Henning Bager

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Henning Bager
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Born (1981-02-18) 18 February 1981 (age 38)
Esbjerg, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Current club information
British league Glasgow Tigers
Career history
2001, 2012-2013 Glasgow Tigers
2002, 2004–2005, 2008, 2009 Peterborough Panthers
2002 Isle of Wight Islanders
2003, 2006 Arena Essex
2007 Lakeside Hammers
2007 Birmingham Brummies
2008, 2012 Berwick Bandits
2009 Belle Vue Aces
2010 Redcar Bears
2010 Stoke Potters
2011 Leicester Lions
2012 Coventry Bees

Henning Bager (born 18 February 1981) is a Danish motorcycle speedway rider.


Bager was born in Esbjerg. [1] Bager has competed in the UK since 1991, when he made his debut with Glasgow Tigers. [1] He has since been part of several teams including Elite League Peterborough Panthers, Lakeside Hammers and Belle Vue Aces. [1] In 2009 he broke his left leg in three places while riding for Panthers. [1] He was fit again to ride in 2010 and appeared in seven meetings for Redcar Bears before being released after a poor run of form. [1] [2] He had a brief spell with Stoke Potters shortly afterwards. [3] In August 2010 Bager was banned for the remainder of the season by the Danish authorities after being involved in a fight during a Danish league match. [1] He returned to British racing in June 2011 when he was signed by Leicester Lions to replace Richard Sweetman, continuing to ride for the Lions for the rest of the season. [1] [4] In December 2011 he signed to ride for Coventry Bees in the 2012 Elite League season. [5] Henning currently rides for Berwick Bandits in the Premier League

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  2. "Henning Bager sacked by Redcar", Daily Mirror , 17 June 2010, retrieved 2011-11-18
  3. "Henning Bager replaces Claus Vissing at Stoke Potters", BBC, 6 July 2010, retrieved 2011-11-18
  4. "Leicester Lions sign Henning Bager to replace Sweetman", BBC, 27 June 2011, retrieved 2011-11-18
  5. "Four Complete Bees", speedway365.com, 23 December 2011, retrieved 2011-12-23