British Senior Open Final Rider Statistics

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BRITISH INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALLISTS

GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL
Dave Hemsley 5 2 2 9
Lee Aris 4 4 2 10
Derek Garnett 4 2 4 10
John Watchman 3 4 2 9
Kevin Greenhalgh 3 3 2 8
Andy Angell 3 1 4
Martyn Hepworth 2 1 3
Vic Hinchliffe 2 1 3
Phil Howells 2 1 3
Jim Varnish 2 1 3
Colin Wheeler 2 1 1 4
Gavin Wheeler 2 1 3
Ron Bagley 1 1
Mark Boaler 1 1 2
Les Bowden 1 1 2
Joshua Brooke 1 1 1 3
Dave Chivers 1 1 2
Andre Cross 1 1 1 3
Roger Ellis 1 1 1 3
Shaun Ellis 1 1
Martin Gale 1 1 2
Chris Gooch 1 1 2
Lew Grepp 1 1
Myke Grimes 1 1 2
Craig Harcourt 1 1
Paul Heard 1 2 1 4
Denis Hubble 1 1
Rob Hunt 1 1
Sandy McGillivray 1 1
Rod Mills 1 2 3
Brian Moston 1 1 2
Ben Mould 1 1 1 3
Terry Norman 1 1 2
Geoff Patman 1 2 1 4
Zac Payne 1 1
Jack Pennington 1 1
Stuart Potter 1 1
Tom Reed 1 1
Mike Richards 1 1
Pip Serbert 1 1
Tim Snook 1 2 3
Chris Strutt 1 1
Kevin Sutton 1 1 2
Derek Tegg 1 1
Bryan Wood 1 1
Pete Young 1 1 2
Shaun Woodhouse 3 2 5
Andrew Jackson 2 3 5
John Watling 2 2 4
Allan Miller 1 1 2
Lewis Osborne 1 1 2
Jason Pratt 1 1 2
Chris Timms 1 1 2
Tony Birch 1 1
Pete Blackwell 1 1
Mike Cockroft 1 1
John Colbert 1 1
Mick Crawley 1 1
Dixie Dean 1 1
Ewie Edwards 1 1
Malcolm Flood 1 1
Andy Franks 1 1
John Goodyear 1 1
Julian Hardy 1 1
Steve Harris 1 1
Martyn Hollebon 1 1
Derek Knight 1 1
Derek Lockwood 1 1
Mark Newey 1 1
Les Perrett 1 1
Jackie Pinkerton 1 1
Charlie Rumbold 1 1
John Varnish 1 1
Mark Griffiths 2 2
Phil Pilbrow 2 2
Norman Venson 2 2
Lewis Bates 1 1
Pete Bury 1 1
Dave Butcher 1 1
Ray Coward 1 1
Wally Dighton 1 1
Pete Fraser 1 1
Gus Garnett 1 1
Terry Greenway 1 1
Alan Harrison 1 1
Clive Hurrell 1 1
Tam Low 1 1
Craig Marchant 1 1
Bill McGuinness 1 1
Mike Parkins 1 1
Bill Powell 1 1
Bill Savage 1 1
Darren Slater 1 1
Malcolm Smith 1 1
Marcus Wadhams 1 1
Jeff Weaver 1 1
John Whiting 1 1

CONSECUTIVE FINALS
18
– Steve Harris (1994-2011)

15 – Lee Aris (1997-2011)

13 – Norman Venson (1992-2004)

12 – Jason Ashford (1991-2002), Kevin Greenhalgh (1969-1980)

11 – Andy Angell (2008-2018)

10 – Derek Garnett (1959-1968), Paul Heard (2010-2019), Dave Hemsley (1989-1998), Ben Mould (2010-2019), Mark Boaler (2006-2015)

9 –  Shaun Woodhouse (1999-2006)

8 – Chris Timms (2011-2018), Terry Norman (2003-2010), Geoff Patman (1975-1982), John Watchman (1973-1980)

7 – Martyn Hepworth (1986-1992), Pip Serbert (1974-1980), Gavin Wheeler (1997-2003)

6 – Les Bowden (1981-1986), Roger Ellis (1976-1981), Allan Miller (1978-1983), Myke Grimes (2014-2019), Dave Hemsley (2000-2005)

5 – Craig Harcourt (1991-1995), Andrew Jackson (1993-1997), Derek Knight (1974-1978), Brian Moston (1959-1963), Mark Newey (1995-1999), Adam Peck (2007-2011), John Watling (1961-1965), Colin Wheeler (1975-1979), Zac Payne (2015-2019)

4 – Tony Birch (1983-1986), Dave Chivers (1960-1963), Andre Cross (1987-1990), Alan Guest (1978-1981), John Goodyear (1984-1987), Mark Griffiths (1989-1992), Vic Hinchcliffe (1961-1964), Chris Jewkes (2004-2007), Rod Mills (1965-1968), Allan Miller (1985-1988), Phil Pilbrow (1980-1983), Fred Rothwell (1971-1974), Pete Young (1996-1999)

YEARS BETWEEN FINALS

31 – Steve Harris (1986-2017)

28 – Ian Woodhouse (1977-2005)

27 – Roger Ellis (1965-1992), Dave Hemsley (1989-2016)

25 – Paul Dyson (1981-2006), Derek Garnett (1954-1979)

24– Mark Griffiths (1989-2013)

22 – Colin Wheeler  (1962-1984)

21 – Frank Finnigan (1978-1999), Mark Newey (1988-2009)

20 – Geoff Patman (1968-1988)

19 – Terry Norman (1995-2014)

18 – Dave Parsons (1969-1987), Ade Gale (1982-2000), Lee Aris (1997-2015), Denis Hubble (1985-2003)

17 – Mike Baugh (1975-1992), Andy Franks (1982-1999), Phil Pilbrow (1977-1994), Norman Venson (1987-2004), John Watchman (1967-1984), Craig Marchant (1998-2015)

16 – Alan Cox (1980-1996), Mike Parkins (1962-1978), Phil Howells (1995-2011)

15 – Allan Miller (1973-1988), Chris Jewkes (2004-2019), Gavin Wheeler (1997-2012)

14– Lewis Bates (1998-2012), Clive Hurrell (1965-1979)

13 – Ian Clark (1983-1996), Kevin Greenhalgh (1967-1980), John Watling (1961-1974), Pete Young (1991-2004), Lewis Osborne (2006-2019)

12 – Brian Moston (1951-1963), John Whiting (1968-1979)

11 – Jason Ashford (1991-2002), Andre Cross (1987-1998), Josh Brooke (2008-2019), John Whiting (1968-1979)

10 – Alan Guest (1978-1988), Vic Haines (1966-1976), Adam Peck (2005-2015), Chris Timms (2008-2018), Andy Angell (2008-2018)

DEBUT WINNERS

Riders who won the title on their first final appearance.

Lew Grepp 1951, Jack Pennington 1954, Ron Bagley 1955, Bryan Wood 1956, Derek Tegg 1957, Sandy McGillivray 1958, Dave Chilvers 1960, Vic Hinchliffe 1961, Mike Richards 1962, Chris Gooch 1966, Stuart Potter 1970, Martin Gale 1988

MAXI-MEN

15 Points

1951 Lew Grepp

1954 Jack Pennington

1965 Derek Garnett

1967 Rod Mills

1972 Derek Garnett

20 Points

2006 Lee Aris

2007 Myke Grimes

CLOSEST FINISHES

Title tie-break after riders finished level on points.
Four Rider Tie-Breaks

1974 – Kevin Greenhalgh, Derek Knight, Mike Parkins, Fred Rothwell – 12 points
1992 – Dave Hemsley, Mark Short, Jason Pratt, Julian Hardy – 16 points
2002 – Gavin Wheeler, Lee Aris, Darren Slater, Shaun Woodhouse – 17 points

CONSECUTIVE VICTORIES

3

Kevin Greenhalgh (1973 and 1974), Dave Hemsley (1994 and 1995), Lee Aris (2006 and 2007)

BIGGEST VICTORIES

3 points

Rob Hunt (1952), Vic Hinchliffe (1964), Derek Garnett (1965), Rod Mills (1967), Phil Howells (2003), Lee Aris (2006)

OLDEST WINNERS

2005 Terry Norman – 35 years, 4 months
1972 Derek Garnett – 35 years, 2 months
1979 Colin Wheeler – 35 years, 1 month
1982 John Watchman – 34 years, 0 months

OLDEST FINALISTS

2017 Steve Harris – 49 years, 3 months

2013 Mark Griffiths – 46 years, 4 months
1992 Roger Ellis – 45 years, 4 months
2012 Errol Thaw – 45 years, 2 months
2006 Paul Dyson – 44 years, 9 months
2014 Terry Norman – 44 years  4 months
2005 Ian Woodhouse – 44 years, 3 months
1979 Derek Garnett – 42 years, 1 month
2009 Mark Newey – 41 years, 2 months


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