It Happened This Week - 2008

11/08/19

16th August 2008 former Pirate Leigh Adams competed in his 100th GP round.

The new centurion celebrated in style with victory at Malilla, Sweden beating Hans Andersen, Nicki Pedersen and fellow Aussie Jason Crump in the final.

It was Adams' second GP success of the season, he had also claimed victory three months earlier in the second round of the series at Leszno Poland.

Adams, a two-season Pirate (1989 and 2003) scoring 944 points (inc bonus) in Poole colours, made 115 GP appearances which saw 17 rostrum finishes and included 8 titles. He totalled 1,280 GP points.

Adams was also a winner in his half-century appearance, taking the Slovenian GP in 2003 at Krsko.

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