Tommy Nilsson (speedway rider)

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Tommy Nilsson
Born (1955-03-10) 10 March 1955 (age 66)
Uppsala, Sweden
Career history
1973 Hackney Hawks
1975, 1977 Coventry Bees
Individual honours
1983 Swedish Championship
Team honours
1977 Speedway World Team Cup finalist

Tommy Nilsson (born 10 March 1955) is a former speedway rider from Sweden. [1]


Speedway career

Nilsson is a former champion of Sweden, winning the Swedish Championship in 1983. [2] He reached the final of the Speedway World Team Cup in the 1977 Speedway World Team Cup. [3] [4]

He rode in the top tier of British Speedway from 1973 until 1977, riding for Hackney Hawks and Coventry Bees. [5]

World final appearances

World Team Cup

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  1. "Tommy Nilsson profile". wwosbackup. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  2. "Sweden National Championship". Edinburgh Speedway Archive. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  3. "FIM SPEEDWAY WORLD CUP/ SPEEDWAY OF NATIONS" (PDF). Motor Sport Top 20. Retrieved 15 July 2021.
  4. "1977 WORLD TEAM CUP". International Speedway. Retrieved 15 July 2021.
  5. "History Archive". British Speedway. Retrieved 2 July 2021.