Jason Doyle seals World Speedway Championship on home turf


By Terry Gillam

Australian Rider Jason Doyle, after only 3 rides in his home GP, sealed the 2017 World Speedway Championship to the roars of the 25,700 spectators under the roof at Etihad stadium. When he took the Checkered Flag in front of Polish rider Piotr Pawlicki and Tai Woffinden (England) managing 1 point.

As is the tradition, the world champion is thrown into the air by his fellow riders upon victory, they came out on the track in front of the pits after heat 10 and sent him into the heavens 3 times with as many mighty cheers.

The 32-year-old from Newcastle could not be beaten, he had done it, and the relief on his face was something everyone at the venue shared with him. Coming into the event he could only be beaten by one man.

One young man, Patryk Dudek the 17-year-old Polish rider who is the youngest rider in history to podium in his maiden Speedway GP season.

Jason Doyle rode like a man that owed the riders behind him money. He was tigerish in the way he gated and bustled for the lead in his first 3 races, no one was going to deny him the title, not in Australia.

The remainder of the meeting was competitive with Tai Woffinden and Bartosz Zmarzlik filling the final round podium while the title holder Doyle winning the GP on 19 points for 7 rides.

His points hall evidence of how dominant he was on the night. Each rider races in 7 heats and a perfect meeting will net 21 points. Not bad for the man under the most pressure!

Jason Doyle lives in the UK with his wife and will be heading back to Norwich to undergo surgery on his foot to re-set some broken bones that he has ridden with triumphantly this year.

The RacerViews info

By Terry Gillam November 2017

RacerViews was established in 2011 and with the aim of delivering a new web experience to motorsport fans. We bring you more than just the news. Our exclusive interview and galleries brings you the views from the track, from the racers. Our extensive race review collection allows you to keep up with the action from around the world. The team of passionate pros have decades of experience in the motorsport field. Our social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube bring you more, a holistic experience. We have more than 3100 followers on Twitter and more than 2 million views on Google Plus. Our mission is to bring exclusive content is in safe hands.

Our commitment to motorsport can be seen with unrivalled coverage of the Queensland Rally Championship. Additionally, over the time we have partnered with motorsport teams like Ben GersekowskiAndreas WirthStig Richards Motorsport, One of a Kind MotorsportDark Horse Racing, Nat Rallysport and MRT Performance in order to give you the best exclusive motorsport coverage.

If you have a motorsport story to share contact us!