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In 2015 I won my second world title, my first was in 2013, and I won 3 British Titles back to back. I race domestically across Europe in Poland and Sweden and in the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series.

Speedway is pretty much motorsport in its rawest form. We race 500cc motorbikes that weigh around 75kg, and they accelerate faster than an F1 car with top speeds of up to 80mph. The big difference is we don't have brakes! The bike just has a throttle, clutch and one gear and we race on shale-based oval tracks and you basically power-slide around the corners. It's pretty gnarly!

Each race has four riders, we do four laps and the first placed rider gets three points, second two, third one and nothing for finishing last. In the GP Series, the top 16 riders in the world race over 11 rounds, and every point you score counts towards your overall total. The top eight scorers from each round go into two semi-finals, and then the top two from those races go into the final, where the winner is decided.

Take a look around the site and try and catch me at a track near you soon.

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PRAGUE PREVIEW

IN-FORM Tai Woffinden heads to Prague in great shape ahead of Saturday’s Anlas Czech Republic FIM Speedway Grand Prix, and he’s looking to keep his impressive record at the Marketa Stadium going – even though he has a shock admission!

“I’ve done well there down the years but even though this sounds strange, it’s not actually one of my favourite tracks,” he said. “It’s big and fast and I know it pretty well so we’ll go there and see what we can do.

“I was obviously super happy with Warsaw, it went well in the end although I didn’t make the best of starts there.” And Woffinden is typically guarded in his views on the Grand Prix field this season. “I won’t change from my usual view, everyone is there to be beaten and everyone in the Grand Prix deserves respect,” he said.




“It’s obviously a tough competition and it’s a long season so, like in 2013, we take it one round at a time and just try and stay in contention at the top of the leader board to try and have a shot at the big prize.

“Prague is a great city and it’s a long standing venue now for the Grand Prix, so I’m sure it will be a great weekend.”

Woffinden won the opening SGP of the season in Warsaw a fortnight ago but Sweden’s Freddie Lindgren has the edge on points scored going into Round Two.

News Feed Update 24/05/18 14:48 by Simon

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Career

2006:

Western Australian Under-16s champion

Scunthorpe all conquering Scorpions Conference Shield, Knock Out Cup, Conference Trophy, Lincolnshire Cup ,Conference Championship

Awarded supporters rider of the year (SRA)

Awarded young supporters Rider of the Year for the Scorpions at Scunthorpe

Nominated West Australian Young Sports Person of the Year

Awarded most improved Under-21 rider (MCWA)

2007

Youngest ever rider to appear in the British Championship Final

1st in the Karlstad Open

Conference League Riders Champion

British Under-18 Champion

Premier League Championship with Rye House

Conference League Championship with Scunthorpe

Awarded supporters rider of the year (SRA)

Awarded young rider of the year (SRA)

2008

Winner in British Under-21 Championship at Arena-Essex

Rode for Great Britain at Vojens in Speedway World Cup

Captain of Great Britain Under-21 team

British Under-18 Champion at Scunthorpe

Winner in Premier League Riders Championship at Sheffield

2009

Captain of the Great Britain Under 21s Team(Germany)

First in World Under-21 Championship semi-final in Hungary

Winner British Elite League with Wolverhampton

2010

Competed in the 2010 Speedway Grand Prix series

2011

Winner in British Under-21 Championship at Arena-Essex

Winner Golden Ribbon at Pardubice, Czech Republic

Winner Young Rider of the Year at Wolverhampton

Winner Rider of the Year at Wolverhampton

2012

Winner Rider of the Year at Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Wolves Top Scorer

Winner Rob Woffinden Classic in Perth, Australia

2013

Winner British Speedway Championship

Winner Czech Speedway Grand Prix

FIM Speedway World Champion

MCN Man Of The Year

W.S.R.A Rider Of The Year

BT Sports Panel Minority Sports Person Of The Year

Made Team GB Captain

Wolverhampton Speedway Supporters Rider Of The Year

2014

Winner British Speedway Championship

Winner Czech Speedway Grand Prix

Winner Swedish Speedway Grand Prix

Parliament MPS Award, Travis Perkins Achievement award

Elit Vetlanda Rider Of The Year

2015

British Champion

Speedway World Champion

FIM Scandinavian Grand Prix Winner

FIM Czech Republic Grand Prix Winner

Swedish ElitSerien Winner

2016

British Elite League Wolverhampton Champion

2nd Speedway World Champion

Crew

Peter Johns (Engine Tuner)

Jacek Trojanowski (Chief Mechanic)

Konrad Darwinski (Mechanic)

Robert Ruszala (Mechanic)

Leszek Wiśniewski (Mechanic)

Nigel Pearson (PR)

Simon Pykett (Web Design)