Poland national under-21 speedway team

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Poland
Flag of Poland.svg
Nickname(s) Biało-czerwoni
("The white and reds")
Białe Orły
("The White Eagles")
Association Polish Motor Union
Polski Związek Motorowy
FIM code PZM
Team manager Marek Cieślak
Team captain Grzegorz Zengota
Nation colour White and Red
World Championships
Team U-21 5
 Best result1st - last one in 2009
Individual U-21 754
 Best result1st - last one in 2006 (Karol Ząbik)

The Poland national under-21 speedway team is the national under-21 motorcycle speedway team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Motor Union (PZM). The Under-21 Speedway World Cup has been dominated by Poland with them winning first place in all of the past championships. Karol Ząbik was a member of Poland team by three finals (2005-2007). Poland has produced seven Under-21 Individual World Champions: Piotr Protasiewicz (1996), Robert Dados (1998), Dawid Kujawa (2001), Jarosław Hampel (2003), Robert Miśkowiak (2004), Krzysztof Kasprzak (2005) and Karol Ząbik (2006).

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).

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.

The Team Speedway Junior World Championship is an annual speedway event held in different countries (U-21). The first edition of the competition was in 2005.

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Competition

Team Speedway Junior World Championship
YearPlacePts.Riders
2005 Gold medal icon.svg 41 Janusz Kołodziej (14), Krzysztof Kasprzak (13), Marcin Rempała (8), Krystian Klecha (3), Karol Ząbik (3)
In Qualifying Round Three also rode: Paweł Hlib
2006 Gold medal icon.svg 41 Karol Ząbik (13), Paweł Hlib (12), Adrian Miedziński (8), Krzysztof Buczkowski (5), Paweł Miesiąc (3)
2007 Gold medal icon.svg 40 Krzysztof Buczkowski (11), Karol Ząbik (10), Paweł Hlib (10), Mateusz Szczepaniak (6), Adrian Gomólski (—)
In Qualifying Round One also rode: Maciej Piaszczyński, Marcin Jędrzejewski
2008 Gold medal icon.svg 40 Maciej Janowski (11), Artur Mroczka (9), Grzegorz Zengota (8), Michał Mitko (7), Daniel Pytel (5)
In Qualifying Round Two also rode: Robert Kasprzak, Adrian Gomólski, Mateusz Szczepaniak
2009 Gold medal icon.svg 57 Przemysław Pawlicki (15), Maciej Janowski (13), Grzegorz Zengota (13), Artur Mroczka (11), Dawid Lampart (5)

Team B

Team Speedway Junior World Championship
YearPlacePts.Riders
2005 Replaced of France. 2nd place in Qualifying Round Three
Kamil Brzozowski (11), Adrian Gomólski (8), Patryk Pawlaszczyk (7), Sebastian Brucheiser (6), Marcin Jędrzejewski (4)

See also

Speedway in Poland

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Poland national speedway team

The Poland national speedway team is the national motorcycle speedway team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Motor Union (PZM). The team is one of the major teams in international speedway and they won the Team World Championship nine times. The team has won 1971 Speedway World Pairs Championship also. Two Polish riders has won Individual World Champion title. The team is managed by Marek Cieślak, and the current captain is 2010 World Champion Tomasz Gollob.

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