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Nationality  England
1970-1971  Wembley Lions
Career status  retired
1972-1975  Leicester Lions
1969  Eastbourne Eagles
Name  Dave Jessup
1970  West Ham Hammers

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Born  March 7, 1953 (age 62) Ipswich, England (1953-03-07)

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David John (Dave) Jessup (born 7 March 1953 in Ipswich, England) is a former speedway rider who finished runner-up the Speedway World Championship in 1980 to fellow countryman Michael Lee. The same season he won the World Pairs Championship with Peter Collins and became British Speedway Champion after finishing runner-up in 1978 and third in 1979. He also won the London Riders' Championship in 1975, despite being in his fourth season with Leicester Lions, and the World Team Cup with England in 1974, 1977 and 1980.

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During his career which commenced in 1969 he rode for Eastbourne Eagles, West Ham Hammers, Wembley Lions, Reading Racers, Leicester Lions, King's Lynn Stars, Wimbledon Dons and Mildenhall Fen Tigers.

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Individual World Championship

  • 1974 - Göteborg, Ullevi - 13th - 5pts
  • 1978 - London, Wembley Stadium - 4th - 11pts + 2pts
  • 1979 - Chorzów, Silesian Stadium - 8th - 8pts
  • 1980 - Göteborg, Ullevi - 2nd - 12pts + 3pts
  • 1981 - London, Wembley Stadium - 8th - 7pts
  • 1982 - Los Angeles, Memorial Coliseum - 6th - 8pts
  • World Pairs Championship

  • 1974 - Manchester, Hyde Road (with Peter Collins) - 4th - 20pts (8)
  • 1980 - Krsko, Matija Gubec Stadium (with Peter Collins) - Winner - 29pts (15)
  • 1981 - Chorzów, Silesian Stadium (with Chris Morton) - 6th - 17pts (7)
  • World Team Cup

  • 1974 - Chorzów, Silesian Stadium (with Peter Collins / John Louis / Malcolm Simmons) - Winner - 42pts (10)
  • 1977 - Wrocław, Olympic Stadium (with Peter Collins / Michael Lee / John Davis / Malcolm Simmons) - Winner - 37pts (9)
  • 1978 - Landshut, Stadion Ellermühle (with Malcolm Simmons / Peter Collins / Gordon Kennett / Michael Lee) - 2nd - 27pts (5)
  • 1980 - Wrocław, Olympic Stadium (with Peter Collins / Chris Morton / Michael Lee / John Davis) - Winner - 40pts (8)
  • 1981 - Olching, Olching Speedwaybahn (with Chris Morton / Kenny Carter / John Davis / Gordon Kennett) - 2nd - 29pts (3)
  • 1983 - Vojens, Speedway Center (with Kenny Carter / Michael Lee / Chris Morton / Peter Collins) - 2nd 29pts (2)
  • References

    Dave Jessup Wikipedia


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