1951 Individual Speedway World Championship
|1951 Individual Speedway World Championship|
The 1951 Individual Speedway World Championship.
Speedway riders from Sweden, Scotland and Republic of South Africa was started in World Championship first time. Australia's Jack Young became the first British second division rider to win the World Championship. Young won a run-off for the title with British rider Split Waterman and fellow Australian Jack Biggs after all three riders had finished on 12 points.
The 1951 World Final was held before a reported crowd of 93,000 at Wembley Stadium, making it the largest speedway attendance in the stadiums history.
8 events in Great Britain.