Jason Bunyan

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Jason Bunyan
Personal information
Nationality  New Zealand
Date of birth (1979-03-09) 9 March 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth    Milton Keynes, England
Current club information
British league Rye House Rockets
Career history
Poole Pirates
Oxford Cheetahs
Isle of Wight Islanders
Ipswich Witches
Reading Racers
Coventry Bees
Rye House Rockets
Peterborough Panthers
1995-1996
1997
1997-1998, 2004-
1999-2001
2002
2003-2004
2012-
2012
Individual honours
New Zealand Champion 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008,
2009, 2010
Team honours
Premier League Fours Champion
Premier League Pairs Champion
Young Shield winner
Conference League champion
2007
2007
1998
1997

Jason Michael Bunyan (born 9 March 1979 in Milton Keynes)[1] is a former England under-21 international speedway rider, who rides for the Rye House Rockets in the British Premier League.

Racing career[edit]

Bunyan competed in the New Zealand Championships during 2004, 2005 and 2006 and won each event He missed winning in 2007 but came back to win the 2008, 2009 and 2010 NZ titles giving him the second most wins behind Larry Ross who finished his career with nine.[2] In 2007 he captained the Isle of Wight Islanders to the Premier League Fours Championship and partnered Chris Holder to the Premier League Pairs title.[1] For 2011 Bunyan signed with the Plymouth Devils, moving to Rye House Rockets in 2012.

Personal life[edit]

Outside of speedway, Bunyan enjoys snowboarding and spends the winter in New Zealand.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bamford, Robert (2008). Methanol Press Speedway Yearbook 2008. Methanol Press. ISBN 978-0-9553103-5-5. 
  2. ^ Oakes, P (2006). Speedway Star Almanac. Pinegen Ltd. ISBN 0-9552376-1-0. 
  3. ^ The Sentinel p.52