Andrew Appleton

Andrew Appleton (born 18 June 1982) is an English motorcycle racer who competes in grasstrack,[1] longtrack and speedway. His biggest solo honour to date was his Gold medal success in the European Grasstrack Championship in 2010 and the winning Grand Prix in Eenrum the same year, along with 4 time British Master championships titles (2007, 2010,1011,2014)

Andrew Appleton
Born (1982-06-18) 18 June 1982 (age 39)
Reading, England
Nationality England
Career history
1998–2000Newport Wasps
1998Arena Essex Hammers
1998Edinburgh Monarchs
2000Wolverhampton Wolves
2000Eastbourne Eagles
2000–2002Oxford Cheetahs
2000–2005Reading Bulldogs
2002Coventry Bees
2003Poole Pirates
2004Peterborough Panthers
Individual honours
2002New Zealand Speedway Champion
2010European Grasstrack Champion
2006, 2010, 2011, 2014British Masters Grasstrack Champion
Team honours
2015World Longtrack Team Champion

Major Honours

World Longtrack Championship Appearances Grand-Prix: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019. Challenge: 2006, 2009, 2013, 2017, 2018. Qualifying Round: 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018. Best Other Results Grand-Prix: First Eenrum 2010, Second Vechta 2008, Marianske Lanze 2010, Forssa 2011, Third Morizes 2008. Qualifying Round: First 2012, 2017, Second 2013, Third 2003.

FIM World Team Championship First: 2015, Second 2007, Third 2013. Other Appearances: 2009, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2017.

European Grasstrack Championship First: 2010, Second 2017, Third 2005, 2007, 2011, 2016. Finalist: 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2017. Semi-final: 2008, 2012, 2013, 2018. Best Semi-final Results First: 2005, 2007, 2011, 2017, Second 2004, 2014.

British Masters Championship First: 2006, 2010, 2011, 2014. Second: 2004, 2013, 2015. Third: 2002, 2009, 2018. Top Ten Finishes: 2003, 2005, 2007, 2016, 2017. Other Appearances: 2001, 2008, 2012. Day Finals: First 2006, 2010, 2011, 2013, Second 2004. Challenge: Second 20o2.

Other Majors

Czech Longtrack Championship: First 2009, Third 2013. German Longtrack Championship: Second 2018.

British Sand Racing Championship: Third 2013. British Under 21 Championship: Second 2003.

Southern Centre Championship: Second 2008.

Battle of Britain: First 2004 (Under 23), Second 2003. Berks Bonanza: First 2007. Bewdley Bonanza: First 2010. Bonfire Burn-up: Third 2005. Champion of Champions: Third 2005. International Lincolnshire Poacher: First 2007, 2008, 2011, Second 2013, Third 2005, 2006, 2015. Kings of Speed: First 2008. Master of Midshires: Third 2018. Salisbury Sizzler: First 2006. Westcountry Winner: First 2006; Second 2007. Wimborne Whoppa: First 2016.


He was part of the Oxford Cheetahs title winning team in 2001.

LongtrackEdit

World Championship Grand-Prix SeriesEdit

  • 2003 4 app (18th) 18pts
  • 2004 5 app (6th) 59pts
  • 2005 4 app (10th) 34pts
  • 2006 2 app (16th) 12pts
  • 2007 3 app (5th) 41pts
  • 2008 4 app (4th) 62pts
  • 2009 4 app (14th) 37pts
  • 2010 4 app (6th) 102pts
  • 2011 6 app (15th) 48pts
  • 2012 4 app (12th) 53pts
  • 2014 4 app (13th) 28pts
  • 2015 4 app (15th) 21pts
  • 2016 4 app (13th) 28pts

Best Grand-Prix results

GrasstrackEdit

European ChampionshipEdit

British MastersEdit

Podium Finishes

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Andrew Appleton – Grasstrack GB".