Jiří Štancl

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Jiří Štancl
Personal information
Nationality  Czechoslovakia
Date of birth (1949-11-18) November 18, 1949 (age 64)
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
1970, 1972, 1973, 1974,
1975, 1976, 1977, 1978,
1979, 1981, 1982, 1983
1974, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1982
Team honours
British League Champion 1978, 1980

Jiří Štancl (born 18 November 1949 in Prague, Czechoslovakia)[1] is a former international speedway rider who reached the final of the Speedway World Championship on nine occasions, 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]

Son George also rides.

World Final Appearances[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