Trevor Banks

94- Trevor Banks winning at 1986 Ace of Aces

Nationality: England.

Born: Folkestone, 4 October 1955.

Home Town: Folkestone.

Class: 500cc Solo.

Family Connections: Monty Banks (Father), Graham Banks (Brother), Harvie Banks (Son).

 

Major Honours

World Longtrack Championship
Finalist: 1986, 1987.
Semi-final: 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984.
Qualifying Round: 1985, 1988, 1989.
Best Other Result: Qualifying Round: Second 1983.

European Grasstrack Championship
Third: 1991.
Finalist: 1978, 1980, 1990, 1992, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003.
Semi-final: 1979, 1995.
Best Other Result: Semi-final: Third 1991, Preliminary Round: Second 1990, 1991, Third 1995.

British Masters Championship
Second: 1984, 1987, 1988, 1993, Third 1985, 1986, 1997.
Top Ten Finish: 1982, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005.
Other Appearances: 1983, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2003.
First Leg Best: First 1988, Second 1987, 1993, Third 1984, 1986, Equal Third 1994.
Day Finals: First 1988 (1), Second 1984 (1), 1984 (2), 1987 (1), 1987 (2), 1988 (2), 1994 (2), 1997 (2), Third 1986 (1), 1992 (2).
Challenge: First: 2005.

British Championship
500cc: First 1979, 1980, Second 1981.
350cc: Second 1975, Third 1973.

 

Other Majors

British Best Pairs: Third 1992, 2002.
Inter Centre Championship:  First 1989, 1995, 1996.
South Eastern Centre Championship: First 1994.

Ace of Aces: First 1986, Second 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1989, Third 1979, 1988.
Berk Bonanza: First 1993, Second 1989, Third 1978, 2000.
Bewdley Bonanza: First 1985.
Bonfire Burn-up: First 1984, Second 1987, Third 1988, 1989, 1991.
Champion of Champions: Second 2000, Third 2002.
Grand-Slam: Third 1999.
Jim Coles Memorial: First 1986, 1987, 1992, Second 1989, Third 1991.
Kent Kracker: First 1988, Second 1990.
International Lincolnshire Poacher: First 1994, Second 1997.
Lydden International: International First 1979, 1980, 1984, Second 1977, 1981, 1982, 1983 National First 1974 (2).
Salisbury Sizzler: First 1991, 1995, 1996, 2004.
Sandford Super: Third 1991.
Scintillator: First 1992, 1996.
Sussex Super: First 1985, 1988, 1990, 1991, Third 1992.
Westcountry Winner: Second 2006, Third 2004.
Wimborne Whoppa: First 1995, Second 1987, 1997, 1998, Third 1988.

 

Continental Honours

Teterow Golden Helmet Winner: 1998, 2003,
Tetrow Bergring Cup Winner: 1994, 1998.

 

Club Successes

2006: Second Tonbridge.

 

Continental Successes

2005: Third Nidda; 2003: Third Klein Krotzenburg; 2001: Second Eenrum, Third Bad Hersfeld, 2000: Second Nidda; Third Klein Krotzenburg, Bad Hersfeld; 1999: First Bad Hersfeld, Second Hertingen, Nidda, Teterow; 1998: First Nidda x2, Second Klein Krotzenburg; 1997: Third Bad Hersfeld, Melsungen.

 

British Speedway Clubs

Crayford (1982-83), Wimbledon (1982), Hackney (1984-85, 1987), Wolves (1984), Milton Keynes (1986-90), Sheffield (1988).

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