Rospiggarna

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Rospiggarna
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Club information
Track address Carl Wahren Arena
Country Sweden
Founded 1930
Team manager Micke Teurnberg
Team captain Andreas Jonsson
League Elitserien
Website www.rospiggarna.nu
Club facts
Colours Red, white and yellow
Track size 289 metres
Track record time 55.0 seconds
Track record date 8 June 2004
Track record holder Joonas Kylmäkorpi
Major team honours
Elitserien Gold 1995, 1997, 2001 and 2002
Elitserien Silver 1996, 1998, 2000
Elitserien Bronze 1999

Rospiggarna is a motorcycle speedway team based in Hallstavik, Sweden. The club was founded in 1930 and were named Orion, although it did not compete in the Swedish speedway leagues until 1966. The club joined the Swedish Division Three in 1966 and the team name was changed to Stjärnorna (English: The Stars). In 1978 the name was changed again to Rospiggarna which is the demonym for people from Roslagen, where Hallstavik is situated. Rospiggarna have won four Elitserien Championships and has also been the home team of 4 former World Champions, Tony Rickardsson, Per Jonsson, Greg Hancock and Jason Crump. In 2010 it was announced that the club voluntarily made the decision to drop down a division due to financial problems. In 2014 the club returned to the Elitserien.

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