Simon Wigg

116- Simon Wigg (Postcard)

Nationality: England.

Born: Aylesbury, 15 October 1960; Died: 15 November 2000.

Class: 500cc Solo.

Family Connections: Julian Wigg (Brother).

 

Major Honours

World Longtrack: First 1985, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, Second 1987, 1995, Finalist 1982, 1983, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996Day Finals: First 1985, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1994, Second, 1995, Third 1989, G.P. Competitor 1998Semi-final 1981, 1986, Qualifying Round 1984; Best Other Result: Semi-final: Second 1992, 1998, Third 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996Qualifying Round: First 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, Second 1982, 1989, 1994, 1998, Third 1981, 1988.

European Grasstrack Championship: Finalist 1980; Best Other Result: Semi-final: First 1980, Third 1990, Preliminary Round: First 1989, Third 1981.

British Masters Championship: First 1982, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1990, Third 1991, First Leg: First 1982, 1989, Third 1983, 1990, 1991, Day Finalist: First 1982 (1), 1983 (1), 1985, 1989 (2), 1990 (1), 1990 (2), Second 1982 (2), 1989 (1), Third 1983 (2); Other Appearances: 1987, 1998.

British 500cc Championship: First 1981, Third 1978.

 

More Majors

British Best Pairs: Second 1978, 1979, 1980; Ace of Aces: First 1981, 1984, 1993, 1997, Second 1983, 1988; Battle of Britain: First 1986, Berks Bonanza: First 1978, 1980, 1994, 1998, Second 1981, 1997; Bewdley Bonanza: Unlimited First 1978; Bonfire Burn-up: First 1991, Second 1984, 1996; Kent Kracker: First 1979 (500cc & Unlimited), International Lincolnshire Poacher: Second 1996; Lydden International: Second 1980 (IS); Sandford Supa: First 1979, Western Winner: First 1979, 1980, 1983, Second 1978, Wimborne Whoppa: First 1979, 1980, 1981, 1991, 1992.

 

Continental Honours

Australian Longtrack G.P. Winner: 1989/90, 1993/94, 1994/95, German Grasstrack Silver Helmet Winner: 1982, 1989, 1993, German Longtrack Golden Helmet Winner: 1984, 1992, German Longtrack Silver Helmet Winner: 1997, New Zealand Longtrack G.P. Winner: 1993/94, Teterow Golden Helmet Winner: 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, Teterow Bergring Cup Winner: 1991, 1993, 1995, Silver Rose Winner: 1991, 1995, 1996, Golden Apple Winner 1989, Schwarme Winner 1985, 1994, Rastede Winner: 1981, 1982, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1997, 1998; Berghaupten Winner:  1982, 1986, 1995, 1998; Alexela Cup Winner: 1996, 1997.

 

British Speedway Clubs

Weymouth (1980-82), Wimbledon (1980-81), Cradley (1981-83), Birmingham (1981), Oxford (1984-86, 1988-90), Hackney (1987), Bradford (1991-92), Coventry (1993), Long Eaton (1995), Exeter (1996), Kings Lynn (1997-98).

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