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In 2015 I won my second world title, my first was in 2013, and I’m the current British Champion too. I race domestically across Europe in Poland and Sweden, in the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series and for Team GB in the Monster Energy Speedway World Cup, where I’m team captain.

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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Speedway superstar Tai Woffinden is ready to show his support for one of the UK’s most talented young Kart racers. Freddie Housley is just 7 and is a massive fan of speedway racing and, in particular, Woffinden who has won two world titles in recent seasons.

Now Woffinden’s new range of official clothing is set to be launched and some of it will help fund young Freddie’s Karting exploits. He recently finished second in a high profile event in Dubai and was the youngest driver in the British Championship where he finished 10th in his first year. Based in Nottingham, Freddie competes in the highest level of Bambino Kart racing in the UK and has caught the attention of Woffinden.


“I’m delighted to show my support for young Freddie, he’s clearly got a lot of talent even at the age of 7,” he said. “Our new clothing will be available for the new season and that part of my business will be supporting Freddie in his karting. “He’s a massive speedway fan, but I also love watching young successful people grow and I’ll be looking out for his results and performances with interest and happy to pass on any help and advice I can to our first sponsored athlete."

Woffinden is currently preparing for the new speedway season which sees him racing in the Polish and Swedish Leagues and he will also be gunning for a third world title in the Grand Prix series starting in Slovenia next month.

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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

2015 British Champion

2015 Speedway World Champion

2015 FIM Scandinavian Grand Prix Winner

2015 FIM Czech Republic Grand Prix Winner

2015 Swedish ElitSerien Winner

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)