Ondřej Smetana

(b: 2 May 1995, Mořina, Czech Republic) started his Speedway experience in 2008 and also competed in the Marketa Cup at Prague.

After two years of experience competing in many rounds of the Czech Championship and Marketa Cup, he took part in the European Championship, still at 125cc level in Lomperssum, Holland, where he finished in a creditable seventh place.Up until 2011 Ondřej rode for pdk club Grepl Mšeno, and then moved to Prague’s AK Marketa team to push his career’s overall progression, then in 2012, he reached the final of the Under-21 European Junior Championship and finished 14th.

He then went on to race as a member of the Czech junior team but now takes the big step to join the UK Championship scene with Newcastle having races a few second half races at the Byker track last season. 

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