Patrick Hougaard

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Patrick Hougaard
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Personal information
Nationality  Denmark
Date of birth (1989-05-23) 23 May 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth    Fredericia, Denmark
Website www.hougaard-racing.com
Current club information
Polish league Polonia Bydgoszcz
Swedish league Vargarna
Danish league Fjelsted
Career history
Leszno (POL)
Reading Racers
Tarnów (POL)
Belle Vue Aces
Peterborough Panthers
Polonia Bydgoszcz (POL)
Leicester Lions
Vargarna (SWE)
Fjelsted (DEN)
2006-2007
2007
2008-2009
2008-2012
2013
2014
2014
2015
2015
Individual honours
European Championship
U-19 Nordic Champion
U-21 Danish Champion
2007 - 3rd place
2006
2007, 2009
Team honours
U-21 World Cup
Team U-19 European Championship
Team Polish Champion
Danish League
2010
2008 - 3rd place
2007
2014

Patrick Hald Hougaard (born 23 May 1989)[1][2] is a Danish motorcycle speedway rider who was a member of Denmark U-21 national team.

Career[edit]

Patrick Hougaard was born in Fredericia to parents Søren and Dorthe. He has two brothers Casper and Nicklas.[1]

Hougaard won the Danish Under-21 championship in 2007, and first raced in the UK towards the end of the 2007 season, for Reading Racers.[3] He signed for the Belle Vue Aces midway through the 2008 season on leaving school.[4] He again won the Danish Under-21 title in 2009 and was part of the Danish team that won the under-21 team cup in 2010.[3] He stayed with Belle Vue until the end of the 2012 season, joining Peterborough Panthers in 2013.[5]

In December 2013 he signed to ride for Leicester Lions in their debut Elite League season in 2014.[6][7] He also signed to ride in Poland for Polonia Bydgoszcz.[8]

Speedway Grand Prix results[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]

Domestic competitions[edit]

  • Individual U-21 Danish Championship
    • 2005 - 3rd place
    • 2006 - Runner-up
    • 2007 - Danish Champion
    • 2008 - Runner-up
    • 2009 Danish Champion
  • Individual U-19 Nordic Championship
    • 2006 - Nordic Champion
  • Danish Speedway League
    • 2004 - Danish Champion for team with Holsted
    • 2005 - Danish Champion for team with Holsted
    • 2006 - Danish Champion for team with Fredericia
    • 2007 - Danish Champion for team with Holsted

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b www.ddnp.co.uk. Retrieved on 2008-07-04.
  2. ^ Świat Żużla, No 1 (77) / 2008, pages 32-33, ISSN 1429-3285
  3. ^ a b "2011 Rider Index", speedwaygb.co, retrieved 2011-11-13
  4. ^ "Speedway: Patrick Hougaard dealt Aces chance", Daily Mirror, 3 July 2008. Retrieved 24 March 2014
  5. ^ "Patrick Hougaard signs new Belle Vue Aces contract", BBC, 8 November 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2014
  6. ^ "Elite League Speedway: Leicester land Patrick Hougaard", Sky Sports, 14 December 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014
  7. ^ "Leicester Lions: Hougaard joins Doyle and Korneliussen", BBC, 12 December 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2014
  8. ^ "Patrick Hougaard zawodnikiem Polonii Bydgoszcz", polsatsport.pl, 29 November 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2014

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