1936 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1936 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1936 Speedway World Final programme.

The 1936 Individual Speedway World Championship was the first ever Speedway World Championship and was won by Lionel Van Praag of Australia. It was the first of a record 26 times that London's Wembley Stadium would host the World Final with the last being in 1981.

  • 1936 Podium
  1. Gold Australia Lionel Van Praag (Australia)
  2. Silver United Kingdom Eric Langton (Great Britain)
  3. Bronze Australia Bluey Wilkinson (Australia)

World final[edit]

Pos. Rider Semi-Final Points Final Points Final Heats Total Points
1 Australia Lionel Van Praag 12 14 (3,3,3,2,3) 26+3
2 United Kingdom Eric Langton 13 13 (3,3,3,2,2) 26+2
3 Australia Bluey Wilkinson 10 15 (3,3,3,3,3) 25
4 United States Cordy Milne 9 11 (2,2,1,3,3) 20
5 United Kingdom Frank Charles 12 8 (3,3,0,2,0) 20
6 Australia Dicky Case 9 8 (2,0,3,1,2) 17
7 United Kingdom Jack Ormston 9 8 (1,1,2,3,1) 17
8 Australia Vic Huxley 10 7 (1,2,0,2,2) 17
9 United Kingdom George Newton 12 4 (0,0,3,1,0) 16
10 United States Jack Milne 9 6 (1,2,1,0,2) 15
11 Denmark Morian Hansen 10 5 (2,1,2,0,0) 15
12 United Kingdom Bob Harrison 10 5 (0,0,2,0,3) 15
13 United Kingdom Wal Phillips 7 5 (1,1,0,2,1) 12
14 United Kingdom Jack Parker 12 - - 12
15 United Kingdom Ginger Lees 7 4 (2,0,1,0,1) 11
16 United Kingdom Arthur Atkinson 6 3 (0,2,1,0,0) 9
17 United Kingdom Bill Pitcher 6 2 (0,1,X/-,0,1) 8
18 United Kingdom Norman Parker 6 1 (1) 7

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