1962 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1962 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1962 Individual Speedway World Championship.

Overseas Series[edit]

Scandinavian Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 Sweden Bjorn Knutsson 14
2 Sweden Gote Nordin 14
3 Sweden Ove Fundin 12
4 Sweden Soren Sjosten 12
5 Sweden Bengt Brannefors 10
6 Sweden Arne Carlsson 9
7 Norway Aage Hansen 8,5
8 Sweden Rune Sormander 8,5
9 Sweden Leif Larsson
10 Denmark Kurt W.Petersen 6
11 Sweden Ake Andersson
12 Sweden Goran Norlen
13 Sweden Inge Gustafsson
14 Norway Sverre Harrfeldt
15 Sweden Willihard Thomsson
16 Sweden Per-Tage Svensson


European Final[edit]

  • June 26, 1962
  • Norway Oslo
Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 Sweden Bjorn Knutsson 3,3,3,3,3 15
2 Sweden Ove Fundin 3,3,3,F,3 12
3 Sweden Gote Nordin 2,3,3,2,2 12
4 Sweden Soren Sjosten 3,2,1,3,3 10
5 Soviet Union Igor Plechanov 2,2,1,2,3 10
6 Sweden Arne Carlsson F,1,2,3,3 9
7 Poland Paweł Waloszek 2,1,2,3,1 9
8 Sweden Rune Sormander 2,2,2,1,2 9
9 Poland Henryk Zyto 1,3,0,1,2 7
10 Norway Aage Hansen 3,1,1,1,1 7
11 Poland Marian Kaiser 0,2,3,0,1 6
12 Poland Florian Kapala 0,0,0,3,1 4
13 Czechoslovakia Luboš Tomíček, Sr. 1,0,2,E,E 3
14 Sweden Bengt Brannefors 1,0,0,2,E 3
15 Poland Stanislaw Tkocz F,1,1,0,0 2
16 Soviet Union Farid Shainurov 1,0,0,1,0 2

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 United Kingdom (14) Peter Craven 14 3 2 3 3 3 14 1
2 New Zealand (2) Barry Briggs 13 1 3 3 3 3 13 2
3 Sweden (10) Ove Fundin 10 3 0 1 3 3 10 3 3
4 Sweden (6) Björn Knutsson 10 3 1 E 3 3 10 4 2
5 New Zealand (3) Ronnie Moore 9 3 3 E 2 1 9 5
6 United Kingdom (9) Bob Andrews 9 0 3 2 2 2 9 6
7 Scotland (7) Ken McKinlay 9 2 2 3 2 F 9 7
8 Sweden (1) Göte Nordin 9 2 2 2 1 2 9 8
9 Sweden (4) Sören Sjösten 8 0 3 2 1 2 8 9
10 Soviet Union (11) Igor Plechanov 7 1 1 3 1 1 7 10
11 Sweden (13) Rune Sörmander 7 2 1 0 2 2 7 11
12 United Kingdom (12) Ron How 6 2 2 2 0 0 6 12
13 Sweden (16) Arne Carlsson 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 13
14 Poland (5) Paweł Waloszek 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 14
15 United Kingdom (15) Mike Broadbank 2 1 E 0 0 1 2 15
16 United Kingdom (8) Ron Mountford 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Nigel Boocock 0 0 R1
R2 Poland (R2) Henryk Żyto 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