Australia's Jason Crump has secured the speedway World Championship after claiming seventh place in the Norwegian Grand Prix in Hamar.
The 29-year-old was leading the standings by 17 points going into the final meeting and knew he only had to make the semi-finals to win the title.
Swedish five-time world champion Tony Rickardsson won the grand prix to seal second in the overall standings.
"It was an emotional moment for my team and family," said Crump.
"It's fantastic. I have dreamed of winning the world championship since I was a child and it's great to finally do it.
"I am really pleased it's finally happened and feel very fortunate
to be in this position."
Final Grand Prix standings:
1. J Crump (Aus) 158 pts
2. T Rickardsson (Swe) 155
3. G Hancock (US) 137
4. L Adams (Aus) 131
5. N Pedersen (Den) 113
6. T Gollob (Pol) 113
7. A Jonsson (Swe) 97
8. J Hampel (Pol) 81
9. H Andersen (Den) 80
10. B Pedersen (Den) 78