1977 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1977 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1977 Individual Speedway World Championship.

Overseas Series[edit]

Australasian Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Total
1 New Zealand Ivan Mauger 14+3
2 Australia Phil Crump 14+2
3 Australia John Boulger 14+1
4 Australia Billy Sanders 12
5 Australia Phil Herne 11
6 New Zealand Barry Briggs 9
7 Australia Ricky Day 9
8 New Zealand Mitch Shirra 8
9 Australia Mike Farrell 7
10 Australia John Titman 7
11 New Zealand Colin Farquharson 4
12 New Zealand Larry Ross 4
13 New Zealand Robin Adlington 3
14 New Zealand Mike Fullerton 3
15 New Zealand Roger Wright 1
16 New Zealand John Goodall 0


Nordic Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Total
1 Denmark Ole Olsen 15
2 Finland Ilka Teromaa 14
3 Denmark Finn Thomsen 12
4 Finland Kai Niemi 12
5 Denmark Bo Petersen 10
6 Norway Tom Godal 10
7 Denmark Finn Jensen 9
8 Finland Tormod Langli 8
9 Denmark Gunnar Svendsen 7
10 Finland Markku Helminen 5
11 Denmark Erling Rasmussen 5
12 Norway Trond Skretting 4
13 Finland Esa Mattila (Res) 3
14 Finland Rauli Mäkinen (Res) 2
15 Norway Geir Aasland 1
16 Finland Pentti Mattila (Res) 1
17 Norway Ingve Madland 0
18 Finland Ari Koponen 0
19 Norway Stein R Pedersen 0


Swedish Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Total
1 Sweden Anders Michanek 44
2 Sweden Bengt Jansson 38
3 Sweden Bernt Persson 32
4 Sweden Tommy Nilsson 30
5 Sweden Sören Karlsson 29
6 Sweden Jan Andersson 27
7 Sweden Rickard Hellsén 27
8 Sweden Christer Sjösten 24
9 Sweden Sören Sjösten 21
10 Sweden Tommy Johansson 19
11 Sweden Hans Holmqvist 15
12 Sweden Jan Simensen 15
13 Sweden Åke Fridell 14
14 Sweden Karl-Erik Claesson 13
15 Sweden Börje Klingberg 7
16 Sweden Eddie Davidsson 5
17 Sweden Lars-Åke Andersson 0
18 Sweden Conny Samuelsson 0


British Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Total
1 England Michael Lee 14
2 England Dave Jessup 13
3 England Doug Wyer 12
4 England John Davis 10
5 England Keith White 10
6 England Chris Morton 9
7 England Bob Kilby 9
8 England Gordon Kennett 8
9 England Terry Betts 8
10 England Alan Wilkinson 7
11 England John Louis 6
12 England Martin Ashby 5
13 England Barry Thomas 2
14 England David Gagen 2
15 England Neil Middleditch 2
16 England Malcolm Simmons 0


American Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Total
1 United States Mike Bast 14
2 United States Bruce Penhall 13+3
3 United States Scott Autrey 13+2
4 United States Steve Bast 11
5 United States Rick Woods 10
6 United States Alan Christian 9
7 United States Mike Curoso 9
8 United States Don Sigalos 8
9 United States Steve Gresham 8
10 United States Ron Yarrow 7
11 United States Larry Shaw 6
12 United States Rich MacMurray 5
13 United States Dave Robinson 5
14 United States R. McGill 1
15 United States Dave Faria 1


Continental Final[edit]

  • July 25, 1977
  • Soviet Union Togliatti
  • First 5 to World final plus 1 reserve
Pos. Rider Total
1 Czech Republic Jan Verner 13+3
2 West Germany Egon Müller 13+2
3 Czech Republic Jiří Štancl 13+1
4 Poland Edward Jancarz 11
5 Poland Jan Mucha 11
6 Soviet Union Vladimir Rozhanchuck 10
7 Soviet Union Gregorij Khlynovski 9
8 Poland Boguslaw Nowak 7
9 Poland Jerzy Rembas 6
10 Czech Republic Jan Hadek 5
11 Bulgaria Angel Eftimov 3
12 Netherlands Henny Kroeze 2
13 Poland Marek Cieślak 1
14 Soviet Union Gregorij Ivanov 1
15 Czech Republic Vaclav Verner 0
16 Poland Andrzej Jurczynski 0


Intercontinental Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Total
1 England Peter Collins 15
2 Denmark Ole Olsen 13
3 Australia Billy Sanders 12+3
4 England Michael Lee 12+2
5 New Zealand Ivan Mauger 9
6 Australia John Boulger 9
7 Denmark Finn Thomsen 8
8 England John Davis 7+3
9 England Dave Jessup 7+2
10 Finland Ilka Teromaa 6
11 England Doug Wyer 6
12 Finland Kai Niemi 5
13 England Keith White 4
14 United States Bruce Penhall 3
15 Australia Phil Crump 2
16 United States Mike Bast 1


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
1 New Zealand (7) Ivan Mauger 14 3 2 3 3 3 14 1
2 England (14) Peter Collins 13 3 3 2 2 3 13 2
3 Denmark (9) Ole Olsen 12+3 2 3 3 3 1 12 3
4 England (16) Michael Lee 12+2 2 3 3 2 2 12 4
5 Denmark (3) Finn Thomsen 10 2 3 1 1 3 10 5
6 Sweden (13) Bengt Jansson 8 1 1 2 3 2 9 6
7 West Germany (1) Egon Müller 8 3 2 0 F 3 8 7
8 Sweden (5) Anders Michanek 8 2 E 3 3 E 8 8
9 Australia (11) Billy Sanders 7 3 1 2 0 E 6 9
10 Sweden (4) Tommy Nilsson 6 0 2 E 2 2 6 10
11 Sweden (12) Bernt Persson 6 1 1 2 1 1 6 11
12 Australia (2) John Boulger 5 1 2 E 2 F 5 12
13 Poland (6) Edward Jancarz 4 1 1 1 1 0 4 13
14 Czech Republic (15) Jiří Štancl 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 14
15 Czech Republic (8) Jan Verner 1 0 0 0 1 X 1 15
16 Poland (10) Jan Mucha 0 0 0 1 E X 1 16
R1 Sweden (R1) Sören Karlsson 0 0 R1
R2 Poland (R2) Boguslaw Nowak 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

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