Patrick Hougaard

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Patrick Hougaard
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Born (1989-05-23) 23 May 1989 (age 27)
Fredericia, Denmark
Nationality  Denmark
Website www.hougaard-racing.com
Current club information
British league Somerset Rebels
Polish league Polonia Bydgoszcz
Danish league Fjelsted
Career history
2006-2007 Leszno (POL)
2007 Reading Racers
2008-2009 Tarnów (POL)
2008-2012 Belle Vue Aces
2013 Peterborough Panthers
2014 Polonia Bydgoszcz (POL)
2014, 2016 Leicester Lions
2015 Vargarna (SWE)
2015 Fjelsted (DEN)
Individual honours
2007 - 3rd place European Championship
2006 U-19 Nordic Champion
2007, 2009 U-21 Danish Champion
Team honours
2010 U-21 World Cup
2008 - 3rd place Team U-19 European Championship
2007 Team Polish Champion
2014 Danish League

Patrick Hald Hougaard (born 23 May 1989)[1][2] is a Danish motorcycle speedway rider who was a member of Denmark U-21 national team.

Career[edit]

Patrick Hougaard was born in Fredericia to parents Søren and Dorthe. He has two brothers Casper and Nicklas.[1]

Hougaard won the Danish Under-21 championship in 2007, and first raced in the UK towards the end of the 2007 season, for Reading Racers.[3] He signed for the Belle Vue Aces midway through the 2008 season on leaving school.[4] He again won the Danish Under-21 title in 2009 and was part of the Danish team that won the under-21 team cup in 2010.[3] He stayed with Belle Vue until the end of the 2012 season, joining Peterborough Panthers in 2013.[5]

In December 2013 he signed to ride for Leicester Lions in their debut Elite League season in 2014.[6][7] He also signed to ride in Poland for Polonia Bydgoszcz.[8]

Speedway Grand Prix results[edit]

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

World Championships[edit]

European Championships[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

  • Individual Danish Championship
    • 2005 - 11th place
    • 2006 - 9th place
    • 2007 - 9th place
    • 2008 - 7th place
  • Individual U-21 Danish Championship
    • 2005 - 3rd place
    • 2006 - Runner-up
    • 2007 - Danish Champion
    • 2008 - Runner-up
    • 2009 Danish Champion
  • Individual U-19 Nordic Championship
    • 2006 - Nordic Champion
  • Danish Speedway League
    • 2004 - Danish Champion for team with Holsted
    • 2005 - Danish Champion for team with Holsted
    • 2006 - Danish Champion for team with Fredericia
    • 2007 - Danish Champion for team with Holsted
  • Team Polish Championship (Speedway Ekstraliga)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b www.ddnp.co.uk. Retrieved on 2008-07-04.
  2. ^ Świat Żużla, No 1 (77) / 2008, pages 32-33, ISSN 1429-3285
  3. ^ a b "2011 Rider Index", speedwaygb.co, retrieved 2011-11-13
  4. ^ "Speedway: Patrick Hougaard dealt Aces chance", Daily Mirror, 3 July 2008. Retrieved 24 March 2014
  5. ^ "Patrick Hougaard signs new Belle Vue Aces contract", BBC, 8 November 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2014
  6. ^ "Elite League Speedway: Leicester land Patrick Hougaard", Sky Sports, 14 December 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014
  7. ^ "Leicester Lions: Hougaard joins Doyle and Korneliussen", BBC, 12 December 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2014
  8. ^ "Patrick Hougaard zawodnikiem Polonii Bydgoszcz", polsatsport.pl, 29 November 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2014

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