Martin Smolinski

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Martin Smolinski
Born (1984-12-06) 6 December 1984 (age 32)
Munich, Germany
Nationality  Germany
Current club information
British league Birmingham Brummies
Polish league GTŻ Grudziądz
Career history
2004–2007 Coventry Bees (GBR)
2006-2007 Rybnik (POL)
2008 Krosno (POL)
2013 Birmingham Brummies (GBR)
Individual honours
2007, 2009, 2010, 2015 German Champion
2003 German Under-21 Champion
Team honours
2007 Elite League Champion
2007 Elite League KO Cup Winner
2007 Craven Shield Winner

Martin Smolinski (born 6 December 1984, in Munich, Germany)[1] is a German international motorcycle speedway and Grasstrack rider who has represented the German speedway team at senior level. He is the current European Grasstrack champion.

Speedway Grand Prix[edit]

  permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
  rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

Career honours[edit]

Individual U-21 World Championship:

  • 2003 - 15th place (2 points)
  • 2004 - 6th place (9 points)
  • 2005 - 15th place (2 points)

Team World Championship (Speedway World Cup):

  • 2003 - 10th place (1 point in Event 1)
  • 2004 - 2nd place in Qualifying round 1 (14 points)
  • 2005 - 8th place (2 points in Event 2)
  • 2006 - 2nd place in Qualifying round 1 (9 points)
  • 2007 - 2nd place in Qualifying round 1 (13 points)
  • 2008 - 2nd place in Qualifying round 1 (12 points)
  • 2009 - 2nd place in Qualifying round 1 (10 points)

Team U-21 World Championship:

  • 2005 - 2nd in Qualifying Round 1 (8 points)

Individual U-19 European Championship:

  • 2000 - 4th place (11 points + 2)
  • 2002 - 13th place (4 points)
  • 2003 - 16th place (2 points)

European Pairs Championship:

  • 2004 - 10 points in Semi-Final 1
  • 2006 - 16 points in Semi-Final 2

European Club Champions' Cup:

  • 2000 - 3rd place (2 points)

World Longtrack Championship[edit]

2010 - 16th Overall - 23pts - 2gp app

2011 – 6th Overall - 83pts - 6gp app

2012 - 2nd Overall - 128pts - 6gp app

2013 - 9th Overall - 77pts - 4gp app

2014 – 14th Overall - 20pts - 1gp app

2015 - Did Not Enter

2016 - 14th Overall - 25pts - 1gp app

World Longtrack Best Grand-Prix Results[edit]

Czech Republic Marianske Lazne First 2011

France Marmande First 2011, Third 2012

Germany Muhldorf Second 2016, Third 2014

Poland Rzeszow First 2013

Germany Vechta Second 2012

World Longtrack Team Championship[edit]

2010 France Morizes First (with Mathias Kroger, Stephan Katt, Richard Speiser)

2011 Germany Scheeßel First (with Stephan Katt, Richard Speiser, Jorg Tebbe)

European Grasstrack Championship[edit]

Finals

2010 France La Reole Third - 17pts

2011 England Skegness First - 18pts

2012 Netherlands Eenrum Did not start

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oakes, P.(2006). Speedway Star Almanac. ISBN 0-9552376-1-0