathieu Tresarrieu, has qualified for the Individual competition final.

France national long track team

The France national long track team is the national long track motorcycle racing team of France and is controlled by the French Motorcycle Federation. The team was started in all editions of Team Long Track World Championship and they won bronze medal twice.


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