Kenneth Bjerre

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Kenneth Bjerre
Kenneth Bjerre 2011.jpg
Born (1984-05-24) 24 May 1984 (age 36)
Esbjerg, Denmark
Nationality Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Website kennethbjerreracing.com
Current club information
Danish league Holstebro
Polish league GKM Grudziądz
Swedish league Indianerna Kumla
Career history
2002–2003 Newcastle Diamonds
2003, 2007–2010, 2012–2013, 2016 Peterborough Panthers
2004–2006, 2017, 2019 Belle Vue Aces
2011, 2014–2015 Kings Lynn Stars
2018 Leicester Lions
Speedway Grand Prix statistics
SGP Number7
Starts47 [1]
Finalist7 time
Winner1 times
Individual honours
2000, 2003, 2004, 2005Danish Under-21 Champion
2003 European Under-19 Champion
Team honours
2005 Elite League KO Cup Winner
2004Polish Div Two Champion
Competition record
Representing Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Speedway World Cup
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2008
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2007
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2010
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2013
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2015
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2004
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2005
Golden Helmet
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2007

Kenneth Bjerre Jensen (born 24 May 1984 in Esbjerg, Denmark) [2] is a Danish international motorcycle speedway rider who races using the name Kenneth Bjerre. He rode in the UK for Peterborough Panthers and King's Lynn Stars in the Elite League. [3]

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His brother, Lasse Bjerre, is also a speedway rider. [4]

Speedway Grand Prix results

YearPositionPointsBest FinishNotes
2004 23rd135thWild Card Danish Grand Prix
2005 17th127thRode in Sweden and Slovenia
2006 27th11stOne ride as track reserve
2007 Speedway Grand Prix Final Championship standings
(Riding No 16)
Race no.Grand PrixPos.Pts.HeatsDraw No
4 /11 Flag of Denmark.svg Danish SGP 610(1,1,2,3,2) +116
 permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
 rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

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References

  1. Świat Żużla, No 2 (78) 2012, page 18, ISSN   1429-3285
  2. Oakes, P.(2004). British Speedway Who's Who. ISBN   0-948882-81-6
  3. Oakes, P.(2006). Speedway Star Almanac. ISBN   0-9552376-1-0
  4. "Lasse Bjerre dołączył do brata" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 2010-02-02. Retrieved 2010-02-02.
2011 Speedway Grand Prix riders
1 Flag of Poland.svg Gollob 2 Flag of Poland.svg Hampel 3 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Crump 4 Flag of Poland.svg Holta 5 Flag of the United States.svg Hancock
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harris 7 Flag of Denmark.svg Bjerre 8 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Holder 9 Flag of Sweden.svg Jonsson 10 Flag of Denmark.svg Pedersen
11 Flag of Sweden.svg Lindgren 12 Flag of Russia.svg Sayfutdinov 13 Flag of Russia.svg Laguta 14 Flag of Sweden.svg Lindbäck 15 Flag of Poland.svg Kołodziej