Elite League Riders' Championship

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The Elite League Riders Championship was a motorcycle speedway contest between the top riders (or two riders) with the highest average points total from each club competing in the Elite League in the UK.[1] The winner of the 2009 championship was Australian rider Leigh Adams of the Swindon Robins.[2]

The competition ran until 2013, after which it was replaced with the Elite Riders Championship, which is not limited to riders of Elite League teams.


Year Winner Team
1997 United States Greg Hancock Coventry Bees
1998 Sweden Tony Rickardsson Ipswich Witches
1999 Australia Jason Crump Peterborough Panthers
Year Winner Team
2000 Australia Ryan Sullivan Peterborough Panthers
2001 Australia Jason Crump King's Lynn Knights
2002 Sweden Tony Rickardsson Poole Pirates
2003 England Lee Richardson Coventry Bees
2004 Denmark Bjarne Pedersen Poole Pirates
2005 Denmark Nicki Pedersen Eastbourne Eagles
2006 Australia Jason Crump Belle Vue Aces
2007 Denmark Nicki Pedersen Eastbourne Eagles
2008 Australia Jason Crump Belle Vue Aces
2009 Australia Leigh Adams Swindon Robins
2010 Sweden Fredrik Lindgren Wolverhampton Wolves
2011 Australia Rory Schlein Belle Vue Aces
2012 Australia Chris Holder Poole Pirates
2013 Australia Rory Schlein[3] King's Lynn Stars

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "SCB Speedway Regulations" (pdf). Speedway Control Board. 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Swindon's Leigh Adams wins Elite League Riders' Championship". Coventry Telegraph. 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-03. 
  3. ^ "Results: Saturday October 19", speedwaygb.co, 19 October 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013