British Senior Open Final Rider Statistics

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BRITISH INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP – MEDALISTS

G S B 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
Gavin Wheeler 2 1 3
Colin Wheeler 2 1 1 4
Vic Hinchliffe 2 1 3
Martyn Hepworth 2 1 3
Phil Howells 2 1 3
Jim Varnish 2 1 3
Geoff Patman 1 2 1 4
Rod Mills 1 2 3
Tim Snook 1 2 3
Andre Cross 1 1 1 3
Roger Ellis 1 1 1 3
Martin Gale 1 1 2
Brian Moston 1 1 2
Terry Norman 1 1 2
Kevin Sutton 1 1 2
Pete Young 1 1 2
Chris Timms 1 1 2
Mark Boaler 1 1 2
Les Bowden 1 1 2
Dave Chivers 1 1 2
Chris Gooch 1 1 2
Ron Bagley 1 1
Shaun Ellis 1 1
Lew Grepp 1 1
Craig Harcourt 1 1
Denis Hubble 1 1
Rob Hunt 1 1
Sandy McGillivray 1 1
Jack Pennington 1 1
Stuart Potter 1 1
Tom Read 1 1
Mike Richards 1 1
Pip Serbert 1 1
Chris Strutt 1 1
Derek Tegg 1 1
Bryan Wood 1 1
Shaun Woodhouse 3 2 5
Andrew Jackson 2 3 5
John Watling 2 2 4
Allan Miller 1 1 2
Jason Pratt 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
Malcom 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
Lewis Osborne 1 1
Les Perrett 1 1
Jackie Pinkerton 1 1
Mark Short 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 Garrett 1 1
Terry Greenway 1 1
Alan Harrison 1 1
Clive Hurrell 1 1
Tam Low 1 1
Craig Marchant 1 1
Bill McGuiness 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)

10 – Derek Garnett (1959-1968), Dave Hemsley (1989-1998)

9 – Mark Boaler (2006-2014), Terry Norman (2003-2010), Geoff Patman (1975-1982), John Watchman (1973-1980), Shaun Woodhouse (1999-2006)

7 – Andy Angell (2008-2014), 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)

5 – Craig Harcourt (1991-1995), Paul Heard (2010–2014), Andrew Jackson (1993-1997), Derek Knight (1974-1978), Brian Moston (1959-1963), Ben Mould (2010-2014), Mark Newey (1995-1999), Adam Peck (2007-2011), John Watling (1961-1965), Colin Wheeler (1975-1979)

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), Chris Timms ( 2011-2014), Phil Pilbrow (1980-1983), Fred Rothwell (1971-1974), Pete Young (1996-1999)

YEARS BETWEEN FINALS

28 – Ian Woodhouse (1977-2005), Steve Harris (1986-2014)

27 – Roger Ellis (1965-1992)

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

22 – Colin Wheeler  (1962-1984)

21 – Frank Finnigan (1978-1999), Mark Griffiths (1989-2000), Mark Newey (1988-2009)

20 – Geoff Patman (1968-1988)

19 – Denis Hubble (1985-2003)

18 – Dave Parsons (1969-1987), Ade Gale (1982-2000)

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

16 – Alan Cox (1980-1996), Dave Hemsley (1989-2005), Mike Parkins (1962-1978)

15 – Allan Miller (1973-1988), Terry Norman (1995-2010)

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

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

11 – Jason Ashford (1991-2002), Phil Howells (1995-2006)

10 – Alan Guest (1978-1988), Vic Haines (1966-1976)

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

Lew Grepp 1951, Jack Pennington 1954, Derek Garnett 1965, Rod Mills 1967, Derek Garnett 1972 (15 points); Lee Aris 2006 (20 points)

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

2013 Mark Griffiths – 46 years, 4 months
2014 Steve Harris – 46 years, 3 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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