Jiří Štancl

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Jiří Štancl
Born (1949-11-18) November 18, 1949 (age 67)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Nationality  Czechoslovakia
Current club information
Career status Retired
Career history
1976, 1978 Coventry Bees
1979-1980, 1982 Reading Racers
Individual honours
1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, Czech National Champion
1974, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1982 Golden Helmet of Pardubice
1982 Continental Champion
Team honours
1978, 1980 British League Champion
1976, 1978 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