|Speedway team: Unia Leszno|
Alfred Smoczyk Stadium (Polish : Stadion im. Alfreda Smoczyka) is a stadium in Leszno, Poland. It is currently used speedway matches and is the home stadium of Unia Leszno. The stadium has a capacity of 15,000 people.
The stadium is located on ulica Strzelecka 7.
Alfred Smoczyk (1928–1950) was the first Polish speedway superstar. He successfully competed on Dutch tracks in the late 1940s, but died in a road accident in October 1950. He was a first Individual Polish Champion after World War II (in 1949).
The track currently hosts the annual Alfred Smoczyk Memorial, held each year since 1951. Former winners include Henryk Zyto, Jan Mucha, Zenon Plech, Roman Jankowski, Jan Krzystyniak, Greg Hancock, Tomasz Gollob, Leigh Adams and Ryan Sullivan. The 2014 Memorial winner was Polish rider Piotr Świderski.
The track is 330 metres (360 yards) long and has a syenite surface. The track record was made by Janusz Kołodziej (58.12 sec on 9 May 2010).
|383 m (1953–1975)|
|80.0||19.04.1953||Stanisław Glapiak||Leszno||frendly: Leszno - Ostrów Wlkp.|
|77.7||05.07.1953||Marian Kuśnierek||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Łódź|
|77.1||16.08.1953||Edward Kupczyński||Wrocław||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|76.7||16.08.1953||Józef Olejniczak||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|76.4||16.08.1953||Józef Olejniczak||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|76.0||13.09.1953||Florian Kapała||Rawicz||III Alfred Smoczyk Memorial|
|76.0||13.06.1954||Andrzej Krzesiński||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|75.3||21.08.1955||Edward Kupczyński||Wrocław||V Alfred Smoczyk Memorial|
|??.?||11.04.1960||Kazimierz Bentke||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Częstochowa|
|74.8||before 22.05.1960||Ove Fundin||-||?|
|74.0||16.10.1960||Peter Craven||-||Poland - England|
|73.9||21.05.1961||Henryk Żyto||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Częstochowa|
|73.8||14.04.1963||Henryk Żyto||Leszno||Polish Motor Union Cup|
|73.2||08.10.1967||Henryk Gluecklich||Bydgoszcz||Poland - Soviet Union|
|73.1||24.10.1971||Zdzisław Dobrucki||Leszno||XXI Aldred Smoczyk Memorial|
|354 m (1975–1979)|
|76.4||23.03.1975||Kazimierz Adamczak||Leszno||frendly: Leszno - Guestrow|
|76.0||13.04.1975||Jerzy Kowalski||Leszno||Individual Meeting|
|76.0||20.04.1975||Piotr Bruzda||Wrocław||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|75.4||20.04.1975||Zygfryd Kostka||Wrocław||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|75.4||20.04.1975||Zbigniew Jąder||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|74.5||01.05.1975||Henryk Gluecklich||Bydgoszcz||1st League: Leszno - Bydgoszcz|
|74.5||01.05.1975||Jerzy Kowalski||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Bydgoszcz|
|73.4||05.06.1975||Bogusław Nowak||Gorzów Wlkp.||Golden Helmet|
|73.0||28.06.1975||Zdzisław Dobrucki||Leszno||Pairs Meeting|
|71.6||29.08.1976||Bernard Jąder||Leszno||Alfred Smoczyk Memorial|
|71.4||26.06.1977||Roman Jankowski||Leszno||U-23 Polish Motor Union Cup|
|71.4||03.07.1977||Bernard Jąder||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Opole|
|71.3||24.07.1977||Zdzisław Dobrucki||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Lublin|
|70.6||31.07.1977||Józef Jarmuła||Częstochowa||1st League: Leszno - Częstochowa|
|70.0||28.08.1977||Zenon Plech||Gdańsk||1st League: Leszno - Gdańsk|
|70.0||21.05.1978||Bernard Jąder||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Rybnik|
|70.0||21.05.1978||Mariusz Okoniewski||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Rybnik|
|69.2||04.06.1978||Malcolm Simmons||-||International Individual Meeting|
|69.0||04.06.1978||Bernard Jąder||Leszno||International Individual Meeting|
|68.0||28.06.1978||Bernard Jąder||Leszno||Individual Meeting|
|347 m (1979–1987)|
|70.1||12.04.1979||Eugeniusz Miastkowski||Toruń||Individual Polish Championship Quarter-Final|
|68.6||22.04.1979||Piotr Pyszny||Rybnik||1st League: Leszno - Rybnik|
|68.1||29.04.1979||Mariusz Okoniewski||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|68.1||29.04.1979||Mariusz Okoniewski||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Wrocław|
|67.4||19.08.1979||Ryszard Buśkiewicz||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Gdańsk|
|67.4||22.07.1980||Bogusław Nowak||Gorzów||Individual Polish Championship Final|
|66.2||22.07.1980||Edward Jancarz||Gorzów||Individual Polish Championship Final|
|65.0||14.06.1981||Edward Jancarz||Gorzów||Individual World Championship Continental Semi-Final|
|342 m (since 1987)|
|65.8||08.04.1987||Zenon Kasprzak||Leszno||Poland - Sweden|
|65.8||14.04.1987||Zenon Kasprzak||Leszno||1st League: Leszno - Gorzów Wlkp.|
|63.51||13.06.1987||Zoltan Adorjan||-||Individual World Championship Continental Semi-Final|
|63.35||06.08.1988||Zenon Kasprzak||Leszno||Individual World Championship Continental Final|
|63.0||25.09.1988||Zenon Kasprzak||Leszno||Individual Polish Championship Final|
|62.6||05.08.1989||Erik Gundersen||-||World Pairs Championship Final|
|62.6||1993||Roman Jankowski||Leszno||FSO Individual Meeting|
|62.6||21.05.1994||Roman Jankowski||Leszno||2nd League: Leszno - Lublin|
|62.4||21.05.1994||Roman Jankowski||Leszno||2nd League: Leszno - Lublin|
|62.2||15.07.1995||Tomasz Gollob||Bydgoszcz||XLV Alfred Smoczyk Memorial|
|61.6||16.06.1996||Roman Jankowski||Leszno||2nd League: Leszno - Łódź|
|60.5||16.06.1996||Leigh Adams||Leszno||2nd League: Leszno - Łódź|
|60.2||28.05.2000||Leigh Adams||Leszno||Ekstraliga: Leszno - Gdańsk|
|60.2||21.04.2002||Rafał Okoniewski||Leszno||Ekstraliga: Leszno - Wrocław|
|60.0||21.04.2002||Krzysztof Kasprzak||Leszno||Ekstraliga: Leszno - Wrocław|
|59.0||03.05.2002||Leigh Adams||Leszno||Ekstraliga: Leszno - Częstochowa|
|58.4||03.05.2007||Krzysztof Kasprzak||Leszno||Ekstraliga: Leszno - Zielona Góra|
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