Mattia Carpanese

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Mattia Carpanese
Born (1985-11-05) 5 November 1985 (age 35)
Padova, Italy
NationalityFlag of Italy.svg  Italy
Career history
2007 Workington Comets
2008 Birmingham Brummies
Individual honours
2004, 2005Italian Under-21 Champion
2006, 2007, 2008, 2010. 2011, 2014Italian National Champion

Mattia Carpanese born (5 November 1985 in Padova, Italy) is a speedway rider who in 2007 rode in the UK for the Workington Comets who compete in the Premier League, [1] and for the Birmingham Brummies in 2008. [2]

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Carpanese finished runner-up in the Italian Championship in 2005. He was selected as a wild card for the 2006 and 2007 Italian Speedway Grand Prix.

He quit the Comets after a string of injuries on 30 August 2007. [3]

On 20 April 2008 it was announced that Carpanese had been signed by Birmingham Brummies as a short term replacement for injured rider James Birkinshaw but was released after twenty eight days. [4]

Speedway Grand Prix

2007 Speedway Grand Prix Final Championship standings
(Riding No 16)
Race no.Grand PrixPos.Pts.HeatsDraw No
1 /11 Flag of Italy.svg Italian SGP 162(0,2,M,F,0)9
 permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
 rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

Honours

World Championships

European Championships

See also

References and notes

  1. Oakes, P (2006). Speedway Star Almanac. Pinegen Ltd. ISBN   0-9552376-1-0.
  2. Bamford, Robert (2008). Methanol Press Speedway Yearbook 2008. Methanol Press. ISBN   978-0-9553103-5-5.
  3. "Mattia leaves Workington". News and Star. 2007-08-30. Archived from the original on 2007-09-07. Retrieved 2007-08-30.
  4. "Brummies axe for carpanese". Birmingham Mail. 2008-05-13. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2008-09-09.

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