World Final Appearances
Gerd Riss won the title a new record eight times (1996, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007-2009).
Erik Riss regained the FIM Long Track World Championship title he first won back in 2014 along with an immaculate seven-ride maximum at the final round of the 2016 time of year in front of a new big home crowd within Vechta, Germany. The 21-year-old son of Long Track legend Gerd Riss offers been concentrating on his / her blossoming speedway career just lately but showed that he or she still has enthusiasm regarding the ‘sandbahn’ variety associated with track racing with this emphatic victory. is a German motorcycle speedway riders who was an associate of Germany team from 2001 Speedway World Cup and who was began in Speedway Grand Prix of Germany. Tatum kept alive his championship desires by winning last week’s Grand Prix in Australia but then had the victory sensationally taken aside from him. Tatum’s only hope now is to win tonight’s Grand Prix at Morizes, near Bordeaux, and regarding the FIM to maintain his protest against the result in Germany.
Mathieu Tresarrieu finished in third place despite splitting his hand, which pushed him to watch helplessly as the final positions have been resolved. Thankfully for typically the Frenchman, the bronze honor was safe, as compatriot Dmitri Berge came close up but eventually finished just one point short.
Today, after talks with his / her legal team, Tatum has lodged an appeal together with the FIM’s international jury in Switzerland ahead associated with tonight’s shoot-out in the last circular of the world tournament in France. Despite possessing ridden in an Below 21 Speedway World Tournament in Pardubice the prior day, Riss endured a good overnight drive from your Czech Republic to arrive at Vechta in time with regard to morning practice. Unperturbed, this individual produced seven perfect activities to complete the series with a 21-point guide over his nearest rival, defending champion Jannick para Jong. The result lead off a miserable week for the Dutchman, who also lost the Western european Championship seven days formerly.