Defending World Speedway Champ Third at British Grand Prix

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Jason Crump is familiar with being on the podium. The two-time World Speedway Champion is back on track after a few setbacks. He finished third at the Millennium Indoor Stadium at Cardiff, Wales.

Jason Crump adds 15 points to total, photo by Mike Patrick
Jason Crump adds 15 points to total, photo by Mike Patrick
A record breaking crowd of 41,247 die-hard speedway fans attended one of the most prestigious events on the Grand Prix calendar. The British fans watched a new local hero rise to victory in his first year of competition. Chris Harris was the surprise winner as he stormed from behind to take the win ahead of American Greg Hancock and Australian Jason Crump.
Jason Crump injured at Sweden, photo by Mike Patrick
Jason Crump injured at Sweden, photo by Mike Patrick

Jason Crump back on track in Great Britain, photo by Mike Patrick
Jason Crump back on track in Great Britain, photo by Mike Patrick

Crump is a three-time winner of the British Grand Prix, and was pleased with his latest result. He added 15 valuable points to his overall standings. “I am just happy to be back on the podium after a pretty lean year so far,” said Crump. “It was important for me to get a good result to remain a contender in the title chase. The points gap has narrowed just a little bit but it is heading in the right direction.”

The Australian ace uses K&N Engineering products. “K&N Filters has been a long time supporter of mine,” said Crump. “Speedway is dirt track racing so having the right filtration is paramount. The air filter is the most important part of the engine for performance and reliability. It must stop foreign objects from getting in and provide constant airflow for maximum engine performance. K&N delivers every time.”

Crump crashed in round three of the 2007 World Speedway Series at Sweden’s Eskilstuna arena. He was unable to continue the race after suffering injuries to his shoulder and collarbone. He refused to give up and raced at Denmark’s National indoor Arena in Copenhagen, Sweden two weeks later where he added nine points to his overall standings.

“It’s five down and six to go, so there is still time to play catch up with the leaders,” said Crump. “I just need to get a great result in Prague in four weeks and then maintain that same consistency for the remainder of the series. I will be giving it my best shot.”

Crump won the Under 21 World Championship when he was 19-years-old in 1995 using K&N Filters. “I also won the World Speedway Championship in 2004 and 2006 using K&N products,” said Crump. “It is my plan to use K&N exclusively until the end of my career.”

Crump is currently in 6th place in the World Championship Standings.

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