Jiří Štancl

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Jiří Štancl
Born (1949-11-18) November 18, 1949 (age 66)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Nationality  Czechoslovakia
Current club information
Career status Retired
Career history
1976, 1978
1979-1980, 1982
Coventry Bees
Reading Racers
Individual honours
1970, 1972, 1973, 1974,
1975, 1976, 1977, 1978,
1979, 1980, 1981, 1983
1974, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1982
1982
Czech National Champion


Golden Helmet of Pardubice
Continental Champion
Team honours
1978, 1980
1976, 1978
British League Champion
Midland Cup

Jiří Štancl (born 18 November 1949 in Prague, Czechoslovakia)[1] is a former international speedway rider.

Career[edit]

Štancl reached the final of the Speedway World Championship on nine occasions between 1971 and 1984, finishing a career best 9th in 1982 in Los Angeles.

He won the Czechoslovakian National Championship twelve times, appeared in the World Team Cup finals on seven occasions and in the Speedway World Pairs Championship finals seven times.[2]

Štancl won the famed Golden Helmet of Pardubice in 1974, 1976, 1978, 1981 and 1982

Son George also rides.

World Final Appearances[edit]

Individual World Championship[edit]

World Pairs Championship[edit]

World Team Cup[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oakes, Peter; Mauger, Ivan OBE, MBE (1976). Who's Who of World Speedway. Studio Publications (Ipswich) Ltd. ISBN 0-904584-04-6. 
  2. ^ Oakes, P.(2005). British Speedway Who's Who. ISBN 0-948882-30-1
  3. ^ Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5