Jan Graversen

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Jan Graversen
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Personal information
Nationality  Denmark
Date of birth (1987-04-10) 10 April 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth    Sallingsund, Denmark
Website www.jangspeedway.dk
Current club information
British league Redcar Bears
Career history
Mildenhall Fen Tigers
King's Lynn Stars
Redcar Bears
Stoke Potters
Scunthorpe Scorpions
Leicester Lions
2008
2009
2010, 2014
2010
2010
2011–2013
Individual honours
None
Team honours

Jan Graversen /jænˈɡræʊrsən/ (born 10 April 1987) is a Danish motorcycle speedway rider who rides in the British Premier League for Leicester Lions.[1]

Born in Sallingsund, Graversen rode in Britain for Mildenhall Fen Tigers in the 2008 season after first riding at the track in 2007, ending the year as the club's top scorer.[1] In 2009 he rode for King's Lynn Stars, the team winning the Premier League, Premier Trophy and Knock-out Cup that year.[1][2] In 2010, with his CMA too high for King's Lynn to give him a place, he was loaned out to Redcar Bears, Stoke Potters, and Scunthorpe Scorpions,[3] and won the Kenny Smith Memorial Trophy at Scunthorpe that year.[4] He signed for Leicester Lions for 2011, finishing the season as the team's highest scorer and only ever-present rider.[4] He has raced in Denmark for Slangerup.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Jan Graversen", Leicester Speedway, retrieved 2011-03-28
  2. ^ "Speedway: Jan Graversen thrilled to be part of Leicester Lions' new era", Leicester Mercury, 3 March 2011, retrieved 2011-03-28
  3. ^ "Danish rider Jan Graversen set for Scorpions switch", Scunthorpe Telegraph, 11 August 2010, retrieved 2011-03-28
  4. ^ a b "Leicester Lions sign King's Lynn rider Jan Graversen", BBC, 8 December 2010, retrieved 2011-03-28

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