Tomasz Gapiński

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Tomasz Gapiński
Born (1982-07-08) 8 July 1982 (age 35)
Piła, Poland
NationalityFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Current club information
Polish league Złomrex Włókniarz Częstochowa
Swedish league Griparna
Career history
1999-2003 Piła (POL)
2004-07 Wrocław (POL)
2008- Częstochowa (POL)
2010-2014 Vargarna (SWE) Hammarby 2012
Team honours
1999, 2006 Team Polish Champion

Tomasz Gapiński (born 8 July 1982 in Piła, Poland [1] ) is an international motorcycle speedway rider who was riding in 2007 Speedway Grand Prix of Europe. He was won Team Polish Champion titles in 1999 and 2006.

Piła Place in Greater Poland, Poland

Piła is a town in northwestern Poland situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship, previously capital of Piła Voivodeship (1975–1998). It had 73,791 inhabitants as of 2017 making it the fourth-largest city in the voivodeship after Poznań, Kalisz and Konin and is the largest city in the northern part of Greater Poland. It is the capital of Piła County. The town is located on the Gwda river and is famous for its green areas, parks and dense forests nearby. It is an important road and railway hub, located at the intersection of two main lines - Poznań - Szczecin and Bydgoszcz - Krzyż Wielkopolski.

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.

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).

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Speedway Grand Prix results

Year Position Points Best Finish
2006 - - 18th place in European SGP
2007 32nd 1 16th place in European SGP

Career details

World Championships

Speedway Grand Prix are a series of stand-alone motorcycle speedway events over the course of a season used to determine the Speedway World Champion.

The 2006 Speedway Grand Prix season is the 12th season in the Speedway Grand Prix era and is used to determine the Speedway World Champion.

The 2007 Speedway Grand Prix season was the 13th season in the Speedway Grand Prix era and was used to determine the Speedway World Champion. It was the first under the promotion of IMG, who had purchased series organisers Benfield Sports International (BSI).

European Championships

The Individual Speedway European Championship is an annual individual speedway event organized by the European Motorcycle Union (UEM) to determine the champion of Europe. The competition was founded in 2001 and was initially staged as a one-off meeting, however the single event was replaced by the Speedway European Championship series in 2012. As of 2015, the competition was staged over four rounds in a Grand Prix format, with the winner being declared as the rider who accumulated the most points over the duration of the four rounds. The minimum age of a rider to compete is 16 years of age.

The 2005 Individual Speedway European Championship

Lonigo Comune in Veneto, Italy

Lonigo is a town and comune in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, northern Italy, its population counts around 16,400 inhabitants.

Polish competitions

2008 Individual Speedway Polish Championship

The 2008 Individual Speedway Polish Championship is the 2008 version of Individual Speedway Polish Championship organized by the Polish Motor Union (PZM).

2009 Individual Speedway Polish Championship

The 2009 Individual Speedway Polish Championship was the 2009 version of Individual Speedway Polish Championship organized by the Polish Motor Union (PZM). The defending Champion esd Adam Skórnicki, who finished sixth. The Final took place on 25 July 2009 at MotoArena Toruń in Toruń. The Final was won by Tomasz Gollob, who beat Krzysztof Kasprzak and Janusz Kołodziej. It was eight title for Gollob.

The Team Speedway Polish Championship is an annual speedway event held each year in different Polish clubs organized by the Polish Motor Union (PZM) since 1948.

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References

  1. Świat Żużla, No 1 (73) / 2008, pages 20-21, ISSN   1429-3285