Gerd Riss

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Gerd Riss
Born (1965-03-17) 17 March 1965 (age 56)
NationalityFlag of Germany.svg  Germany
Website GerdRiss.de
Career history
1989-92 AC Landshut Flag of Germany.svg
1997-2004 MSC Diedenbergen Flag of Germany.svg
1983-84 MC Krumbach Flag of Germany.svg
1987 MSC Pocking Flag of Germany.svg
1984 Poole Pirates Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1985 Wolverhampton Wolves Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1988 Ipswich Witches Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
1999 Polonia Bydgoszcz Flag of Poland.svg
Individual honours
1991, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2004, Long Track World Champion
1986, 1992, 1994, 1996 German Speedway Champion
1987, 1990 Continental Champion
1992New Zealand Long Track GP
1993, 1997Australian Long Track GP
2008Finland Longtrack Champion
Team honours
2007, 2008, 2009 Team Long Track World Championship
1998, 2001 German Championship

Gerd Riss (born 17 March 1965) [1] [2] is a German former professional motorcycle speedway rider. [3]

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Speedway career

He was a member of Germany team at 2001 Speedway World Cup and who was started in Speedway Grand Prix of Germany. Riss won the title a record eight times (1996, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2007-2009). In 2014, He was named an FIM Legend for his motorcycling achievements. [4]

Speedway

World final appearances

Individual World Championship

World Pairs Championship

* Competed for West Germany.
** Competed for Germany.

Grand Prix

YearPositionPointsBest FinishNotes
1995 17th1617thRaced in German round only
1996 19th1219thRaced in German round only
1998 25th618thRaced in Czech Republic and German rounds only

World (European) Under-21 Championship

European Championships

European Club Champions' Cup

German Domestic competitions

German Speedway Championship

Longtrack

World Championship Finals

Grand-Prix Years

Best Grand-Prix Results

West Germany Longtrack Championship

German Championship

Grasstrack

European Championship

Family

Both of his sons Erik Riss and Mark Riss ride at the highest level. [5]

See also

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References

  1. www.speedwaygp.republika.pl Archived 2009-05-12 at WebCite . Retrieved on 23 March 2009.
  2. www.lubusports.pl [ permanent dead link ]. Retrieved on 23 March 2009.
  3. Montague, Trevor (2004). The A-Z of Sport. Little, Brown. p. 528. ISBN   0-316-72645-1.
  4. "FIM Legends". fim-live.com. Retrieved April 20, 2020.
  5. "Rider index". Speedway GB. Retrieved 20 June 2021.