Armando Castagna

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Armando Castagna (born 22 September 1963)[1] is a former Italian international motorcycle speedway rider. He was born in Arzignano, and was a member of the Italy national team and has represented them in several World Team Cup competitions.


He rode in the UK for the Ipswich Witches and Oxford (Cheetahs) but he spent the majority of his UK career with the Reading Racers where he won the British League title twice. He has ridden in the Speedway Grand Prix series and has reached five Speedway World Championship finals. He won the Italian National Championship a record twelve times.

World final appearances[edit]


Since retiring in 2001, Castagna took charge of speedway in Italy and was the Italia national team manager.

At its meeting on Friday 22 February 2013, the FIM Board of Directors appointed new Directors and new members in various Commissions. Armando was appointed as new Director of the FIM Track Racing Commission (CCP), succeeding Roy Otto. [3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Oakes, P & Rising, P (1986). 1986 Speedway Yearbook. ISBN 0-948882-00-X
  2. ^ Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-05-18. Retrieved 2013-06-17.