1972 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1972 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1972 Individual Speedway World Championship.

Attendance was estimated to be around 75,000.

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 New Zealand (6) Ivan Mauger 13 2 3 2 3 3 13 1 3
2 Sweden (13) Bernt Persson 13 2 3 3 3 2 13 2 2
3 Denmark (16) Ole Olsen 12 F 3 3 3 3 12 3
4 Sweden (15) Christer Löfqvist 11 3 2 3 0 3 11 4
5 England (14) John Louis 11 1 2 3 2 3 11 5
6 Soviet Union (7) Aleksandr Pavlov 8 1 3 0 3 1 8 6
7 Sweden (4) Anders Michanek 8 X 2 2 2 2 8 7
8 Poland (3) Paweł Waloszek 6 3 1 0 1 1 6 8
9 Soviet Union (8) Viktor Trofimov 6 0 0 2 2 2 6 9
10 England (12) Nigel Boocock 6 2 1 2 1 0 6 10
11 Soviet Union (10) Viktor Kalmykov 6 1 1 1 2 1 6 11
12 Soviet Union (11) Anatoly Kuzmin 4 3 0 0 1 0 4 12
13 Soviet Union (1) Grigory Khlinovsky 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 13
14 New Zealand (5) Barry Briggs 3 3 F - - - 3 14
15 England (2) Eric Boocock 2 X 0 0 0 2 2 15
16 Soviet Union (9) Valery Gordeev 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 16
R1 Sweden (R1) Jan Simensen 2 2 0 2 R1
R2 Scotland (R2) Jim McMillan 2 1 1 2 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