1960 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1960 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1960 Individual Speedway World Championship.


Overseas Series[edit]

Scandinavian Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 Sweden Olle Nygren 14+3
2 Sweden Gote Nordin 14+2
3 Norway Aage Hansen 13
4 Sweden Rune Sormander 12
5 Sweden Curt Nyqvist 10
6 Sweden Bjorn Knutsson 10
7 Sweden Goran Norlen 9
8 Sweden Alf Jonsson 9
9 Denmark Arne Pander 6
10 Norway Sverre Harrfeldt 5
11 Sweden Kjell Warenius 5
12 Sweden Evert Andersson 4
13 Sweden Bernt Nilsson 3
14 Sweden Hans Hallberg 2
15 Norway Rolf Westerberg 2
16 Sweden Joel Jannson 2
R1 Sweden Bertil Strid 0


European Final[edit]


Placing Rider Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pts Pos 21
1 Poland (6) Marian Kaiser 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 1
2 Sweden (14) Ove Fundin 13 2 2 3 3 3 13 2
3 Poland (3) Stefan Kwoczala 11 3 3 1 3 1 11 3
4 East Germany (2) Josef Hofmeister 10 0 1 3 3 3 10 4
5 Poland (12) Henryk Zyto 10 2 2 2 1 3 10 5
6 Sweden (1) Rune Sormander 10 2 2 2 2 2 10 6
7 Poland (10) Mieczysław Połukard 9 3 0 3 2 1 9 7 3
8 Czechoslovakia (8) Stanislav Svoboda 9 1 3 2 0 3 9 8 2
9 Norway (15) Aage Hansen 8 3 2 1 2 0 8 9
10 Sweden (4) Olle Nygren 6 1 1 2 1 1 6 10
11 Sweden (5) Curt Nyqvist 4 2 0 0 0 2 4 11
12 Poland (16) Jan Malinowski 4 0 0 1 1 2 4 12
13 Czechoslovakia (9) Frantisek Richter 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 13
14 Sweden (13) Gote Nordin 4 1 0 1 2 0 4 14
15 Sweden (7) Bjorn Knutsson 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 15
16 Sweden (11) Goran Norlen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
R1 Sweden (R1) Alf Jonsson 0 0 R1
Placing Rider Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pts Pos 21

m - exclusion for exceeding two minute time allowance • t - exclusion for touching the tapes • x - other exclusion • e - retired or mechanical failure • f - fell • ns - non-starter • nc - non-classify

gate A - inside gate B gate C gate D - outside


World Final[edit]


Placing Rider Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pts Pos 21
1 Sweden (2) Ove Fundin 14 3 3 2 3 3 14 1 3
2 New Zealand (12) Ronnie Moore 14 3 3 3 2 3 14 2 2
3 England (7) Peter Craven 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 3 1
4 Australia (11) Peter Moore 12 2 2 3 2 3 12 4
5 New Zealand (13) Ron Johnston 10 3 2 2 1 2 10 5
6 New Zealand (5) Barry Briggs 9 2 1 1 3 2 9 6
7 Poland (14) Stefan Kwoczala 8 1 2 3 1 1 8 7
8 West Germany (6) Josef Hofmeister 6 0 0 2 3 1 6 8
9 Scotland (9) Ken McKinlay 6 0 3 2 1 0 6 9
10 Australia (4) Jack Young 6 1 2 1 2 F 6 10
11 Australia (1) Chum Taylor 5 2 0 0 0 3 5 11
12 Sweden (16) Rune Sörmander 5 2 0 1 1 1 5 12
13 Poland (10) Henryk Żyto 4 1 1 0 2 0 4 13
14 Australia (8) Aub Lawson 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 14
15 Poland (3) Marian Kaiser 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 15
16 England (15) Bryan Elliott 0 0 E E 0 - 0 16
R1 England (R1) Bob Andrews 2 2 2 R1
R2 Poland (R2) Mieczysław Połukard 0 0 R2
Placing Rider Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pts Pos 21

m - exclusion for exceeding two minute time allowance • t - exclusion for touching the tapes • x - other exclusion • e - retired or mechanical failure • f - fell • ns - non-starter • nc - non-classify

gate A - inside gate B gate C gate D - outside

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5