Josef Franc

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Josef Franc
Personal information
Nationality Czech Republic Czech Republic
Date of birth (1979-01-18) 18 January 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth    Čáslav, Czech Republic
Nickname Pepe
Current club information
Polish league KSM Krosno
Career history
Berwick Bandits
Newcastle Diamonds
Lublin (POL)
Krosno (POL)
Prague (POL)[1]
2001, 2003-2004, 2009, 2011
2002, 2009
Individual honours
Czech Republic Under-21 Champion
Scottish Open Champion
Team honours
Czech Republic Div One Champion 1998, 2003

Josef Franc (born 18 January 1979, in Čáslav, Czech Republic)[2][3] is an international motorcycle speedway rider who rode in the UK for the Newcastle Diamonds in the Premier League.

He has appeared as a track reserve in the 2007 Czech Republic Speedway Grand Prix, scoring three points from two rides and has represented the Czech Republic national speedway team at senior level.

Franc was the Czech Republic Under-21 Champion in 1999.

Speedway Grand Prix results[edit]

  • 2003, Prague SGP, 0 Points.
  • 2007, Prague SGP, 3 Points.
  • 2012, Prague SGP, 9 Points.

Career details[edit]

World Championships[edit]

European Championships[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Czech Republic club started in Polish league.
  2. ^ Oakes, P.(2004). British Speedway Who's Who. ISBN 0-948882-81-6
  3. ^ Świat Żużla, No 1 (77) / 2009, pages 58-59 ISSN 1429-3285