Slovenia national speedway team

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Team manager Franci Kalin
Team captain Matej Žagar
Nation colour Red, White and Green
SWC Wins 0
Squad
  • Matej Žagar
  • Aleksander Čonda
  • Denis Štojs
  • Matic Voldrih
  • Maks Gregorič

The Slovenia national speedway team are motorcycle speedway national team from Slovenia. They were 2nd in 2006 European Pairs Speedway Championship.

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).

Slovenia republic in Central Europe

Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a sovereign state located in southern Central Europe at a crossroads of important European cultural and trade routes. It is bordered by Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Hungary to the northeast, Croatia to the southeast, and the Adriatic Sea to the southwest. It covers 20,273 square kilometers (7,827 sq mi) and has a population of 2.07 million. One of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, Slovenia is a parliamentary republic and a member of the United Nations, of the European Union, and of NATO. The capital and largest city is Ljubljana.

The 2006 European Pairs Speedway Championship.

Contents

Speedway World Cup

Year Place Event Pos. Pts. Riders
2001 12 QR2 4 12 Izak Šantej (5), Jernej Kolenko (4), Matej Ferjan (3), Primoz Klenovsek (0), Primoz Legan (0)
2002 11 QR3 4 19 Izak Šantej (6), Jernej Kolenko (6), Matej Žagar (5), Denis Štojs (1), Aleš Dolinar (1)
2003 9 QR2 3 28 Matej Žagar (13), Jernej Kolenko (5), Izak Šantej (4), Ales Dolinar (4), Denis Štojs (2)
2004 - - - - 2nd place in Qualifying Round 2
2005 - - - - 2nd place in Qualifying Round 2
2006 - - - - 2nd place in Qualifying Round 2
2007 - - - - 4th place in Qualifying Round 1
2008 - - - - 3rd place in Qualifying Round 2
Year Place Event Pos. Pts. Riders

Riders

Name E M Pts
Matej Žagar 2 2 18
Izak Šantej 3 3 15
Jernej Kolenko 3 3 15
Aleš Dolinar 2 2 5
Denis Štojs 2 2 3
Matej Ferjan 1 1 3
Primož Klenovšek 1 1 0
Primož Legan 1 1 0
Name E M Pts

European Pairs Championship

Year Place Pts. Riders
2004 6 12 Izak Šantej (7), Denis Štojs (5)
2005 3 20 Izak Šantej (6), Matej Žagar (14)
2006 2 25 Jernej Kolenko (14), Matej Žagar (11), Izak Šantej (ns)
2007 - - 4th place in Semi-Final 1
2008 - - 5th place in Semi-Final 1
2009

Team U-21 World Championship

Year Place Pts. Riders
2005 - - Did not enter
2006 - - Did not enter
2007 - - Did not enter
2008 - - 4th place in Qualifying Round 2
2009
Year Place Pts. Riders

Honours

World Championships

CompetitionsTotalGolden medalsSilver medalsBronze medals
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Team
World Cup
(1960-2000)
(since 2001)
0
Team U-21 (since 2005) 0
Pairs (1970-1993) 0
Individual
Grand Prix
(1936-1994)
(since 1995)
0
Individual U-21 (since 1977) 2 2 1998, 2004
Total medals: 2 Gold: 0 Silver: 0 Bronze: 2

European Championships

CompetitionsTotalGolden medalsSilver medalsBronze medals
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Team U-19 (since 2008) 0
Pairs (since 2004) 2 1 2006 1 2005
Individual (since 2001) 3 2 2004, 2008 1 2004
Individual U-19 (since 1998) 0
Total medals: 5 Gold: 2 Silver: 2 Bronze: 1

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References

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See also

The Speedway Grand Prix of Slovenia is a speedway event that is a part of the Speedway Grand Prix Series. Initially staged between 2002 and 2009, and again in 2013, it returned to the calendar in 2015.