1967 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1967 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1967 Individual Speedway World Championship.

British Qualification[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Preliminary Round
12 May United KingdomNewport United Kingdom Eric Boocock United Kingdom Roy Trigg United Kingdom Ray Wilson
12 May United KingdomHackney New Zealand Ivan Mauger United Kingdom Colin Pratt United Kingdom Malcolm Brown
12 May United KingdomKings Lynn United Kingdom Terry Betts United Kingdom Reg Luckhurst United Kingdom Dave Younghusband
13 May United KingdomEdinburgh United Kingdom George Hunter United Kingdom Ray Wilson United Kingdom Bert Harkins
13 May United KingdomSwindon Australia Charlie Monk United Kingdom Martin Ashby United Kingdom Geoff Mudge
13 May United KingdomCradley Heath United Kingdom Ivor Brown United Kingdom Chris Julian United Kingdom Norman Hunter
15 May United KingdomExeter United Kingdom Nigel Boocock United Kingdom Eric Boocock United Kingdom Martin Ashby
16 May United KingdomWest Ham United Kingdom Rick France United Kingdom Reg Luckhurst United Kingdom Ken McKinlay
17 May United KingdomPoole United Kingdom Ronnie Genz United Kingdom Geoff Mudge New Zealand Barry Briggs
18 May United KingdomSheffield United Kingdom Nigel Boocock United Kingdom John Dews United Kingdom Martin Ashby
18 May United KingdomOxford United Kingdom Roy Trigg United Kingdom Eddie Reeves United Kingdom Peter Moore
18 May United KingdomWimbledon United Kingdom Reg Luckhurst United Kingdom Trevor Hedge United Kingdom Dave Younghusband
19 May United KingdomWolverhampton United Kingdom Ken McKinlay New Zealand Barry Briggs Australia Jim Airey
19 May United KingdomGlasgow Australia Charlie Monk United Kingdom Bob Kilby United Kingdom Maury Mattingley
20 May United KingdomBelle Vue United Kingdom Ronnie Genz United Kingdom Cyril Maidment United Kingdom Colin Pratt
20 May United KingdomCoventry United Kingdom Nigel Boocock United Kingdom Rick France United Kingdom Alf Wells
20 May United KingdomHalifax United Kingdom Dave Younghusband United Kingdom Eric Boocock United Kingdom Ken McKinlay
22 May United KingdomNewcastle New Zealand Ivan Mauger United Kingdom George Hunter United Kingdom Bob Kilby
23 May United KingdomLong Eaton rained
Semi-Finals
13 July United KingdomWimbledon New Zealand Barry Briggs United Kingdom Trevor Hedge United Kingdom Terry Betts
13 July United KingdomSheffield United Kingdom Reg Luckhurst United Kingdom Eric Boocock United Kingdom Colin Pratt
Final
22 August United KingdomWest Ham New Zealand Barry Briggs New Zealand Ivan Mauger United Kingdom Eric Boocock


British Final[edit]

  • August 22, 1967
  • United Kingdom West Ham
  • 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 (6) Barry Briggs 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 New Zealand (12) Ivan Mauger 13 2 3 3 3 2 13 2
3 United Kingdom (13) Eric Boocock 12 3 3 3 2 1 12 3
4 United Kingdom (11) Colin Pratt 11 3 3 1 1 3 11 4
5 United Kingdom (2) Rick France 11 2 2 2 3 2 11 5
6 United Kingdom (16) Ray Wilson 10 0 2 2 3 3 10 6
7 United Kingdom (15) Mike Broadbanks 9 2 1 1 2 3 9 7
8 Australia (14) Jim Airey 8 1 1 3 1 2 8 8
9 United Kingdom (1) Nigel Boocock 7 3 2 0 0 2 7 9
10 United Kingdom (5) Reg Luckhurst 6 2 1 0 2 1 6 10
11 United Kingdom (3) Martin Ashby 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 11
12 United Kingdom (10) Roy Trigg 5 1 0 2 1 1 5 12
13 United Kingdom (7) Terry Betts 3 E 0 E 2 1 3 13
14 United Kingdom (4) Trevor Hedge 3 0 1 1 1 0 3 14
15 United Kingdom (9) Cyril Maidment 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 15
16 United Kingdom (8) George Hunter 1 1 0 0 E 0 1 16
R1 Australia (R1) Charlie Monk 0 0 R1
R2 Australia (R2) Geoff Mudge 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
23 April SwedenMalilla Sweden Ove Fundin Sweden Olle Nygren Sweden Per Olaf Soderman
1 May SwedenVisby Sweden Bernt Persson Sweden Gote Nordin Sweden Hans Holmqvist
4 May DenmarkHillerod Sweden Olle Nygren Sweden Bengt Larsson Sweden Bengt Jansson
4 May SwedenVetlanda Sweden Ove Fundin Sweden Per Olaf Soderman Sweden Gote Nordin
Final
4 June DenmarkHillerod Sweden Ove Fundin Norway Sverre Harrfeldt Sweden Leif Enecrona


Scandinavian Final[edit]

  • June 4, 1967
  • Denmark Hillerod
  • 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 21
1 Sweden (7) Ove Fundin 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Norway (11) Sverre Harrfeldt 13 2 2 3 3 3 13 2
3 Sweden (8) Leif Enecrona 11 1 2 3 2 3 11 3
4 Sweden (13) Bernt Persson 10 3 2 2 0 3 10 4
5 Sweden (2) Olle Nygren 9 2 3 3 1 0 9 5
6 Sweden (9) Bengt Jansson 9 1 3 1 3 1 9 6
7 Sweden (16) Anders Michanek 9 2 0 2 3 2 9 7
8 Sweden (12) Gunnar Malmqvist 7 0 3 1 2 1 7 8
9 Sweden (1) Lars Jansson 7 3 1 1 1 1 7 9
10 Sweden (15) Bengt Larsson 7 F 1 2 2 2 7 10
11 Sweden (3) Per Olaf Soderman 6 - 0 2 2 2 6 11
12 Sweden (4) Gote Nordin 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 12
13 Denmark (6) Ole Olsen 3 2 X 0 1 0 3 13
14 Sweden (14) Sven Sigurd 3 1 2 F - - 3 14
15 Sweden (10) Hans Holmqvist 3 3 F - - - 3 15
16 Norway (5) Per J.Aulie 2 0 - 0 1 1 2 16
R1 Norway (R1) Johnny Faafeng 0 1 0 0 R1
R2 Denmark (R2) Kurt Bogh 0 0 0 0 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

Continental Round[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Quarter-Finals
7 May East GermanyMeissen East Germany Jurgen Hehlert Czechoslovakia Antonin Kasper, Sr. Poland Zbigniew Podlecki
7 May HungaryMiskolc Poland Edmund Migos Czechoslovakia Jan Holub I Poland Andrzej Pogorzelski
7 May West GermanyAbensberg Poland Joachim Maj Poland Pawel Waloszek Soviet Union Gabdrahman Kadyrov
7 May Socialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaMaribor Poland Andrzej Wyglenda Poland Jerzy Trzeszkowski Soviet Union Sergej Lyatosinsky
Semi-Finals
21 May Soviet UnionBalakovo Poland Andrzej Wyglenda Soviet Union Boris Samorodov Soviet Union Gennadij Kurilenko
21 May CzechoslovakiaSlany Poland Antoni Woryna Soviet Union Igor Plechanov Czechoslovakia Jan Holub I
Continental Final
20 August East GermanyKempten Poland Andrzej Wyglenda Poland Jerzy Trzeszkowski Soviet Union Igor Plechanov
European Final
27 August PolandWroclaw Poland Andrzej Wyglenda Poland Andrzej Pogorzelski Soviet Union Igor Plechanov


Continental Final[edit]

  • August 20, 1967
  • East Germany Kempten
  • 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 21
1 Poland (9) Andrzej Wyglenda 14 3 2 3 3 3 14 1
2 Poland (6) Jerzy Trzeszkowski 14 3 3 3 2 3 14 2
3 Soviet Union (13) Igor Plechanov 12 2 3 3 2 2 12 3
4 Poland (8) Andrzej Pogorzelski 11 1 3 2 3 2 11 4
5 Poland (1) Antoni Woryna 10 3 1 2 1 3 10 5
6 Czechoslovakia (7) Jan Holub I 10 2 1 2 3 2 10 6
7 Czechoslovakia (11) Luboš Tomíček, Sr. 9 2 2 1 1 3 9 7
8 East Germany (3) Joachim Dinse 8 2 3 X 3 0 8 8
9 Poland (14) Stanislaw Rurarz 7 1 1 1 2 2 7 9
10 Poland (12) Edmund Migos 6 1 1 3 E 1 6 10
11 Poland (15) Pawel Waloszek 5 3 0 1 1 E 5 11
12 Czechoslovakia (16) Antonín Šváb, Sr. 4 0 2 0 2 0 4 12
13 Czechoslovakia (5) Miroslav Verner 3 0 0 2 1 0 3 13
14 East Germany (2) Jurgen Hehlert 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 14
15 Soviet Union (4) Boris Samorodov 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 15
16 Soviet Union (10) Gennadij Kurilenko 0 0 X - - - 0 16
R1 Czechoslovakia (R1) Antonin Kasper, Sr. 4 2 1 E 1 4 R1
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

European Final[edit]

  • August 27, 1967
  • 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 21
1 Poland (11) Andrzej Wyglenda 14 2 3 3 3 3 14 1
2 Poland (5) Andrzej Pogorzelski 13 3 2 3 3 2 13 2
3 Soviet Union (9) Igor Plechanov 12 0 3 3 3 3 12 3
4 Poland (1) Antoni Woryna 10 3 1 1 2 3 10 4
5 Sweden (16) Bernt Persson 9 3 2 2 1 1 9 5
6 Poland (7) Jerzy Trzeszkowski 8 2 1 E 3 2 8 6
7 Sweden (10) Ove Fundin 8 1 0 3 2 2 8 7
8 Sweden (6) Anders Michanek 8 1 2 0 2 3 8 8
9 Sweden (3) Bengt Jansson 8 2 2 2 0 2 8 9
10 East Germany (2) Joachim Dinse 7 0 3 2 2 F 7 10 3
11 Czechoslovakia (12) Jan Holub I 7 3 1 1 1 1 7 11 2
12 Sweden (14) Leif Enecrona 5 2 1 1 0 1 5 12
13 Norway (8) Sverre Harffeldt 3 0 3 E E E 3 13
14 Sweden (4) Olle Nygren 3 1 0 2 F 0 3 14
15 Sweden (15) Gunar Malmqvist 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 15
16 Czechoslovakia (13) Luboš Tomíček, Sr. 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 16
R1 Sweden (R1) Lars Jansson 0 0 R1
R2 Poland (R2) Stanislaw Rurarz 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

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 Sweden (7) Ove Fundin 14 3 3 3 2 3 14 1 3
2 Sweden (5) Bengt Jansson 14 2 3 3 3 3 14 2 2
3 New Zealand (16) Ivan Mauger 13 3 3 3 2 2 13 3
4 Soviet Union (14) Igor Plechanov 12 2 3 3 3 1 12 4
5 New Zealand (6) Barry Briggs 11 1 2 2 3 3 11 5
6 Sweden (8) Anders Michanek 9 0 2 2 3 2 9 6
7 United Kingdom (11) Eric Boocock 9 3 2 1 1 2 9 7
8 United Kingdom (3) Ray Wilson 7 3 1 1 2 7 8
9 Poland (9) Andrzej Pogorzelski 6 2 2 0 1 1 6 9
10 Sweden (2) Bernt Persson 6 2 1 1 2 X 6 10
11 Poland (12) Antoni Woryna 5 1 1 2 1 0 5 11
12 United Kingdom (15) Rick France 5 1 1 0 2 1 5 12
13 United Kingdom (10) Colin Pratt 4 0 0 1 0 3 4 13
14 Poland (13) Jerzy Trzeszkowski 3 F 0 2 0 1 3 14
15 Poland (1) Andrzej Wyglenda 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 15
16 East Germany (4) Jochen Dinse 0 F 0 0 0 0 0 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Mike Broadbank 0 0 R1
R2 Sweden (R2) Leif Enecrona 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