2001-2010 Vastervik (SWE)
Swedish league Hammarby Speedway
Name Tomasz Gollob
Children Victoria Gollob
|1989 Wybrzeze Gdansk (POL)|
Role Motorcycle Racer
Siblings Jacek Gollob
1998-2000 Ipswich Witches (GBR)
Polish league GTZ Grudziadz
|Born 11 April 1971 (age 52) Bydgoszcz, Poland (1971-04-11) |
1988, 1990-2003 Polonia Bydgoszcz (POL)
Similar Jarosław Hampel, Bartosz Zmarzlik, Jacek Gollob
Tomasz gollob najlepsze momenty po egnanie
Tomasz Gollob ([ˈtɔmaʂ ˈɡɔlːɔp]; born 11 April 1971 in Bydgoszcz, Poland) is a Polish motorcycle speedway rider who has appeared in every Speedway Grand Prix series since its inaugural season in 1995. His brother Jacek is also a speedway rider.
- Tomasz gollob najlepsze momenty po egnanie
- Tomasz Gollob vs Nicki Pedersen 2001
- Career summary
- Individual World Championship
- World Pairs Championship
- World Team Cup
- World Cup
- Individual Under 21 World Championship
Tomasz Gollob vs Nicki Pedersen (2001)
Tomasz Gollob spent almost all of his career with hometown club Bydgoszcz until he moved to Unia Tarnów in 2004. He has won the Polish Individual Championship eight times (between 1992 and 2009) and the Polish Pairs Championship ten times. He has also won the Polish Grand Prix eight times in thirteen years. He clinched the Speedway World Championship in 2010 after securing the championship in Terenzano, Italy. He is only the second Pole to ever win the World Championship, following in the footsteps of Jerzy Szczakiel who won in 1973.
Gollob also spent some time in Australia in the early-mid 1990s based at the North Arm Speedway in Adelaide. While In Australia, Gollob would race against many of his future World Championship rivals including Jason Crump, Leigh Adams, and Ryan Sullivan. Gollob is the only World Champion to win the Jack Young Solo Cup held in Adelaide each year in memory of Australia's 1951 and 1952 World Champion, Jack Young. He won the cup in 1995 at North Arm.
In 2007 Gollob survived a plane crash with fellow rider Rune Holta. The plane, flown by his father Władysław, crashed on the way to a speedway meeting at Tarnów. Gollob escaped with cuts and bruises after pulling his father from the wreckage.
For his sport achievements, he received the Order of Polonia Restituta:
Individual World Championship
World Pairs Championship
World Team Cup
Individual Under-21 World Championship
Tomasz Gollob has two brothers and one sister