Tom Godal

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Tom Godal
Born (1953-07-06) 6 July 1953 (age 64)
Notodden, Norway
Nationality  Norway
Current club information
Career status Retired
Career history
1977-1978 Halifax Dukes
1978-1980 Leicester Lions

Tomas "Tom" Godal (born 6 July 1953) is a Norwegian former motorcycle speedway rider who rode in Britain for Halifax Dukes and Leicester Lions.

Born in Notodden, Godal gained his early experience in Norway, and finished fourth in the Norwegian Championship in 1975.[1] In 1977 he signed for Halifax Dukes, moving on to Leicester Lions in April 1978.[2] Never averaging above 5 points in a season, his last year in British speedway was 1980.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oakes, Peter & Mauger, Ivan (1976) Who's Who in World Speedway, Studio Publications, ISBN 0-904584-04-6, p. 187
  2. ^ Jones, Alan (2010) Speedway in Leicester: The Lions Roar, Automedia, p. 166