Germany national speedway team

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Germany
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Association German Motor Union
Deutscher Motor Sport Bund
FIM code DMSB
Nation colour Black, Red, Yellow
World Championships
Pairs
 Best result4th place (1991)
European Championships
Pairs
 Best result5th place (2004 and 2005)
Individual 1
 Best result3rd place (2006 - Hefenbrock)

The Germany national speedway team are motorcycle speedway national team from Germany.

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).

Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

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2009 Team

A members of 2009 Teams was approval in March 2009 by Deutscher Motor Sport Bund. [1]

Martin Smolinski is a German international motorcycle speedway and Grasstrack rider who has represented the German speedway team at senior level. He is the current World Long Track champion and European Grasstrack champion.

Kevin Wölbert is a German speedway rider who has won Individual German Champion title in 2008.

Christian Hefenbrock German speedway rider

Christian Hefenbrock born is an international speedway rider who first rode in the UK for the Wolverhampton Wolves in the Elite League in 2006.

Speedway World Cup

Year Place Event Pos. Pts. Riders
2001 11 QR 1 4 15 Joachim Kugelmann (10), Herbert Rudolf (3), Gerd Riss (1), Jorg Pingel (1), Steffen Mell (0)
2002 12 QR 1 4 9 Robert Kessler (5), Robert Barth (4), Matthias Kröger (0), Joachim Kugelmann (0), Steffen Mell (0)
2003 10 QR 1 4 10 Mirko Wolter (5), Ronny Weis (2), Christian Hefenbrock (2), Martin Smolinski (1), Matthias Schultz (0)
2004 - - - - 2nd place in Qualifying round 1
2005 8 SF 2 4 5 Martin Smolinski (2), Mathias Schultz (2), Thomas Stange (1), Christian Hefenbrock (0), Rene Schafer (0)
2006 - - - - 2nd place in Qualifying round 1
2007 - - - - 2nd place in Qualifying Round 1
2008 - - - - 2nd place in Qualifying Round 1
Year Place Event Pos. Pts. Riders

Riders

[2]

Name E M Pts
Joachim Kugelmann 2 2 10
Robert Kessler 1 1 5
Mirko Wolter 1 1 5
Robert Barth 1 1 4
Martin Smolinski 2 2 3
Herbert Rudolph 1 1 3
Christian Hefenbrock 2 2 2
Mathias Schultz 2 2 2
Ronny Weis 1 1 2
Gerd Riss 1 1 1
Joerg Pingel 1 1 1
Thomas Stange 1 1 1
Steffen Mell 2 2 0
Matthias Kröger 1 1 0
Rene Schaefer 1 1 0
Name E M Pts

Team U-21 World Championship

Year Place Pts. Riders
2005 - - 2nd place in Qualifying Round 1
2006 4 25 Christian Hefenbrock (10), Tobias Kroner (7), Kevin Wölbert (6), Max Dilger (2), Tobias Busch (n)
2007 4 13 Richard Speiser (6), Max Dilger (4), Kevin Wölbert (3), Tobias Busch (0), Frank Facher (0)
2008 - - 3rd place in Qualifying Round 2
Year Place Pts. Riders

European Pairs Championship

Year Place Pts. Riders
2004 5 16 Tobias Kroner (9), Mirko Wolter (7)
2005 5 14 Christian Hefenbrock (7), Mathias Schultz (7), Tobias Kroner (n)
2006 7 12 Thomas Stange (9), Kevin Wölbert (3), Max Dilger (0)
2007 - - 6th place in Semi-Final 1
2008 7 10 Martin Smolinski (8), Kevin Wölbert (1), Tobias Busch (1)
2009 Finalist

Team U-19 European Championship

Year Place Pts. Riders
2008 2 29 Kevin Wölbert (12), Frank Facher (8), Erik Pudel (7), Max Dilger (2), Sönke Petersen (0)

Honours

World Championships

CompetitionsTotalGolden medalsSilver medalsBronze medals
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Team
World Cup
(1960-2000)
(since 2001)
1 1 1982
Team U-21 (since 2005) 0
Pairs (1970-1993) 1 1 1977
Individual
Grand Prix
(1936-1994)
(since 1995)
1 1 1983
Individual U-21 (since 1977) 1 1 2006
Total medals: 4 Gold: 1 Silver: 0 Bronze: 3

European Championships

CompetitionsTotalGolden medalsSilver medalsBronze medals
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Team U-19 (since 2008) 1 1 2008
Pairs (since 2004) 0
Individual (since 2001) 1 1 2006
Individual U-19 (since 1998) 0
Total medals: 2 Gold: 0 Silver: 1 Bronze: 1

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References

  1. "Reprezentacje Niemiec na sezon 2009" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2009-03-04.
  2. Świat Żużla, No 3 (75) /2008, pages 24-25, ISSN   1429-3285

See also