Krzysztof Kasprzak

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Krzysztof Kasprzak
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Born (1984-07-18) 18 July 1984 (age 35)
Leszno, Poland
NationalityFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Current club information
British league Rye House Rockets
Polish league Stal Gorzów
Swedish league Masarna
Career history
2000-2009 Unia Leszno
2010-2011 Unia Tarnow
2012- Stal Gorzów
Great Britain
2003-2005, 2008, 2012 Poole Pirates
2007,2010 Lakeside Hammers
2009 Belle Vue Aces
2010, 2013, 2016 Coventry Bees
2011 Birmingham Brummies
2004-2009 Smederna
2009-2011 Vargarna
2015 Lejonen
Speedway Grand Prix statistics
Starts55 [1]
Podiums11 (3-3-5)
Finalist12 time
Winner3 times
Individual honours
2005 World Under-21 Champion
2003 European Champion
2002 Polish Silver Helmet Winner
2014 European Grand Prix Champion
2014 Latvian Grand Prix Champion
2014 Torun Grand Prix Champion
Team honours
2005 European Pairs Champion
2005 Under-21 World Cup
2003, 2004, 2010 Elite League Champion
2004 Elite League KO Cup Winner
2003 Polish Pairs Champion
2005 Polish Under-21 Pairs Champion
2014, 2016 Speedway Ekstraliga

Krzysztof Kasprzak ( [ˈkʐɨʂtɔf ˈkaspʐak] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); born 18 July 1984 in Leszno, Poland) [2] is an international speedway rider who became World Under-21 Champion in 2005. He is a son of former Polish national speedway team member Zenon Kasprzak. Brother Robert is also a speedway rider.

Leszno Place in Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Leszno(listen) is a town in western Poland with 64,197 inhabitants (2017) and is the seventh-largest settlement in the Greater Poland Voivodeship of which it is situated in the southern part of the since 1999. It was previously the capital of the Leszno Voivodeship (1975–1998). The town has county status.

Poland Republic in Central Europe

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.

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).


Career summary

In 2005 Kasprzak won European Pairs Championship and Under-21 World Cup whilst representing Poland.

The 2005 European Pairs Speedway Championship.

The 2005 Team Speedway Junior World Championship was the 1st FIM Team Speedway Junior World Championship season. The Final took place on October 1 2005 in Pardubice, Czech Republic. World Championship was won by Poland team.

He has been a wild card rider in four Speedway Grand Prix, in 2004 and 2007 at Bydgoszcz and in 2005 and 2006 at Wrocław. He will feature in the 2008 series after being awarded a permanent wild card place. His second place in the 2007 Polish Grand Prix was one of the reasons he was given the chance.

Speedway Grand Prix are a series of stand-alone motorcycle speedway events over the course of a season used to determine the Speedway World Champion.

Bydgoszcz City in Kuyavian-Pomeranian, Poland

Bydgoszcz is a city in northern Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers. With a city population of 350,178, and an urban agglomeration with more than 470,000 inhabitants, Bydgoszcz is the eighth-largest city in Poland. It has been the seat of Bydgoszcz County and the co-capital, with Toruń, of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999. Prior to this, between 1947 and 1998, it was the capital of the Bydgoszcz Voivodeship, and before that, of the Pomeranian Voivodeship between 1945 and 1947.

Wrocław City in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

Wrocław is a city in western Poland and the largest city in the historical region of Silesia. It lies on the banks of the River Oder in the Silesian Lowlands of Central Europe, roughly 350 kilometres (220 mi) from the Baltic Sea to the north and 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the Sudeten Mountains to the south. The population of Wrocław in 2018 was 640,648, making it the fourth-largest city in Poland and the main city of the Wrocław agglomeration.

Speedway Grand Prix results

 permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
 rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

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