1987 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1987 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1987 Individual Speedway World Championship was contested for the one and only time over two days. The scores from both meetings were combined to produce the eventual winner.

The 1987 Final was the first time the World Final was held in the Netherlands.

The 1987 Speedway World Final programme.

World final[edit]

Day 1[edit]

Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 United States Sam Ermolenko (3,1,3,3,3) 13
2 Denmark Erik Gundersen (3,3,3,3,1) 13
3 Denmark Hans Nielsen (1,3,3,2,3) 12
4 England Jeremy Doncaster (2,3,2,2,3) 12
5 Sweden Per Jonsson (3,2,1,3,2) 11
6 Denmark Jan O. Pedersen (2,2,1,3,2) 10
7 Sweden Jimmy Nilsen (3,3,2,0,1) 9
8 New Zealand Mitch Shirra (2,0,0,2,3) 7
9 England Simon Cross (2,1,2,1,1) 7
10 United States John Cook (1,2,1,1,2) 7
11 Czech Republic Antonín Kasper, Jr. (1,0,2,2,0) 5
12 England Chris Morton (0,2,0,1,2) 5
13 Germany Gerd Riss (0,1,3,-,0) 4
14 Czech Republic Roman Matousek (1,1,1,0,0) 3
15 Netherlands Henny Kroeze (0,0,0,0,1) 1
16 Poland Roman Jankowski (0,0,0,0,0) 0
R1 Denmark Peter Ravn (1) 1
R2 Soviet Union Władimir Trofimow did not ride -

Day 2[edit]

Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 Denmark Hans Nielsen (3,3,3,3,3) 15
2 Sweden Jimmy Nilsen (3,3,2,2,3) 13
3 Denmark Erik Gundersen (1,1,3,3,3) 11
4 United States Sam Ermolenko (3,2,1,3,2) 11
5 Sweden Per Jonsson (2,2,2,2,3) 11
6 Denmark Jan O. Pedersen (1,3,1,2,2)) 9
7 United States John Cook (3,0,3,1,1) 8
8 Poland Roman Jankowski (1,1,1,3,2) 8
9 England Jeremy Doncaster (0,2,2,2,2) 8
10 Germany Gerd Riss (2,2,2,1,1) 8
11 New Zealand Mitch Shirra (2,3,0,0,0) 5
12 Czech Republic Antonín Kasper, Jr. (0,0,3,1,0) 4
13 England Chris Morton (1,1,0,1,1) 4
14 England Simon Cross (2,0,0,0,1) 3
15 Czech Republic Roman Matousek (0,1,1,0,0) 2
16 Netherlands Henny Kroeze (0,0,0,0,0) 0
R1 Denmark Peter Ravn did not ride -
R2 Soviet Union Władimir Trofimow did not ride -

Final standings[edit]

Pos. Rider Scores Total
1 Denmark Hans Nielsen 12+15 27
2 Denmark Erik Gundersen 13+11 24+3
3 United States Sam Ermolenko 13+11 24+2
4 Sweden Jimmy Nilsen 9+13 22
5 Sweden Per Jonsson 11+11 22
6 England Jeremy Doncaster 12+8 20
7 Denmark Jan O. Pedersen 10+9 19
8 United States John Cook 7+8 15
9 New Zealand Mitch Shirra 7+5 12
10 Germany Gerd Riss 4+8 12
11 England Simon Cross 7+3 10
12 Czech Republic Antonín Kasper, Jr. 5+4 9
13 England Chris Morton 5+4 9
14 Poland Roman Jankowski 0+8 8
15 Czech Republic Roman Matousek 3+2 5
16 Netherlands Henny Kroeze 1+0 1
R1 Denmark Peter Ravn 1 1
R2 Soviet Union Władimir Trofimow did not ride -

References[edit]

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

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