Maksims Bogdanovs

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Maksims Bogdanovs
Born (1989-01-02) January 2, 1989 (age 30)
Daugavpils, Latvia
NationalityFlag of Latvia.svg  Latvia
Current club information
Polish league Lokomotive Daugavpils (LVA)
Swedish league Indianerna
Career history
2005- Daugavpils (POL)
2009- Masarna Avesta
Individual honours
2012, 2017Latvian Champion

Maksims Bogdanovs (born January 2, 1989 [1] ) is a Latvian motorcycle speedway rider, since 2007 participating in Speedway Grand Prix of Latvia competitions.

1989 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Latvia Republic in Northeastern Europe

Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. Since its independence, Latvia has been referred to as one of the Baltic states. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, and Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia has 1,957,200 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi). The country has a temperate seasonal climate.

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).


Speedway Grand Prix results

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


World Championships

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.

The 2007 Speedway Grand Prix season was the 13th season in the Speedway Grand Prix era and was used to determine the Speedway World Champion. It was the first under the promotion of IMG, who had purchased series organisers Benfield Sports International (BSI).

The 2008 Speedway Grand Prix season was the 14th season in the Speedway Grand Prix era used to determine the Speedway World Champion. It was the second under the promotion of IMG.

European Championships

The Individual Speedway European Championship is an annual individual speedway event organized by the European Motorcycle Union (UEM) to determine the champion of Europe. The competition was founded in 2001 and was initially staged as a one-off meeting, however the single event was replaced by the Speedway European Championship series in 2012. As of 2015, the competition was staged over four rounds in a Grand Prix format, with the winner being declared as the rider who accumulated the most points over the duration of the four rounds. The minimum age of a rider to compete is 16 years of age.

The 2008 Individual Speedway European Championship

The 2005 Individual Speedway Junior World Championship

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  1. Świat Żużla, No 1 (73) / 2008, pages 44-45, ISSN   1429-3285