1970 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1970 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1970 Individual Speedway World Championship.


British Qualification[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Preliminary Round
25 April United KingdomCoventry United Kingdom Nigel Boocock New Zealand Bruce Cribb Australia Peter Vandenberg
25 April United KingdomKings Lynn New Zealand Ronnie Moore New Zealand Wayne Briggs United Kingdom Terry Betts
25 April United KingdomBelle Vue United Kingdom Chris Pusey United Kingdom Tommy Roper United Kingdom Cyril Maidment
27 April United KingdomNewcastle New Zealand Barry Briggs Australia Jim Airey New Zealand Rick Timmo
27 April United KingdomExeter New Zealand Ivan Mauger United Kingdom Bob Kilby United Kingdom Martin Ashby
28 April United KingdomWest Ham New Zealand Ivan Mauger United Kingdom Bob Kilby Australia Charlie Monk
28 April United KingdomLeicester United Kingdom Ray Wilson Australia John Boulger United Kingdom Graham Plant
29 April United KingdomPoole United Kingdom Trevor Hedge United Kingdom Pete Smith Australia Gordon Guasco
30 April United KingdomWimbledon United Kingdom Eric Boocock New Zealand Ronnie Moore United Kingdom Trevor Hedge
30 April United KingdomSheffield Australia Jim Airey United Kingdom Les Sharpe United Kingdom Nigel Boocock
30 April United KingdomOxford Scotland Jim McMillan Australia John Boulger United Kingdom Tony Clarke
1 May United KingdomWolverhampton United Kingdom Nigel Boocock United Kingdom Martin Ashby United Kingdom Norman Hunter
1 May United KingdomHackney New Zealand Barry Briggs New Zealand Ronnie Moore Australia Jimmy Gooch
1 May ScotlandGlasgow Australia Charlie Monk United Kingdom Colin McKee Scotland Jim McMillan
1 May WalesNewport New Zealand Bill Andrews United Kingdom Norman Strachan Australia Jim Airey
2 May United KingdomSwindon New Zealand Barry Briggs United Kingdom Bob Kilby United Kingdom Ray Wilson
2 May United KingdomHalifax United Kingdom Arnold Haley United Kingdom Les Sharpe United Kingdom Eric Boocock
2 May United KingdomCradley Heath United Kingdom Colin Pratt New Zealand Bob Andrews United Kingdom Jack Biggs
13 May United KingdomCoventry United Kingdom Nigel Boocock Scotland Ken McKinlay United Kingdom Rick France
Semi-Finals
19 May United KingdomLeicester New Zealand Ivan Mauger New Zealand Ronnie Moore Wales Howard Cole
21 May United KingdomSheffield New Zealand Barry Briggs Scotland Jim McMillan United Kingdom Ray Wilson
Final
9 June United KingdomWest Ham New Zealand Ivan Mauger New Zealand Ronnie Moore New Zealand Roy Trigg

British 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
1 New Zealand (13) Ivan Mauger 14 2 3 3 3 3 14 1
2 New Zealand (4) Ronnie Moore 13 3 3 2 2 3 13 2
3 New Zealand (3) Roy Trigg 12+3 1 3 3 3 2 12 3
4 United Kingdom (2) Arnold Haley 12+2 2 3 3 2 2 12 4
5 New Zealand (6) Barry Briggs 10 3 0 3 3 1 10 5
6 United Kingdom (16) Trevor Hedge 9 3 1 2 2 1 9 6
7 Australia (7) Jim Airey 8 0 1 1 3 3 8 7
8 Australia (14) John Boulger 8 1 2 1 2 2 8 8
9 United Kingdom (11) Nigel Boocock 7 3 2 0 1 1 7 9
10 United Kingdom (12) Chris Pusey 6 2 2 2 0 0 6 10
11 Australia (1) Charlie Monk 5 0 2 1 1 1 5 11
12 United Kingdom (8) Martin Ashby 5 1 0 2 0 2 5 12
13 United Kingdom (10) Ray Wilson 5 0 1 0 1 3 5 13
14 Wales (5) Howard Cole 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 14
15 United Kingdom (9) Terry Betts 2 1 1 0 0 X 2 15
16 United Kingdom (15) Jim McMillan 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 16
United Kingdom (17) Bob Kilby 0 0
United Kingdom (18) Tommy Roper 0 0
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

Swedish Qualifications[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Qualifications
26 April SwedenMalilla Sweden Bengt Jansson Sweden Conny Samuelsson Sweden Therje Hendriksson
1 May SwedenVisby Sweden Leif Enecrona Sweden Gote Nordin Sweden Olle Nygren
3 May SwedenVetlanda Sweden Anders Michanek Sweden Bo Josefsson Sweden Sven Inge Svensson
22 May SwedenLinkoping Sweden Soren Sjosten Sweden Bernt Persson Sweden Ove Fundin
Semi-Final
25 May SwedenBoras Sweden Soren Sjosten Sweden Anders Michanek Sweden Olle Nygren
28 May SwedenGoteborg Sweden Ove Fundin Sweden Gote Nordin Sweden Bengt Brannefors


Polish Qualifications[edit]

  • Marked in green to World Final
Pos. Rider Round Scores Total
1 Poland Jan Mucha 6+14+12+13+12+8+6+13 72
2 Poland Pawel Waloszek 9+12+11+6+12+11+12+13 71
3 Poland Andrzej Wyglenda 8+12+9+14+14+5+10+9 68
4 Poland Antoni Woryna 9+5+14+10+8+12+10+5 63
5 Poland Henryk Glucklich 12+9+3+9+9+6+12+7 58
6 Poland Jerzy Szczakiel 11+12+8+11+6+7+9+ns 58
7 Poland Zygfryd Friedek 7+7+9+7+10+12+11+ns 56
8 Poland Jozef Jarmula 6+11+10+8+6+6+ns+13 54
9 Poland Stanislaw Kasa 10+4+8+9+8+7+7+6 49
10 Poland Edmund Migos 7+4+5+9+7+9+11+1 48
11 Poland Zygmunt Pytko 7+3+8+3+ns+7+10+0 38
12 Poland Stanislaw Skowron 6+4+5+3+0+11+6+ns 35
13 Poland Henryk Zyto 8+8+4+5+ns+5+0+4 34
14 Poland Jerzy Trzeszkowski 0+7+7+0+5+ns+ns+12 31
15 Poland Piotr Bruzda 7+2+2+1+7+5+3+5 29
16 Poland Stanislaw Tkocz 5+4+5+9+3+ns+ns+ns 26
17 Poland Zbigniew Podlecki ns+ns+ns+ns+ns+2+5+11 18
18 Poland Jerzy Gryt ns+ns+ns+ns+ns+6+5+ns 11
19 Poland Wiktor Waloszek ns+ns+ns+ns+ns+ns+3+7 10
20 Poland Jerzy Padewski ns+ns+ns+ns+8+ns+ns+ns 8
21 Poland Leszek Marsz ns+ns+ns+ns+ns+ns+ns+8 8

Intercontinental Round[edit]

Scandinavian Final[edit]

  • June 4, 1970
  • Sweden Eskilstuna
  • First 8 to British-Nordic Final
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) Gote Nordin 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Sweden (2) Soren Sjosten 12 3 3 3 1 2 12 2
3 Sweden (12) Anders Michanek 11 3 1 2 2 3 11 3
4 Sweden (13) Bengt Larsson 10 1 3 2 3 1 10 4
5 Norway (3) Reidar Eide 10 2 2 3 1 2 10 5
6 Sweden (5) Ove Fundin 9 2 E 1 3 3 9 6
7 Denmark (16) Ole Olsen 9 3 T 3 2 1 9 7
8 Sweden (11) Bengt Jansson 9 2 1 2 2 2 9 8
9 Norway (8) Oyvind Berg 8 1 2 2 0 3 8 9
10 Norway (4) Odd Fossengen 7 1 3 1 1 1 7 10
11 Sweden (6) Bernt Brannefors 6 0 2 1 3 0 6 11
12 Denmark (15) Bent Nooregaard 6 2 0 0 2 2 6 12
13 Denmark (1) Niels Weis Sorensen 3 F 2 0 1 0 3 13
14 Norway (9) Dag Lovaas 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 14
15 Sweden (14) Olle Nygren 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 15
16 Finland (10) Matti Olin 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 16
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

Nordic British 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
1 Sweden (2) Soren Sjosten 14 3 3 2 3 3 14 1
2 Denmark (13) Ole Olsen 13 2 3 3 2 3 13 2
3 New Zealand (14) Barry Briggs 12 3 2 1 3 3 12 3
4 New Zealand (11) Ronnie Moore 11 3 3 3 0 2 11 4
5 New Zealand (3) Ivan Mauger 10 0 2 3 3 2 10 5
6 Australia (5) Jim Airey 10 3 1 3 2 1 10 6
7 Sweden (1) Bengt Jansson 10 2 2 2 1 3 10 7
8 Sweden (4) Anders Michanek 9 1 3 2 3 0 9 8
9 Sweden (9) Ove Fundin 7 1 0 2 2 2 7 9
10 United Kingdom (7) Trevor Hedge 6 1 1 1 2 1 6 10
11 Australia (12) John Boulger 4 2 0 1 0 1 4 11
12 United Kingdom (16) Arnold Haley 4 0 2 1 1 0 4 12
13 Sweden (8) Gote Nordin 4 2 1 0 1 E 4 13
14 Norway (10) Reidar Eide 3 F 1 0 0 2 3 14
15 United Kingdom (15) Roy Trigg 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 15
16 Sweden (6) Bengt Larsson 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Nigel Boocock 0 0 R1
R2 Norway (R2) Oyuvind S.Berg 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

Continental Round[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Quarter-Finals
9 May East GermanyMeissen Czechoslovakia Jan Holub I Soviet Union Valery Gordeev East Germany Peter Liebing
10 May HungaryMiskolc Czechoslovakia Vaclav Verner Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Volf, Jr. Soviet Union Viktor Trofimov
10 May AustriaGraz Soviet Union Vladimir Gordeev Czechoslovakia Zdenek Majstr East Germany Joachim Dinse
10 May Socialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaZagreb Czechoslovakia Pavel Mares Soviet Union Boris Cehanovich East Germany Jurgen Hehlert
Semi-Finals
6 June CzechoslovakiaPardubice Soviet Union Valery Klementiev Soviet Union Vladimir Smirnov Soviet Union Yury Dubinin
7 June PolandBydgoszcz Soviet Union Gennadij Kurilenko Soviet Union Vladimir Gordeev Soviet Union Viktor Kalmykov
Continental Final
2 July West GermanyAbensberg East Germany Hans Jurgen Fritz Soviet Union Valery Klementiev Czechoslovakia Zdenek Majstr
European Final
20 July Soviet UnionLeningrad New Zealand Ivan Mauger Soviet Union Vladimir Gordeev Soviet Union Gennadij Kurilenko


Continental Final[edit]

  • June 2, 1970
  • East Germany Abensberg
  • First 8 to European Final
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 East Germany (9) Hanz Jurgen Fritz 10 2 3 3 2 10 1
2 Soviet Union (10) Valery Klementyev 9 3 2 1 3 9 2
3 Czechoslovakia (7) Zdenek Majstr 8 2 3 3 0 8 3
4 Soviet Union (15) Yury Dubinin 8 3 0 2 3 8 4
5 Soviet Union (1) Gennady Kurilenko 8 2 1 3 2 8 5
6 Soviet Union (2) Vladimir Kononovich 7 3 1 0 3 7 6
7 Soviet Union (12) Valery Gordeev 6 0 0 3 3 6 7
8 Soviet Union (16) Viktor Kalmykov 6 0 3 1 2 6 8
9 Czechoslovakia (5) Jiri Stancl 6 3 2 1 0 6 9
10 Soviet Union (11) Grigory Khlinovsky 6 1 2 2 1 6 10
11 East Germany (14) Dieter Tetzlaff 6 2 3 0 1 6 11
12 East Germany (8) Jurgen Hehlert 5 0 1 2 2 5 12
13 Soviet Union (13) Boris Cehanovich 4 1 0 2 1 4 13
14 Soviet Union (6) Nikolay Aksenov 1 1 0 0 0 1 14
15 Soviet Union (4) Nikolay Smirnov 0 F - - - 0 15
16 Soviet Union (3) Viktor Trofimov 0 F - - - 0 16
R1 Czechoslovakia (R1) Antonín Šváb, Sr. 4 1 1 1 1 4 R1
R2 Soviet Union (R2) Gabdrahman Kadyrov 3 0 2 0 1 3 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

European Final[edit]

  • July 20, 1970
  • Soviet Union Leningrad
  • First 8 to World Final
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 New Zealand (4) Ivan Mauger 14 2 3 3 3 3 14 1
2 Soviet Union (1) Vladimir Gordeev 11 3 0 3 2 3 11 2
3 Soviet Union (10) Gennadij Kurilenko 11 1 3 2 3 2 11 3
4 Sweden (12) Soren Sjosten 11 2 2 3 3 1 11 4
5 Denmark (5) Ole Olsen 11 2 3 2 2 2 11 5
6 New Zealand (11) Barry Briggs 10 3 3 1 3 0 10 6
7 Sweden (3) Anders Michanek 9 0 2 3 1 3 9 7
8 Soviet Union (2) Valery Klementiev 8 1 2 1 1 3 8 8
9 United Kingdom (15) Trevor Hedge 6 3 0 0 2 1 6 9
10 Soviet Union (13) Yury Dubinin 6 2 2 0 2 0 6 10
11 New Zealand (7) Ronnie Moore 5 3 1 1 F - 5 11
12 East Germany (6) Hans Jurgen Fritz 5 0 1 2 0 2 5 12
13 Soviet Union (14) Vladimir Kononovich 5 1 0 2 1 1 5 13
14 Soviet Union (9) Viktor Kalmykov 5 0 1 1 1 2 5 14
15 Australia (8) Jim Airey 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 15
16 Czechoslovakia (16) Zdenek Majstr 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 16
R1 Sweden (R1) Bengt Jansson 0 0 R1
R2 Soviet Union (R2) Yury Lombockiy 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

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
1 New Zealand (10) Ivan Mauger 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Poland (16) Paweł Waloszek 14 3 3 3 2 3 14 2
3 Poland (1) Antoni Woryna 13 3 3 2 3 2 13 3
4 Sweden (15) Sören Sjösten 9 2 3 1 3 0 9 4
5 Poland (2) Henryk Glücklich 9 2 2 3 2 0 9 5
6 Soviet Union (13) Valery Klementiev 8 0 1 1 3 3 8 6
7 New Zealand (11) Barry Briggs 7 2 1 0 1 3 7 7
8 Poland (14) Andrzej Wyglenda 7 1 0 3 2 1 7 8
9 Sweden (4) Anders Michanek 7 0 1 2 2 2 7 9
10 Denmark (7) Ole Olsen 6 3 2 0 E 1 6 10
11 Poland (9) Jan Mucha 6 1 2 0 1 2 6 11
12 East Germany (3) Hans Jürgen Fritz 5 1 0 1 1 2 5 12
13 Soviet Union (6) Vladimir Gordeev 5 2 1 1 0 1 5 13
14 Soviet Union (12) Gennady Kurilenko 2 F 2 F - - 2 14
15 Poland (8) Zygfryd Friedek 2 F 0 2 F - 2 15
16 United Kingdom (5) Trevor Hedge 0 E E F R - 0 16
R1 Poland (R1) Edmund Migoś 4 2 1 1 F 0 4 R1
R2 Poland (R2) Jerzy Szczakiel 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

References[edit]

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