Dougie Lampkin

Douglas Martin "Dougie" Lampkin, MBE, also known as Doug, (born 23 March 1976) is an English former professional motorcycle trials and endurocross rider. He competed in the FIM Trial World Championships from 1994 to 2006. Lampkin is notable for being a seven-time motorcycle trials world outdoor champion. He is the second most successful trials rider in history, after Toni Bou with 30 (15 outdoor and 15 indoor). In 2012, Lampkin was named an FIM Legend for his motorcycling achievements.[1]

Dougie Lampkin
Lampkin en la rueda de prensa 2007R1.jpg
NationalityBritish
Born (1976-03-23) 23 March 1976 (age 46)
Silsden, West Yorkshire, England
WebsiteDougie Lampkin

CareerEdit

Lampkin was born in Silsden, West Yorkshire into a family steeped in motorcycle sport. His father, Martin Lampkin, was the first FIM Trial World Championship winner in 1975, and his Uncle, Arthur Lampkin, was also a regular winner on the British circuit in the 1960s.[2]

He has won five consecutive World Indoor (1997–2001) and seven consecutive World Outdoor Championships (1997–2003). He has also won four World Team Championships (Trial des Nations) in years 1997, 1999, 2002 and 2003, six British Adult Championships, two Spanish Adult Championships and the Scottish Six Days Trial on twelve occasions.[3][4]

Lampkin now lives on the Isle of Man. In 2001, he was appointed an MBE for services to his sport.[5]

 
Lampkin winning 2013 Scott Trial
National and international results.[4]
Year Event Result
1991 Schoolboy B Class British championship 1st
1992 Schoolboy A Class British championship 1st
1993 European championship 1st
1994 British Adult championship 1st
World championship 6th
Scottish Six Day Trial 1st
1995 British Adult championship 2nd
World championship 4th
1996 World championship 2nd
Scottish Six Day Trial (2) 1st
1997 World championship Indoor 1st
World championship Outdoor 1st
World Team championship 1st
British Adult championship (2) 1st
1998 World championship Indoor (2) 1st
World championship Outdoor (2) 1st
British Adult championship (3) 1st
1999 World championship Indoor (3) 1st
World championship Outdoor (3) 1st
World Team championship (2) 1st
British Adult championship (4) 1st
2000 World championship Indoor (4) 1st
World championship Outdoor (4) 1st
British Adult championship (5) 1st
2001 World championship Indoor (5) 1st
World championship Outdoor (5) 1st
Spanish Adult championship 1st
2002 World championship Outdoor (6) 1st
British Adult championship (6) 1st
World Team championship (3) 1st
World championship Indoor 2nd
2003 World championship Outdoor (7) 1st
World Team championship (4) 1st
Spanish Adult championship (2) 1st
World championship Indoor 2nd
2004 World championship Indoor 3rd
World championship Outdoor 2nd
2005 World championship Indoor 4th
World championship Outdoor 3rd
2006 World championship Indoor 6th
World championship Outdoor 4th

HonoursEdit

  • British Trials Champion 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Spanish Trials Champion 2001, 2003
  • FIM Trials European Champion 1993
  • FIM Trials World Champion 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
  • FIM Trials Indoor World Champion 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Scottish Six Day Trial Winner 1994, 1995, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Scott Trial Winner 1994, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIM Legends" (PDF). fim-live.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2020. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  2. ^ [1], DougieLampkin.co.uk
  3. ^ "BIO".
  4. ^ a b Trophy cabinet Archived 25 July 2013 at the Wayback Machine, DougieLampkin.co.uk
  5. ^ "MBE for trials king", BBC News, 31 December 2001

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