1961 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1961 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1961 Individual Speedway World Championship.


Overseas Series[edit]

British 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 New Zealand (7) Barry Briggs 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 United Kingdom (3) Peter Craven 14 3 2 3 3 3 14 2
3 New Zealand (12) Ronnie Moore 12 3 3 3 2 1 12 3
4 United Kingdom (5) Ken McKinlay 9 0 3 2 1 3 9 4
5 United Kingdom (1) Ron How 9 2 2 2 0 3 9 5
6 United Kingdom (4) Bob Andrews 9 1 2 2 3 1 9 6
7 Australia (16) Ray Cresp 8 1 1 3 2 1 8 7
8 United Kingdom (15) Mike Broadbanks 7 3 1 1 0 2 7 8
9 United Kingdom (14) Cyril Maidment 7 2 3 1 1 0 7 9
10 United Kingdom (9) Ronnie Genz 7 1 1 2 1 2 7 10
11 Australia (6) Jack Young 7 1 1 1 2 2 7 11
12 South Africa (11) Doug Davies 5 0 0 0 3 2 5 12
13 Australia (8) Neil Street 5 2 0 0 2 1 5 13
14 Australia (2) Peter Moore 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 14
15 Australia (10) Jack Scott 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 15
16 United Kingdom (13) Nigel Boocock 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Cliff Taylor 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


Scandinavian Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 Sweden Ove Fundin 14
2 Denmark Arne Pander 13
3 Sweden Bjorn Knutsson 13
4 Sweden Per-Tage Svensson 12
5 Sweden Evert Andersson 10
6 Sweden Gote Nordin 10
7 Sweden Leif Larsson 8
8 Sweden Rune Sormander 8
9 Sweden Goran Norlen 7
10 Sweden Arne Carlsson 7
11 Sweden Soren Sjosten 6
12 Sweden Joel Jansson 5
13 Sweden Bernt Nilsson 3
14 Finland Timo Laine 2
15 Norway Rolf Westerberg 1
16 Sweden Curt Eldh 2
R1 Norway Aage Hansen dnr
R1 Finland Kalevi Lahtinen dnr


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 Sweden (8) Ove Fundin 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Sweden (11) Björn Knutsson 14 3 3 3 2 3 14 2
3 Soviet Union (3) Igor Plechanov 11 3 2 1 3 2 11 3
4 Sweden (4) Rune Sormander 10 2 1 3 3 1 10 4
5 Poland (6) Florian Kapala 10 2 3 2 2 1 10 5
6 Poland (12) Stanislaw Tkocz 10 1 0 3 3 3 10 6
7 Sweden (15) Gote Nordin 9 3 1 2 1 2 9 7
8 East Germany (16) Josef Hoffmeister 9 2 2 1 1 3 9 8
9 Sweden (5) Leif Larsson 8 1 2 1 2 2 8 9
10 Poland (9) Henryk Zyto 7 2 3 2 F - 7 10
11 Sweden (2) Evert Andersson 6 1 2 0 1 2 6 11
12 Sweden (10) Per-Tage Svensson 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 12
13 Sweden (14) Goran Norlen 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 13
14 Poland (7) Mieczysław Połukard 1 0 0 1 - - 1 14
15 Poland (13) Marian Kaiser 1 1 F E E 0 1 15
16 Poland (1) Kaziemirz Bentke 0 NS NS NS NS NS 0 16
R1 Austria (R1) Josef Bossner 3 1 1 1 3 R1
R2 Austria (R2) Johan Hartl 0 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

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 (6) Ove Fundin 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 1
2 Sweden (4) Björn Knutsson 12 3 3 3 F 3 12 2 3
3 Sweden (13) Göte Nordin 12 2 2 2 3 3 12 3 2
4 New Zealand (15) Barry Briggs 12 1 3 3 2 3 12 4 1
5 United Kingdom (2) Bob Andrews 10 2 2 2 1 3 10 5
6 New Zealand (16) Ronnie Moore 10 3 1 2 2 2 10 6
7 Poland (3) Florian Kapala 8 0 2 2 3 1 8 7
8 Sweden (7) Rune Sörmander 7 2 1 0 3 1 7 8
9 United Kingdom (9) Ron How 7 2 3 1 1 0 7 9
10 United Kingdom (8) Peter Craven 6 F 2 3 0 1 6 10
11 Scotland (10) Ken McKinlay 5 3 F 1 1 E 5 11
12 United Kingdom (12) Cyril Maidment 4 1 0 1 2 0 4 12
13 Soviet Union (1) Igor Plechanov 4 1 0 1 0 2 4 13
14 Australia (5) Ray Cresp 3 F 1 0 F 2 3 14
15 Poland (11) Stanislav Tkocz 3 0 0 0 2 1 3 15
16 United Kingdom (14) Mike Broadbank 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 16
R1 Australia (R1) Jack Young 0 0 R1
R2 Sweden (R2) Leif Larsson 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

References[edit]

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