Steve Johnston

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Steve Johnston
Born (1971-10-12) 12 October 1971 (age 49)
Kalgoorlie, Australia
NicknameJohno
NationalityFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Current club information
British league Birmingham
Career history
1992-1993 Sheffield Tigers
1993-1996 Long Eaton Invaders
1997, 2008 Ipswich Witches
1997 Gniezno (POL)
1998, 2007 KS Toruń (POL)
1998-2002, 2007 Oxford Cheetahs
1999 Łódź (POL)
2000-2002 Unia Leszno (POL)
2001 Västervik (SWE)
2003 Belle Vue Aces
2003-2005 Vargarna (SWE)
2004 Swindon Robins
2005 Wolverhampton Wolves
2006 Arena Essex Hammers
2007 Coventry Bees
2009 Somerset Rebels
Individual honours
1993, 1996, 2004 WA State Champion
Team honours
2001, 2007 Elite League Champion
2004Italian League Champion
2007 Elite League KO Cup Winner
2007 Craven Shield Winner

Steven Paul "Steve" Johnston (born 12 October 1971) [1] is an Australian international motorcycle speedway rider. He has represented the Australian speedway team in two Speedway World Cup finals in 2004 and 2005.

Born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Johnston won the Western Australian Individual Speedway Championship in 1993 and 1996 at the Claremont Speedway, and again in 2004 at the Bibra Lake Speedway. Both speedway's, located in Western Australia's state capital Perth, have since closed with Claremont closing in 2000 after 72 years (making it Australia's longest running speedway) and Bibra Lake closing in 2005.

He was part of the Oxford Cheetahs title winning team in 2001.

Speedway Grand Prix results

YearPositionPointsBest FinishNotes
2002 27th711thWildcard in Australian Grand Prix

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References

  1. Oakes, P.(2004). British Speedway Who's Who. ISBN   0-948882-81-6

European Grasstrack Champion in 1996