1978 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1978 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1978 Individual Speedway World Championship.

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 Denmark (15) Ole Olsen 13 3 2 2 3 3 13 1
2 England (13) Gordon Kennett 12 2 3 2 2 3 12 2
3 United States (2) Scott Autrey 11 3 2 1 3 2 11 3 3
4 England (12) Dave Jessup 11 E 3 3 3 2 11 4 2
5 Poland (9) Jerzy Rembas 11 3 1 3 1 3 11 5 1
6 England (1) Malcolm Simmons 10 2 2 2 2 2 10 6
7 England (6) Michael Lee 9 3 1 3 2 0 9 7
8 New Zealand (14) Ivan Mauger 8 F 3 2 0 3 8 8
9 Australia (16) John Titman 7 1 2 F 3 1 7 9
10 Sweden (3) Anders Michanek 7 1 3 0 2 1 7 10
11 Finland (4) Ila Teromaa 6 0 1 3 F 2 6 11
12 Czechoslovakia (11) Jan Verner 5 2 1 1 0 1 5 12
13 Poland (8) Marek Cieślak 5 2 0 1 1 1 5 13
14 Sweden (10) Jan Andersson 3 1 0 1 1 0 3 14
15 Czechoslovakia (7) Jiří Štancl 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 15
16 Czechoslovakia (5) Petr Ondrašík 0 F 0 0 0 0 0 16
R1 Sweden (R1) Bernt Persson 0 0 R1
R2 Czechoslovakia (R2) Zdenek Kudrna 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