Rune Holta

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Rune Holta
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Born (1973-08-29) 29 August 1973 (age 47)
Stavanger, Norway
Nationality Poland
Website holta-racing.com
Current club information
Polish league Włókniarz Częstochowa
Swedish league [Dackarna Malilla ]
Career history
Norway
1991–2001 NMK Sandnes & Jæren
Poland
1994 Grudziądz
1996 Morawski Zielona Gora
1997–1998 Unia Tarnów
1999–2000, 2002–2005 Częstochowa
2006 Stal Rzeszów
2007 Unia Tarnów
2008–2009 Gorzów Wielkopolski
2010 , 2020 Częstochowa
2011Toruń
Denmark
1997–2002 Outrup
Sweden
1995–2002 Valsarna
2003–2008 Vetlanda
2009 Indianerna
2010 Dackarna
2012 Indianerna
Speedway Grand Prix statistics
SGP Number7
Starts74 [1]
Podiums5 (2–1–2)
Finalist8 time
Winner2 times
Individual honours
1994, 1996, 1997, 2000Norwegian Champion
2003, 2007 Polish Champion
1999, 2000Nordic Champion
2009, 2011 Golden Helmet of Pardubice (CZE)
2008 Swedish Grand Prix
2010 Scandinavian Grand Prix
Team honours
2005, 2007, 2010 World Cup Winner
2003 Polish Team Champion
2007 Polish Pairs Champion
1998, 1999, 2004, 2006, 2015 Swedish Elitserien Champion
1999, 2001Danish League Champion
1999Polish Div Two Champion

Rune Holta (born 29 August 1973 in Stavanger, Norway) is a speedway rider. He grew up in Randaberg Norway, [2] but has been a Polish citizen since 2002, allowing him to represent Poland in international competitions and was a member of their Speedway World Cup winning teams in 2005, 2007 & 2010. He has also won the Polish Championship in 2003 and 2007.

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For his sport achievements, he received:
POL Zloty Krzyz Zaslugi BAR.svg Golden Cross of Merit in 2007.

In 2020, he will be riding for Dackarna Malilla in the Swedish Elit League and for Włókniarz Częstochowa in the Polish Ekstraliga.

Speedway Grand Prix

YearPositionPointsBest FinishNotes
200026th89th1 wild card ride
200114th415th
200211th804th
20038th984th
200414th604th
200520th61 wild card ride
2006Did not participate
20077th913rd
2007 Speedway Grand Prix Final Championship standings
(Riding No 14)
Race no.Grand PrixPos.Pts.HeatsDraw No
1 /11 Flag of Italy.svg Italian SGP 152(X,0,X,2,0)4
2 /11 Flag of Europe.svg European SGP 116(1,F,2,3,X)6
3 /11 Flag of Sweden.svg Swedish SGP 69(3,1,1,1,3) +01
4 /11 Flag of Denmark.svg Danish SGP 125(0,2,3,F,0)4
5 /11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg British SGP 115(3,1,E,1,0)7
6 /11 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Rep. SGP 316(1,2,3,2,3) +3 +111
7 /11 Flag of Sweden.svg Scandinavian SGP 115(0,0,1,1,3)10
8 /11 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvian SGP 107(1,1,2,3,0)16
9 /11 Flag of Poland.svg Polish SGP 610(0,3,2,2,3) +011
10 /11 Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenian SGP 317(2,3,3,3,2) +2 +113
11 /11 Flag of Germany.svg German SGP 610(1,2,3,1,2) +115

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2008 Speedway Grand Prix Final Championship standings
(Riding No 7)
Race no.Grand PrixPos.Pts.HeatsDraw No
1 /11 Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenian SGP 135(3,1,0,1,0)1
2 /11 Flag of Europe.svg European SGP
3 /11 Flag of Sweden.svg Swedish SGP
4 /11 Flag of Denmark.svg Danish SGP
5 /11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg British SGP
6 /11 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Rep. SGP
7 /11 Flag of Sweden.svg Scandinavian SGP
8 /11 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvian SGP
9 /11 Flag of Poland.svg Polish SGP
10 /11 Flag of Italy.svg Italian SGP
11 /11 Flag of Germany.svg German SGP
 permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
 rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

Plane crash

Place of 2007 plane crash. Gollob awionetka2.jpg
Place of 2007 plane crash.

In 2007 Holta survived a plane crash with fellow rider Tomasz Gollob. The plane, flown by Władysław Gollob, crashed on the way to a meeting at Tarnów. Holta escaped with cuts and bruises. [3]

On his official website, Holta stated "In spite of the circumstance I'm doing OK but I'm very shaken. We have been very lucky, and I'm just glad that I'm still alive." [4]

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References

  1. Świat Żużla, No 2 (78) 2009, page 14, ISSN   1429-3285
  2. Oakes, P.(2006). Speedway Star Almanac. ISBN   0-9552376-1-0
  3. "Holta survives plane crash drama". Evening Star. 1 June 2007. Retrieved 24 October 2007.
  4. "Holta in airplane crash". www.holta-racing.com. 1 June 2007. Archived from the original on 24 January 2009. Retrieved 24 October 2007.
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