Mattia Carpanese

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Mattia Carpanese
Personal information
Nationality  Italy
Date of birth (1985-11-05) 5 November 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth    Padova, Italy
Current club information
Career history
Workington Comets
Birmingham Brummies
Individual honours
Italian Under-21 Champion 2004, 2005
Team honours

Mattia Carpanese born (5 November 1985 in Padova, Italy) is a speedway rider who in 2007 rode in the UK for the Workington Comets who compete in the Premier League,[1] and for the Birmingham Brummies in 2008.[2]

Carpanese finished runner-up in the Italian Championship in 2005. He was selected as a wild card for the 2006 and 2007 Italian Speedway Grand Prix.

He quit the Comets after a string of injuries on 30 August 2007.[3]

On April 20, 2008 it was announced that Carpanese had been signed by Birmingham Brummies as a short term replacement for injured rider James Birkinshaw but was released after twenty eight days.[4]

Speedway Grand Prix[edit]

  permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
  rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)


World Championships[edit]

European Championships[edit]

See also[edit]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Oakes, P (2006). Speedway Star Almanac. Pinegen Ltd. ISBN 0-9552376-1-0. 
  2. ^ Bamford, Robert (2008). Methanol Press Speedway Yearbook 2008. Methanol Press. ISBN 978-0-9553103-5-5. 
  3. ^ "Mattia leaves Workington". News and Star. 2007-08-30. Archived from the original on 2007-09-07. Retrieved 2007-08-30. 
  4. ^ "Brummies axe for carpanese". Birmingham Mail. 2008-05-13. Retrieved 2008-09-09. [dead link]