Jiří Štancl

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Jiří Štancl
Personal information
Nationality  Czechoslovakia
Date of birth (1949-11-18) November 18, 1949 (age 65)
Place of birth    Prague, Czechoslovakia
Current club information
Career status Retired
Career history
Coventry Bees
Reading Racers
1976, 1978
1979-1980, 1982
Individual honours
Czech National Champion


Golden Helmet of Pardubice
Continental Champion
1970, 1972, 1973, 1974,
1975, 1976, 1977, 1978,
1979, 1981, 1982, 1983
1974, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1982
1982
Team honours
British League Champion 1978, 1980

Jiří Štancl (born 18 November 1949 in Prague, Czechoslovakia)[1] is a former international speedway rider.

Career[edit]

Štancl reached the final of the Speedway World Championship on nine occasions between 1971 and 1984, finishing a career best 9th in 1982 in Los Angeles.

He won the Czechoslovakian National Championship twelve times, appeared in the World Team Cup finals on seven occasions and in the Speedway World Pairs Championship finals seven times.[2]

Štancl won the famed Golden Helmet of Pardubice in 1974, 1976, 1978, 1981 and 1982

Son George also rides.

World Final Appearances[edit]

Individual World Championship[edit]

World Pairs Championship[edit]

World Team Cup[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oakes, Peter; Mauger, Ivan OBE, MBE (1976). Who's Who of World Speedway. Studio Publications (Ipswich) Ltd. ISBN 0-904584-04-6. 
  2. ^ Oakes, P.(2005). British Speedway Who's Who. ISBN 0-948882-30-1
  3. ^ Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5