1964 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1964 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1964 Individual Speedway World Championship.

British Qualification[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Preliminary Round
21 June United KingdomRye House United Kingdom Les Owen United Kingdom Tich Read United Kingdom Sandor Levai
18 July United KingdomSwindon United Kingdom Brian Brett Australia Jimmy Gooch New Zealand Barry Briggs
23 July United KingdomOxford United Kingdom Ron How Scotland Ken McKinlay Australia Jimmy Gooch
25 July United KingdomCoventry United Kingdom Bryan Elliot United Kingdom Mike Broadbanks New Zealand Bob Andrews
1 August United KingdomBelle Vue New Zealand Barry Briggs United Kingdom Cyril Maidment United Kingdom Trevor Hedge
1 August United KingdomNorwich United Kingdom Brian Brett United Kingdom Nigel Boocock United Kingdom Jim Ligtfoot
4 August United KingdomWest Ham New Zealand Barry Briggs United Kingdom Brian Brett United Kingdom Nigel Boocock
Final
29 August United KingdomWembley New Zealand Barry Briggs Scotland Ken McKinlay United Kingdom Ron How


British Final[edit]

  • August 29, 1964
  • United Kingdom Wembley
  • First 8 to World Final plus 1 reserve
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 New Zealand (15) Barry Briggs 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Scotland (9) Ken McKinlay 14 3 3 3 2 3 14 2
3 United Kingdom (7) Ron How 12 3 2 3 2 2 12 3
4 United Kingdom (6) Cyril Maidment 11 1 3 3 1 3 11 4
5 United Kingdom (16) Mike Broadbanks 11 2 3 2 3 1 11 5
6 New Zealand (3) Bob Andrews 10 3 1 2 2 2 10 6
7 United Kingdom (8) Nigel Boocock 8 2 1 0 3 2 8 7
8 United Kingdom (5) Dick Fisher 7 F 2 1 1 3 7 8
9 United Kingdom (2) Jim Lightfoot 6 2 0 2 2 0 6 9
10 United Kingdom (12) Trevor Hedge 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 10
11 United Kingdom (4) Ron Mountford 5 1 0 2 0 2 5 11
12 Australia (10) Jimmy Gooch 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 12
13 Australia (14) Bryan Elliot 4 F 1 1 1 1 4 13
14 United Kingdom (11) Billy Bales 3 1 0 1 1 0 3 14
15 United Kingdom (1) Brian Brett 2 0 X 0 2 0 2 15
16 United Kingdom (13) Tadeusz Teodorowicz 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Ronnie Genz 0 0 R1
R2 United Kingdom (R2) Colin Gooddy 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

Scandinavian Qualifications[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Qualifications
26 April SwedenVetlanda Sweden Bjorn Knutsson Sweden Soren Sjosten Sweden Arne Karlson
1 May SwedenVisby Sweden Gote Nordin Sweden Berndt Nilsson Sweden Ove Fundin
14 May SwedenStockholm Sweden Bjorn Knutsson Sweden Soren Sjosten Sweden Gote Nordin
31 May SwedenGislaved Sweden Per Olaf Soderman Norway Sverre Harffeldt Sweden Ove Fundin
31 May FinlandLahti Sweden Bjorn Knutsson Sweden Arne Karlson Sweden Pet Tage Svensson
Final
14 June DenmarkOdense Sweden Bjorn Knutsson Sweden Ove Fundin Sweden Gote Nordin


Scandinavian Final[edit]

  • June 14, 1964
  • Denmark Odense
  • First 8 to European Final plus 1 reserve
Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 Sweden Bjorn Knutsson 15
2 Sweden Ove Fundin 14
3 Sweden Gote Nordin 11
4 Sweden Arne Karlson 10
5 Sweden Per Olaf Soderman 10
6 Sweden Rune Sormander 9
7 Sweden Per Tage Svensson 9
8 Sweden Soren Sjosten 8
9 Sweden Gunnar Malmqvist 8
10 Sweden Leif Larsson 7
11 Sweden Hans Holmqvist 5
12 Sweden Bernt Nilsson 4
13 Sweden Willihard Thomsson 3
14 Sweden Bengt Jansson 3
15 Sweden Bengt Brannefors 2
16 Norway Sverre Harrfeldt 2

Continental Round[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Quarter-Finals
1 May West GermanyNeubrandenburg Poland Andrzej Pogorzelski Soviet Union Boris Samorodov Poland Edmund Migos
1 May CzechoslovakiaMseno Czechoslovakia Antonin Kasper, Sr. Poland Zbigniew Podlecki Czechoslovakia Rudolf Havelka
10 May HungaryMiskolc Poland Marian Rose Poland Antoni Woryna Czechoslovakia Bohumil Bartonek
10 May Socialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaZagreb Poland Andrzej Wyglenda Soviet Union Vitalij Shilo Soviet Union Gennadij Kurilenko
Semi-Finals
6 June Soviet UnionLvov Poland Andrzej Wyglenda Poland Andrzej Pogorzelski Soviet Union Gennadij Kurilenko
7 June PolandWarsaw Poland Antoni Woryna Poland Zbigniew Podlecki Soviet Union Igor Plechanov
Continental Final
20 June CzechoslovakiaSlany Soviet Union Igor Plechanov Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Volf, Jr. Soviet Union Boris Samorodov
European Final
28 June PolandWroclaw Poland Zbigniew Podlecki Sweden Bjorn Knutsson Soviet Union Boris Samorodov


Continental Final[edit]

  • June 20, 1964
  • Czechoslovakia Slany
  • First 8 to European Final plus 1 reserve
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 Soviet Union (10) Igor Plechanov 13 3 3 3 2 2 13 1
2 Czechoslovakia (11) Jaroslav Volf, Jr. 12 1 3 2 3 3 12 2
3 Soviet Union (12) Boris Samorodov 12 2 3 2 2 3 12 3
4 Poland (2) Zbigniew Podlecki 11 1 2 3 2 3 11 4
5 Soviet Union (16) Jurij Chekranov 10 3 0 3 3 1 10 5
6 Soviet Union (7) Gennadij Kurilenko 10 3 2 2 1 2 10 6
7 Czechoslovakia (15) Antonin Kasper, Sr. 9 2 0 1 3 3 9 7
8 Poland (4) Andrzej Wyglenda 8 3 2 0 1 2 8 8
9 Czechoslovakia (1) Stanislav Kubicek 8 2 1 1 3 1 8 9
10 Poland (3) Marian Rose 6 0 1 2 1 2 6 10
11 Poland (9) Andrzej Pogorzelski 5 0 2 3 0 0 5 11
12 Poland (13) Antoni Woryna 5 0 3 1 1 0 5 12
13 Czechoslovakia (6) Miroslav Smid 5 1 1 0 2 1 5 13
14 Czechoslovakia (5) Rudolf Havelka 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 14
15 Poland (14) Joachim Maj 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 15
16 Soviet Union (8) Konstantin Kristal 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 16
R1 Czechoslovakia (R1) Pavel Mares 0 0 R1
R2 Czechoslovakia (R2) Frantisek Ledecky 0 0 R2
R3 Czechoslovakia (R3) Milan Wagner 0 0 R3
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

European Final[edit]

  • June 28, 1964
  • Poland Wroclaw
  • First 8 to World Final plus 1 reserve
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 Poland (10) Zbigniew Podlecki 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Sweden (5) Bjorn Knutsson 13 3 2 3 2 3 13 2
3 Soviet Union (3) Boris Samorodov 11 3 3 3 1 1 11 3
4 Sweden (8) Ove Fundin 11 2 3 1 3 2 11 4
5 Soviet Union (12) Igor Plechanov 11 2 2 2 3 2 11 5
6 Poland (6) Andrzej Wyglenda 10 0 2 2 3 3 10 6
7 Czechoslovakia (11) Jaroslav Volf, Jr. 10 1 2 3 2 2 10 7
8 Soviet Union (9) Gennadij Kurilenko 9 0 3 2 2 2 9 8
9 Sweden (7) Gote Nordin 6 1 1 1 2 1 6 9
10 Sweden (16) Rune Sormander 6 2 0 1 0 3 6 10
11 Czechoslovakia (13) Antonin Kasper, Sr. 6 3 0 2 1 0 6 11
12 Sweden (4) Per Tage Svennson 3 2 1 0 0 0 3 12
13 Sweden (2) Soren Sjosten 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 13
14 Soviet Union (15) Jurij Chekranov 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 14
15 Sweden (1) Arne Karlson 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 15
16 Sweden (14) Per Olaf Soderman 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 16
R1 Czechoslovakia (R1) Stanislav Kubicek 0 0 R1
R2 Sweden (R2) Gunnar Malmqvist 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

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 New Zealand (6) Barry Briggs 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Soviet Union (14) Igor Plechanov 13 3 2 3 3 2 13 2 3
3 Sweden (5) Ove Fundin 13 2 3 2 3 3 13 3 2
4 Soviet Union (15) Boris Samorodov 11 1 3 3 2 2 11 4
5 Sweden (9) Björn Knutsson 10 3 2 1 1 3 10 5
6 United Kingdom (16) Ron How 10 2 3 2 2 1 10 6
7 United Kingdom (1) Cyril Maidment 8 2 1 1 1 3 8 7
8 Soviet Union (3) Gennady Kurilenko 7 3 2 F 1 1 7 8
9 United Kingdom (2) Nigel Boocock 6 0 1 0 3 2 6 9
10 United Kingdom (10) Mike Broadbank 6 2 E 3 E 1 6 10
11 Scotland (12) Ken McKinlay 6 1 E 1 2 2 6 11
12 Poland (13) Andrzej Wyglenda 4 0 0 2 2 0 4 12
13 United Kingdom (4) Bob Andrews 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 13
14 Poland (8) Zbigniew Podlecki 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 14
15 Czechoslovakia (11) Jaroslav Wolf 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 15
16 United Kingdom (7) Dick Fisher 1 1 0 0 E 0 1 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Jim Lightfoot 0 0 R1
R2 Sweden (R2) Göte Nordin 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