Alfred Smoczyk Stadium

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Stadion im. Alfreda Smoczyka
Smok (Dragon)
Stadion im A.Smoczyka.jpg
Location Leszno, Poland
Coordinates 51°49′57″N 16°35′8″E / 51.83250°N 16.58556°E / 51.83250; 16.58556Coordinates: 51°49′57″N 16°35′8″E / 51.83250°N 16.58556°E / 51.83250; 16.58556
Owner Unia Leszno
Operator Unia Leszno
Surface Grass
Capacity 15,000
Tenants
Speedway team: Unia Leszno

Alfred Smoczyk Stadium (Polish: Stadion im. Alfreda Smoczyka) is a stadium in Leszno, Poland. It is currently used speedway matches and is the home stadium of Unia Leszno. The stadium has a capacity of 15,000 people.

The stadium is located on ulica Strzelecka 7.

Alfred Smoczyk[edit]

Alfred Smoczyk (1928–1950) was the first Polish speedway superstar. He successfully competed on Dutch tracks in the late 1940s, but died in a road accident in October 1950. He was a first Individual Polish Champion after World War II (in 1949).

Track[edit]

The track is 330 metres long and has a syenite surface. The track record was made by Krzysztof Kasprzak (58.40 sec on May 3, 2007).

Records[edit]

383 m (1953–1975)
Time Date Rider Club Meeting
80.0 19.04.1953 Poland Stanisław Glapiak Leszno frendly: Leszno - Ostrów Wlkp.
77.7 05.07.1953 Poland Marian Kuśnierek Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Łódź
77.1 16.08.1953 Poland Edward Kupczyński Wrocław 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
76.7 16.08.1953 Poland Józef Olejniczak Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
76.4 16.08.1953 Poland Józef Olejniczak Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
76.0 13.09.1953 Poland Florian Kapała Rawicz III Alfred Smoczyk Memorial
76.0 13.06.1954 Poland Andrzej Krzesiński Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
75.3 21.08.1955 Poland Edward Kupczyński Wrocław V Alfred Smoczyk Memorial
??.? 11.04.1960 Poland Kazimierz Bentke Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Częstochowa
74.8 before 22.05.1960 Sweden Ove Fundin - ?
74.0 16.10.1960 England Peter Craven - Poland - England
73.9 21.05.1961 Poland Henryk Żyto Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Częstochowa
73.8 14.04.1963 Poland Henryk Żyto Leszno Polish Motor Union Cup
73.2 08.10.1967 Poland Henryk Gluecklich Bydgoszcz Poland - Soviet Union
73.1 24.10.1971 Poland Zdzisław Dobrucki Leszno XXI Aldred Smoczyk Memorial
354 m (1975–1979)
Time Date Rider Club Meeting
76.4 23.03.1975 Poland Kazimierz Adamczak Leszno frendly: Leszno - Guestrow
76.0 13.04.1975 Poland Jerzy Kowalski Leszno Individual Meeting
76.0 20.04.1975 Poland Piotr Bruzda Wrocław 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
75.4 20.04.1975 Poland Zygfryd Kostka Wrocław 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
75.4 20.04.1975 Poland Zbigniew Jąder Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
74.5 01.05.1975 Poland Henryk Gluecklich Bydgoszcz 1st League: Leszno - Bydgoszcz
74.5 01.05.1975 Poland Jerzy Kowalski Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Bydgoszcz
73.4 05.06.1975 Poland Bogusław Nowak Gorzów Wlkp. Golden Helmet
73.0 28.06.1975 Poland Zdzisław Dobrucki Leszno Pairs Meeting
71.6 29.08.1976 Poland Bernard Jąder Leszno Alfred Smoczyk Memorial
71.4 26.06.1977 Poland Roman Jankowski Leszno U-23 Polish Motor Union Cup
71.4 03.07.1977 Poland Bernard Jąder Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Opole
71.3 24.07.1977 Poland Zdzisław Dobrucki Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Lublin
70.6 31.07.1977 Poland Józef Jarmuła Częstochowa 1st League: Leszno - Częstochowa
70.0 28.08.1977 Poland Zenon Plech Gdańsk 1st League: Leszno - Gdańsk
70.0 21.05.1978 Poland Bernard Jąder Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Rybnik
70.0 21.05.1978 Poland Mariusz Okoniewski Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Rybnik
69.2 04.06.1978 England Malcolm Simmons - International Individual Meeting
69.0 04.06.1978 Poland Bernard Jąder Leszno International Individual Meeting
68.0 28.06.1978 Poland Bernard Jąder Leszno Individual Meeting
347 m (1979–1987)
Time Date Rider Club Meeting
70.1 12.04.1979 Poland Eugeniusz Miastkowski Toruń Individual Polish Championship Quarter-Final
68.6 22.04.1979 Poland Piotr Pyszny Rybnik 1st League: Leszno - Rybnik
68.1 29.04.1979 Poland Mariusz Okoniewski Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
68.1 29.04.1979 Poland Mariusz Okoniewski Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Wrocław
67.4 19.08.1979 Poland Ryszard Buśkiewicz Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Gdańsk
67.4 22.07.1980 Poland Bogusław Nowak Gorzów Individual Polish Championship Final
66.2 22.07.1980 Poland Edward Jancarz Gorzów Individual Polish Championship Final
65.0 14.06.1981 Poland Edward Jancarz Gorzów Individual World Championship Continental Semi-Final
342 m (since 1987)
Time Date Rider Club Meeting
65.8 08.04.1987 Poland Zenon Kasprzak Leszno Poland - Sweden
65.8 14.04.1987 Poland Zenon Kasprzak Leszno 1st League: Leszno - Gorzów Wlkp.
63.51 13.06.1987 Hungary Zoltan Adorjan - Individual World Championship Continental Semi-Final
63.35 06.08.1988 Poland Zenon Kasprzak Leszno Individual World Championship Continental Final
63.0 25.09.1988 Poland Zenon Kasprzak Leszno Individual Polish Championship Final
62.6 05.08.1989 Denmark Erik Gundersen - World Pairs Championship Final
62.6 1993 Poland Roman Jankowski Leszno FSO Individual Meeting
62.6 21.05.1994 Poland Roman Jankowski Leszno 2nd League: Leszno - Lublin
62.4 21.05.1994 Poland Roman Jankowski Leszno 2nd League: Leszno - Lublin
62.2 15.07.1995 Poland Tomasz Gollob Bydgoszcz XLV Alfred Smoczyk Memorial
61.6 16.06.1996 Poland Roman Jankowski Leszno 2nd League: Leszno - Łódź
60.5 16.06.1996 Australia Leigh Adams Leszno 2nd League: Leszno - Łódź
60.2 28.05.2000 Australia Leigh Adams Leszno Ekstraliga: Leszno - Gdańsk
60.2 21.04.2002 Poland Rafał Okoniewski Leszno Ekstraliga: Leszno - Wrocław
60.0 21.04.2002 Poland Krzysztof Kasprzak Leszno Ekstraliga: Leszno - Wrocław
59.0 03.05.2002 Australia Leigh Adams Leszno Ekstraliga: Leszno - Częstochowa
58.4 03.05.2007 Poland Krzysztof Kasprzak Leszno Ekstraliga: Leszno - Zielona Góra

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