Hungary national speedway team

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Team manager Tibor Jacso
Team captain Sándor Tihanyi
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The Hungary national speedway team are motorcycle speedway national team from Hungary. They were 3rd in 2006 European Pairs Speedway Championship.

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).

Hungary Country in Central Europe

Hungary is a country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) in the Carpathian Basin, it borders Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west. With about 10 million inhabitants, Hungary is a medium-sized member state of the European Union. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken Uralic language in the world. Hungary's capital and largest city is Budapest. Other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.

The 2006 European Pairs Speedway Championship.

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2008 Team Squad

Rider DOB Age Clubs
Sándor Tihanyi (c) 1963-04-28 45 Simon Wolf Debrecen (HUN), Speedway Miskolc (POL)
Róbert Nagy 1967-09-20 41 Gyulai Speedway Club (HUN)
Zsolt Bencze 1973-04-10 35 Speedway Miskolc (HUN, POL)
Norbert Magosi 1975-04-10 33 Speedway Miskolc (HUN, POL), Berwick (GBR)
Matej Ferjan 1977-01-50 31 Simon Wolf Debrecen (HUN), Stal Gorzów Wlkp. (POL), Indianerna Kumla (SWE), Holstebro (DEN), Zlata Prilba Pardubice (CZE), Wolfslake Berlin (GER)
László Szatmári 1977-05-18 31 Speedway Miskolc (HUN, POL)
Roland Kovács 1987-12-28 21 Hajdú Speedway Club Debrecen (HUN), Speedway Miskolc (POL)
József Tabaka 1989-09-17 19 Simon Wolf Debrecen (HUN), Speedway Miskolc (POL)
Attila Lőrincz 1990-08-19 18 Speedway Miskolc (HUN, POL)
Tomas Szilágyi 1991-11-21 17 Hajdú Speedway Club Debrecen (HUN), Speedway Miskolc (POL)

Speedway World Cup

Year Place Event Pos. Pts. Riders
2001 10 QR3 4 16 Róbert Nagy (9), Attila Stefáni (4), Norbert Magosi (2), László Szatmári (1), Gábor Szegvári (0)
2002 10 QR2 4 19 László Szatmári (7), Norbert Magosi (4), Sándor Tihanyi (4), Csaba Hell (3), Attila Stefáni (1)
2003 11 QR3 4 9 Norbert Magosi (7), Sándor Tihanyi (2), Zoltán Adorján (0), Csaba Hell (0), Szabolcs Vida (0)
2004 8 SF2 4 6 László Szatmári (2), Attila Stefáni (2), Norbert Magosi (1), Szabolcs Vida (1), Sándor Tihanyi (0)
2005 - - - - 3rd place in Qualifying Round 2
2006 - - - - 3rd place in Qualifying Round 2
2007 - - - - 4th place in Qualifying Round 2
2008 7-8 SF1 4 10 Matej Ferjan (9), József Tabaka (1), Sándor Tihanyi (0), Norbert Magosi (0), László Szatmári (0)
Year Place Event Pos. Pts. Riders

Riders

Name E M Pts
Norbert Magosi 5 5 14
László Szatmári 4 4 10
Matej Ferjan 1 1 9
Robert Nagy 1 1 9
Attila Stefáni 3 3 7
Sándor Tihanyi 4 4 6
Csaba Hell 2 2 3
József Tabaka 1 1 1
Szabolcs Vida 2 2 1
Zoltán Adorján 1 1 0
Gábor Szegvári 1 1 0
Name E M Pts

European Pairs Championship

Year Place Pts. Riders
2004 4 20+e Sándor Tihanyi (13+E), Attila Stefáni (4), Norbert Magosi (3)
2005 4 15 Sándor Tihanyi (9), Norbert Magosi (6)
2006 3 17 Norbert Magosi (12), László Szatmári (5)
2007 - - 4th place in Semi-Final 2
2008 4 18 Matej Ferjan (16), Sándor Tihanyi (2), Norbert Magosi (0)

Team U-21 World Championship

Year Place Pts. Riders
2005 - - 4th place in Qualifying Round 1
2006 - - Did not enter
2007 - - 4th place in Qualifying Round 2
2008 - - Did not enter
Year Place Pts. Riders

Honours

European Championships

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

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