Individual Speedway Long Track World Championship

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This is the complete list of Individual Long Track World Championship medalists from 1971 to 2012. Also included are the medalists from 1957 to 1970 when the championship was known as the European Individual Long Track Championship

Medalists[edit]

European Long Track Championship[edit]

Year Venue Winners Runner-up 3rd place
1957 Sweden Solvalla  NOR Basse Hveem  GER Josef Hofmeister  NOR Eric Brafvold
1958 Germany Mühldorf  GER Josef Hofmeister  FIN Aulis Tuominen  AUT Joseph Kamper
1959 Finland Käpylä  GER Josef Hofmeister  FIN Atti Pajari  SWE Olle Nygren
1960 Germany Plattling  GER Josef Hofmeister  GER D. Seidl  GER D. Sinzinger
1961 Norway Oslo  FIN Timo Laine  SWE Ove Fundin  NOR Erik Simonsen
1962 Germany Mühldorf  SWE Bertl Strid  GER Joseph Seidl  FIN Timo Laine
1963 Sweden Malmö  SWE Bertl Strid  DEN Kurt W. Petersen  GER Manfred Poschenreider
1964 Germany Scheeßel  DEN Kurt W. Petersen  FIN Ollie Turunen  GER Manfred Poschenreider
1965 Finland Seinäjoki  SWE Björn Knutsson  FIN Timo Laine  GER Joseph Seidl
1966 Germany Mühldorf  GER Manfred Poschenreider  DEN Kurt W. Petersen  NOR Jon Odegard
1967 Germany Scheeßel  GER Manfred Poschenreider  ENG Don Godden  NOR Jon Odegard
1968 Germany Mühldorf  GER Manfred Poschenreider  ENG Don Godden  DEN Kurt W. Petersen
1969 Norway Oslo  ENG Don Godden  NOR Jon Odegard  DEN Kurt W. Petersen
1970 Germany Scheeßel  NOR Jon Odegard  ENG Don Godden  GER Hans Zierk

World Long Track Championship[edit]

Year Venue Winners Runner-up 3rd place
1971 Norway Oslo  NZL Ivan Mauger  GER Manfred Poschenreider  SWE Runo Wedin
1972 West Germany Mühldorf  NZL Ivan Mauger  GER Manfred Poschenreider  NOR Jon Odegard
1973 Norway Oslo  DEN Ole Olsen  GER Hans Seigl  GER Manfred Poschenreider
1974 West Germany Scheeßel  GER Egon Müller  NZL Ivan Mauger  GER Alois Wiesbock
1975 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Radgona  GER Egon Müller  NZL Ivan Mauger  DEN Ole Olsen
1976 Czech Republic Marienbad  NZL Ivan Mauger  DEN Ole Olsen  GER Egon Müller
1977 Denmark Aalborg  SWE Anders Michanek  GER Hans Seigl  DEN Ole Olsen
1978 West Germany Mühldorf  GER Egon Müller  GER Alois Wiesbock  ENG Peter Collins
1979 Czech Republic Marienbad  GER Alois Wiesbock  SWE Anders Michanek  DEN Ole Olsen
1980* West Germany Scheeßel  GER Karl Maier  GER Egon Müller  GER Joseph Aigner
 GER Christop Betzl
1981 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Radgona  ENG Michael Lee  GER Christop Betzl  SWE Anders Michanek
1982 Denmark Korskro  GER Karl Maier  GER Alois Wiesbock  GER Egon Müller
1983 Czech Republic Marienbad  USA Shawn Moran  CZE Jiří Štancl  GER Karl Maier
1984 West Germany Herxheim  DEN Erik Gundersen  GER Egon Müller  GER Karl Maier
1985 Denmark Korskro  ENG Simon Wigg  CZE Jiří Štancl  ENG Peter Collins
1986 West Germany Pfarrkirchen  DEN Erik Gundersen  ENG Peter Collins  SWI Marcel Gerhard
1987 West Germany Mühldorf  GER Karl Maier  ENG Simon Wigg  USA Shawn Moran
1988 West Germany Scheeßel  GER Karl Maier  GER Klaus Lausch  ENG Chris Morton
1989 Czech Republic Marienbad  ENG Simon Wigg  CZE Aleš Dryml, Sr.  GER Karl Maier
1990 Germany Herxheim  ENG Simon Wigg  GER Karl Maier  GER Hans Pingel
1991 Czech Republic Marienbad  GER Gerd Riss  CZE Aleš Dryml, Sr.  DEN Jan O. Pedersen
1992 Germany Pfarrkirchen  SWI Marcel Gerhard  NZL Mitch Shirra  GER Karl Maier
1993 Germany Mühldorf  ENG Simon Wigg  GER Karl Maier  SWI Marcel Gerhard
1994 Czech Republic Marienbad  ENG Simon Wigg  GER Andre Pollehn  GER Gerd Riss
1995 Germany Scheeßel  ENG Kelvin Tatum  ENG Simon Wigg  GER Walter Scherwitzki
1996 Germany Herxheim  GER Gerd Riss  GER Robert Barth  GER Bernd Diener
Year Venue Winners Runner-up 3rd place

Grand Prix Series (since 1997)[edit]

Year Venues Winners Runner-up 3rd place
1997 five events  GER Tom Dunker  ENG Steve Schofield  ENG Glenn Cunningham
1998 five events  ENG Kelvin Tatum  GER Gerd Riss  ENG Steve Schofield
1999 five events  GER Gerd Riss  GER Robert Barth  ENG Kelvin Tatum
2000 five events  ENG Kelvin Tatum  GER Robert Barth  GER Mattias Kroeger
2001 four events  GER Gerd Riss  ENG Kelvin Tatum  GER Robert Barth
2002 five events  GER Robert Barth  GER Gerd Riss  ENG Kelvin Tatum
2003 six events  GER Robert Barth  ENG Kelvin Tatum  GER Gerd Riss
2004 five events  GER Gerd Riss  ENG Kelvin Tatum  GER Roberto Diener
2005 nine events  GER Robert Barth  GER Gerd Riss  ENG Paul Hurry
2006 five events  GER Robert Barth  FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi  GER Gerd Riss
2007 three events  GER Gerd Riss  FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi  FRA Mathieu Tresarrieu
2008 four events  GER Gerd Riss  ENG Glen Phillips  NED Dirk Fabriek
2009 five events  GER Gerd Riss  FRA Stephane Tresarrieu  NED Dirk Fabriek
2010
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six events  FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi  NED Theo Pijper  GER Richard Speiser
2011
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six events  FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi  GER Richard Speiser  GER Stefan Katt
2012
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six events  FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi  GER Martin Smolinski  CZE Josef Franc
Year Venues Winners Runner-up 3rd place

* Alois Wiesbock of West Germany finished 2nd but was later Disqualified for having an oversize engine. Egon Müller was uprated to 2nd while both Joseph Aigner and Christop Betzl who finished equal in 4th were uprated to 3rd

References[edit]

Books
  • Loader, Tony (1991). Loader's International Speedway Annual 1991. Tony Loader. pp. 31–33. ISSN 1036-4404. 

See also[edit]