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In 2015 I won my second world title, my first was in 2013, and I won 3 British Titles back to back. I race domestically across Europe in Poland and Sweden and in the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series.

Speedway is pretty much motorsport in its rawest form. We race 500cc motorbikes that weigh around 75kg, and they accelerate faster than an F1 car with top speeds of up to 80mph. The big difference is we don't have brakes! The bike just has a throttle, clutch and one gear and we race on shale-based oval tracks and you basically power-slide around the corners. It's pretty gnarly!

Each race has four riders, we do four laps and the first placed rider gets three points, second two, third one and nothing for finishing last. In the GP Series, the top 16 riders in the world race over 11 rounds, and every point you score counts towards your overall total. The top eight scorers from each round go into two semi-finals, and then the top two from those races go into the final, where the winner is decided.

Take a look around the site and try and catch me at a track near you soon.

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TAI’S SPORTING MASTERCLASS

TAI Woffinden gave a sporting masterclass to win the opening Speedway Grand Prix of the season. Scunthorpe-born Woffy timed his moves to perfection in Warsaw to take the chequered flag in spectacular style and win the 2018 BOLL Warsaw FIM Speedway Grand Prix of Poland.

And his gesture in pointing to the sky when he stepped up to the podium was his way of ‘saying g’day to Dad’. “He gave up so much for me to ride speedway and I will always remember him,” said Tai. “It was a tough night and I was just relieved at the end. I felt like I had to say ‘g’day’ to dad.

“Thanks to the guys for a really great final there, that was a tough race. “The semi-final and final were both hard because the track was very technical and when it’s like that you are probably going to get the best four riders in the final.

“I didn’t make the best of starts but I managed to claw it back and to win it was a great feeling for me.”




Woffinden has also revealed he’s not feeling at his best on the bike right now.

“It’s early in the season and I don’t feel totally comfortable on the bike. It always takes a while for me to get going and we’ve only had a few meetings in Poland and one in Sweden before this meeting."

"I’m confident I can find more and improve. We made changes after my last place in my second ride and managed to make it work so I’m pleased with that."

“I’m not making the best of starts but things are looking good and I’m just going to keep on working hard and improving as much as I can.”

Tai scored 9+1 for Masarna in Tuesday’s Swedish League action as they beat Vastervik 48-42.

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Career

2006:

Western Australian Under-16s champion

Scunthorpe all conquering Scorpions Conference Shield, Knock Out Cup, Conference Trophy, Lincolnshire Cup ,Conference Championship

Awarded supporters rider of the year (SRA)

Awarded young supporters Rider of the Year for the Scorpions at Scunthorpe

Nominated West Australian Young Sports Person of the Year

Awarded most improved Under-21 rider (MCWA)

2007

Youngest ever rider to appear in the British Championship Final

1st in the Karlstad Open

Conference League Riders Champion

British Under-18 Champion

Premier League Championship with Rye House

Conference League Championship with Scunthorpe

Awarded supporters rider of the year (SRA)

Awarded young rider of the year (SRA)

2008

Winner in British Under-21 Championship at Arena-Essex

Rode for Great Britain at Vojens in Speedway World Cup

Captain of Great Britain Under-21 team

British Under-18 Champion at Scunthorpe

Winner in Premier League Riders Championship at Sheffield

2009

Captain of the Great Britain Under 21s Team(Germany)

First in World Under-21 Championship semi-final in Hungary

Winner British Elite League with Wolverhampton

2010

Competed in the 2010 Speedway Grand Prix series

2011

Winner in British Under-21 Championship at Arena-Essex

Winner Golden Ribbon at Pardubice, Czech Republic

Winner Young Rider of the Year at Wolverhampton

Winner Rider of the Year at Wolverhampton

2012

Winner Rider of the Year at Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Wolves Top Scorer

Winner Rob Woffinden Classic in Perth, Australia

2013

Winner British Speedway Championship

Winner Czech Speedway Grand Prix

FIM Speedway World Champion

MCN Man Of The Year

W.S.R.A Rider Of The Year

BT Sports Panel Minority Sports Person Of The Year

Made Team GB Captain

Wolverhampton Speedway Supporters Rider Of The Year

2014

Winner British Speedway Championship

Winner Czech Speedway Grand Prix

Winner Swedish Speedway Grand Prix

Parliament MPS Award, Travis Perkins Achievement award

Elit Vetlanda Rider Of The Year

2015

British Champion

Speedway World Champion

FIM Scandinavian Grand Prix Winner

FIM Czech Republic Grand Prix Winner

Swedish ElitSerien Winner

2016

British Elite League Wolverhampton Champion

2nd Speedway World Champion

Crew

Peter Johns (Engine Tuner)

Jacek Trojanowski (Chief Mechanic)

Konrad Darwinski (Mechanic)

Robert Ruszala (Mechanic)

Leszek Wiśniewski (Mechanic)

Nigel Pearson (PR)

Simon Pykett (Web Design)