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Gordon Kennett

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Nationality  England
Career status  retired
Name  Gordon Kennett

Gordon Kennett
Born  September 2, 1953 (age 62) England (1953-09-02)
1970-1972, 1979-1982, 1985-1990 1970, 1984 1971 1971 1971 1972-1975 1976-1978 1971, 1983 1991-1992 1993 1993  Eastbourne Eagles Wimbledon Dons Leicester Lions Hackney Hawks Cradley Heathens Oxford Rebels White City Rebels King's Lynn Stars Milton Keynes Knights Exeter Falcons Wolverhampton Wolves
1976 1978  London Riders Championship Olympique
1971 1975 1977 1978 1986, 1987  British League Division Two Champion Midland Cup winner British League Champion World Pairs Champion National League Champion

Gordon William Kennett (born 2 September 1953) is a former motorcycle speedway rider. In 1978 he won the World Pairs Championship with Malcolm Simmons. He also finished runner-up to Ole Olsen in the 1978 Speedway World Championship at Wembley. Gordon's career spanned twenty four years including spells with White City Rebels and Eastbourne Eagles

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Family

Brothers Dave and Brian (Barney) also rode and currently his nephew Edward Kennett, son of Dave, rides for the Coventry Bees and has represented Great Britain in the Speedway World Cup.

Individual World Championship

  • 1978 - - London, Wembley Stadium - 2nd - 12pts
  • World Pairs Championship

  • 1978 - Chorzów, Silesian Stadium (with Malcolm Simmons) - Winner - 24pts (9)
  • World Team Cup

  • 1978 - Landshut, Ellermühle Stadium (with Malcolm Simmons / Dave Jessup / Peter Collins / Michael Lee) - 2nd - 27pts (3)
  • 1981 - Olching, Speedway Stadion Olching (with Dave Jessup / Chris Morton / Kenny Carter / John Davis) - 2nd - 29pts (1)
  • References

    Gordon Kennett Wikipedia


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