Tomasz Jędrzejak

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Tomasz Jędrzejak
Born(1979-07-14)14 July 1979
Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland
Died14 August 2018(2018-08-14) (aged 39)
Wrocław, Poland
NationalityFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Website Official Website
Current club information
British league Eastbourne Eagles
Polish league Betard Sparta Wrocław
Career history
1995-1999, Ostrów Wlkp. (POL)
2000-2001, Częstochowa (POL)
2002-2003, Wrocław (POL)
2004-2006, Ostrów Wlkp. (POL)
2007-2009,Wrocław (POL)
2010, Tarnów (POL)
2011-2018Wrocław (POL)
Individual honours
2012 - 1st place Polish Championship

Tomasz Jędrzejak (14 July 1979 – 14 August 2018) was a Polish motorcycle speedway rider, who was a member of the Poland national speedway team. [1] He became a Polish Individual Speedway Champion in 2012. [2]

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).

Poland national speedway team

The Poland national speedway team is the national motorcycle speedway team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Motor Union (PZM). The team is one of the major teams in international speedway and they won the Team World Championship nine times. The team has won 1971 Speedway World Pairs Championship also. Two Polish riders has won Individual World Champion title. The team is managed by Marek Cieślak, and the current captain is 2010 World Champion Tomasz Gollob.

Polish Individual Speedway Championship

The Individual Speedway Polish Championship is an annual speedway event held each year organized by the Polish Motor Union (PZM) since 1932.

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Speedway Grand Prix results

 permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
 rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

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 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).

The 2007 Speedway Grand Prix of Europe was the second race of the 2007 Speedway Grand Prix season. It took place on 12 May in the Olympic Stadium in Wrocław, Poland.

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 2001 Individual Speedway European Championship

The European Speedway Club Champions' Cup is an annual speedway event held in different clubs organized by the European Motorcycle Union (UEM) since 1998.

Domestic competitions

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 Polish Pairs Speedway Championship is an annual speedway event held each year in different Polish clubs organized by the Polish Motor Union (PZM) since 1974.

The Polish Pairs Speedway Junior Championship is an annual speedway event held each year in different Polish clubs organized by the Polish Motor Union since 1983.

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References

  1. Flanagan, Aaron (14 August 2018). "Speedway rider Tomasz Jedrzejak dies aged 39". Mirror.co.uk. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. http://test.speedwaygp.co.uk/news/article/1719/jedrzejaks-polish-joy