1971 Individual Speedway World Championship

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1971 Individual Speedway World Championship
Previous: 1970 Next: 1972

The 1971 Individual Speedway World Championship.

British Qualification[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Preliminary Round
17 April United KingdomHalifax United Kingdom Dave Younghusband New Zealand Ronnie Moore New Zealand Bill Andrew
17 April United KingdomSwindon New Zealand Barry Briggs United Kingdom Martin Ashby United Kingdom George Hunter
19 April United KingdomReading New Zealand Ivan Mauger Australia Jim Airey Wales Howard Cole
19 April United KingdomExeter United Kingdom Eric Boocock United Kingdom Bob Kilby United Kingdom Dave Younghusband
20 April United KingdomWest Ham United Kingdom Reg Luckhurst United Kingdom Nigel Boocock United Kingdom Greg Kentwell
20 April United KingdomLeicester United Kingdom Ray Wilson United Kingdom Tommy Roper Australia John Boulger
21 April United KingdomPoole New Zealand Barry Briggs United Kingdom Tony Lomas United Kingdom Martin Ashby
22 April United KingdomWimbledon United Kingdom Garry Middleton Australia John Boulger New Zealand Ronnie Moore
22 April United KingdomSheffield United Kingdom Eric Boocock United Kingdom Brian Leonard Australia Jim Airey
22 April United KingdomOxford United Kingdom Martin Ashby United Kingdom Colin Gooddy Australia Charlie Monk
23 April United KingdomWolverhampton United Kingdom Terry Betts New Zealand Bob Andrews New Zealand Ivan Mauger
23 April ScotlandGlasgow Wales Howard Cole United Kingdom Eric Broadbelt United Kingdom Norman Hunter
24 April United KingdomBelle Vue New Zealand Ivan Mauger United Kingdom George Hunter Hungary Sandor Levai
24 April United KingdomCoventry United Kingdom Tony Lomas United Kingdom Alan Cowland United Kingdom Col Cottrell
24 April United KingdomKings Lynn United Kingdom Malcolm Simmons United Kingdom Ray Wilson United Kingdom Terry Betts
26 April United KingdomCradley Heath New Zealand Roy Trigg United Kingdom Garry Middleton United Kingdom Peter Jarman
28 April United KingdomCoventry United Kingdom Tony Lomas New Zealand Bruce Cribb Scotland Ken McKinlay
30 April United KingdomHackney United Kingdom Barry Thomas United Kingdom Garry Middleton United Kingdom Bob Kilby
30 April WalesNewport Hungary Sandor Levai United Kingdom Nigel Boocock New Zealand Bill Andrew
Semi-Finals
18 May United KingdomWest Ham New Zealand Ronnie Moore Australia John Boulger New Zealand Barry Briggs
20 May United KingdomSheffield New Zealand Ivan Mauger United Kingdom Ray Wilson United Kingdom Nigel Boocock
Final
16 June United KingdomCoventry New Zealand Ivan Mauger New Zealand Barry Briggs United Kingdom Tony Lomas

British Final[edit]

  • June 16, 1971
  • United Kingdom Coventry
  • First 12 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
1 New Zealand (7) Ivan Mauger 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 1
2 New Zealand (2) Barry Briggs 13 3 2 2 3 3 13 2
3 United Kingdom (6) Tony Lomas 12 0 3 3 3 3 12 3
4 Scotland (16) Bert Harkins 9 2 2 2 3 0 9 4
5 United Kingdom (15) Ray Wilson 8 3 1 3 1 0 8 5
6 United Kingdom (5) Martin Ashby 8 2 2 1 1 2 8 6
7 New Zealand (9) Ronnie Moore 7 1 0 3 2 1 7 7
8 United Kingdom (13) Dave Younghusband 7 0 3 1 2 1 7 8
9 United Kingdom (11) Bob Kilby 7 2 2 1 1 1 7 9
10 United Kingdom (4) Eric Boocock 6 0 3 0 T 3 6 10
11 Australia (12) Jim Airey 6 3 1 0 2 0 6 11
12 United Kingdom (8) Nigel Boocock 6 1 X 2 0 3 6 12
13 Wales (10) Howard Cole 6 0 1 2 2 1 6 13
14 Australia (1) Geoff Curtis 6 2 1 0 1 2 6 14
15 Australia (3) John Boulger 4 1 0 1 0 2 4 15
16 United Kingdom (14) Arnold Haley 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 16
New Zealand (17) Bill Andrew 0 0 0
United Kingdom (18) Garry Middleton 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
1 May SwedenVisby Sweden Bengt Jansson Sweden Leif Enecrona Sweden Bo Wirebrand
1 May SwedenGislaved Sweden Gote Nordin Sweden Bernt Persson Sweden Hans Holmqvist
2 May SwedenMalilla Sweden Soren Sjosten Sweden Anders Michanek Sweden Runo Wedin
3 May SwedenMalmö Sweden Per Olaf Soderman Sweden Olle Nygren Sweden Bo Josefsson
Final
1 June SwedenEskilstuna Sweden Anders Michanek Sweden Leif Enecrona Sweden Bengt Jansson
2 June SwedenNorrköping Sweden Anders Michanek Sweden Bernt Persson Sweden Gote Nordin
3 June SwedenStockholm Sweden Soren Sjosten Sweden Bengt Jansson Sweden Gote Nordin

Intercontinental Round[edit]

Scandinavian Final[edit]

  • June 6, 1971
  • Denmark Hillerod
  • First 4 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 Denmark (5) Ole Olsen 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 1
2 Norway (1) Reidar Eide 12 3 2 2 3 2 12 2
3 Denmark (11) Bert Noregaard 11 2 T 3 3 3 11 3
4 Denmark (12) Kurt Bogh 11 3 3 2 1 2 11 4
5 Norway (4) Odd Fossengen 10 2 2 3 3 F 10 5
6 Denmark (7) Niels Weiss 10 1 2 2 2 3 10 6
7 Norway (6) Oyvind Berg 10 2 2 1 2 3 10 7
8 Denmark (3) Jorn Morgensen 9 0 3 3 2 1 9 8
9 Norway (2) Bjarne Nyegaard 8 1 3 1 2 1 8 9
10 Denmark (10) Preben Rosenkilde 6 1 0 1 1 3 6 10
11 Norway (9) Svein Kaasa 6 0 1 2 1 2 6 11
12 Finland (14) Kalevi Lahtinen 5 3 1 0 0 1 5 12
13 Norway (8) Edgar Stangeland 4 0 1 1 1 1 4 13
14 Norway (13) Dag Lovaas 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 14
15 Finland (16) Matti Olin 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 15
16 Denmark (15) Jon Terie Gravningen 1 0 1 F - - 1 16
R1 Denmark (R1) Flemming Larsen 0 0 0 0 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

Nordic British Final[edit]

  • July 30, 1971
  • Scotland Glasgow
  • 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 New Zealand (2) Ivan Mauger 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 1
2 United Kingdom (6) Ray Wilson 13 3 2 3 2 3 13 2
3 Denmark (9) Ole Olsen 11 2 3 2 3 1 11 3
4 United Kingdom (12) Nigel Boocock 11 3 3 2 2 1 11 4
5 Australia (1) Jim Airey 9 2 2 0 3 2 9 5
6 United Kingdom (16) Eric Boocock 9 1 1 2 2 3 9 6
7 United Kingdom (4) Tony Lomas 9 1 2 3 1 2 9 7
8 New Zealand (11) Ronnie Moore 9 0 3 1 2 3 9 8
9 New Zealand (10) Barry Briggs 7 1 0 F 3 3 7 9
10 United Kingdom (8) Dave Younghusband 7 2 0 3 1 1 7 10
11 Denmark (13) Kurt Bogh 6 2 0 2 0 2 6 11
12 Norway (14) Reidar Eide 4 3 1 0 - 0 4 12
13 United Kingdom (15) Martin Ashby 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 13
14 Scotland (3) Bert Harkins 3 0 1 1 1 0 3 14
15 United Kingdom (5) Bob Kilby 2 1 1 0 0 - 2 15
16 Denmark (7) Bert Nooregaard 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 16
R1 Norway (R1) Odd Fossengen 1 1 1 R1
R2 Australia (R2) John Boulger 1 1 1 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
8 May ItalyUdine Soviet Union Aleksandr Pawlov Poland Jerzy Szczakiel Soviet Union Viktor Trofimov
9 May CzechoslovakiaPrague East Germany Hans Jurgen Fritz Czechoslovakia Jiri Stancl East Germany Peter Liebing
9 May HungaryMiskolc Czechoslovakia Jan Holub I Soviet Union Vladimir Smirnov Poland Henryk Glucklich
9 May West GermanyAbensberg Poland Jan Mucha Poland Andrzej Wyglenda Poland Antoni Woryna
Semi-Finals
5 June East GermanyGustrow East Germany Hans Jurgen Fritz Poland Henryk Glucklich Czechoslovakia Jan Holub I
6 June PolandGorzów Wielkopolski Soviet Union Gennadij Kurilenko Poland Jerzy Szczakiel Soviet Union Vladimir Gordeev
Continental Final
26 June CzechoslovakiaSlany Poland Henryk Glucklich Poland Jan Mucha Soviet Union Gennadij Kurilenko
European Final
21 August United KingdomWembley New Zealand Ivan Mauger United Kingdom Ray Wilson Denmark Ole Olsen

Continental Final[edit]

  • June 26, 1971
  • 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 21
1 Poland (14) Henryk Glucklich 10 1 3 3 3 0 10 1 3
2 Poland (12) Jan Mucha 10 0 3 3 2 2 10 2 2
3 Soviet Union (7) Gennadij Kurilenko 10 1 3 2 1 3 10 3 1
4 Poland (15) Jerzy Szczakiel 10 2 1 1 3 3 10 4 0
5 Soviet Union (11) Grigorij Khlinovsky 9 3 0 0 3 3 9 5
6 Soviet Union (3) Viktor Trofimov 9 0 2 1 3 3 9 6
7 Czechoslovakia (1) Jiri Stancl 9 3 1 3 0 2 9 7
8 Soviet Union (13) Valery Gordeev 9 3 2 3 1 X 9 8
9 Poland (4) Pawel Waloszek 9 2 2 1 2 2 9 9
10 Soviet Union (5) Anatoly Kuzmin 8 2 3 2 F 1 8 10
11 Czechoslovakia (2) Jan Holub I 7 1 2 0 2 2 7 11
12 East Germany (6) Horst Krüger 6 3 0 2 1 F 6 12
13 East Germany (8) Dieter Tetzlaff 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 13
14 Poland (10) Stanislaw Kasa 3 2 1 F - - 3 14
15 East Germany (16) Hans Jurgen Fritz 1 0 0 1 F - 1 15
16 Poland (9) Piotr Bruzda 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 16
R1 Czechoslovakia (R1) Miroslav Verner 3 2 0 1 3 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 21, 1971
  • United Kingdom Wembley
  • First 8 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 (13) Ivan Mauger 14 3 2 3 3 3 14 1
2 United Kingdom (7) Ray Wilson 12 3 3 X 3 3 12 2 3
3 Denmark (9) Ole Olsen 12 3 3 3 3 E 12 3 2
4 United Kingdom (16) Nigel Boocock 12 2 3 3 2 2 12 4 X
5 United Kingdom (3) Eric Boocock 10 2 2 2 3 1 10 5
6 Australia (12) Jim Airey 9 2 2 3 T 2 9 6
7 Poland (4) Jerzy Szczakiel 7 3 1 2 1 0 7 7
8 New Zealand (14) Ronnie Moore 7 1 3 1 1 1 7 8
9 Soviet Union (5) Vladimir Gordeev 6 2 0 0 1 3 6 9 3
10 Czechoslovakia (2) Jiri Stancl 6 0 2 1 2 1 6 10 2
11 United Kingdom (11) Tony Lomas 6 1 0 2 1 2 6 11 1
12 Poland (8) Henryk Glucklich 4 1 X 0 0 3 4 12
13 Soviet Union (6) Grigory Khlinovsky 4 0 1 1 2 0 4 13
14 Soviet Union (1) Viktor Trofimov 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 14
15 Poland (15) Jan Mucha 4 F 1 2 F 1 4 15
16 Soviet Union (10) Gennadij Kurilenko 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 16
R1 New Zealand (R1) Barry Briggs 2 2 2 R1
R2 Poland (R2) Pawel Waloszek 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
1 Denmark (14) Ole Olsen 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 New Zealand (7) Ivan Mauger 12+3 3 1 3 2 3 12 2
3 Sweden (13) Bengt Jansson 12+3 2 3 1 3 3 12 3
4 United Kingdom (3) Ray Wilson 11 3 3 1 3 1 11 4
5 Sweden (4) Anders Michanek 11 2 2 2 3 2 11 5
6 Sweden (12) Bernt Persson 9 3 1 2 1 2 9 6
7 Australia (5) Jim Airey 8 2 1 3 2 0 8 7
8 Sweden (11) Sören Sjösten 8 2 2 2 1 1 8 8
9 United Kingdom (1) Nigel Boocock 6 1 2 1 0 2 6 9
10 New Zealand (10) Ronnie Moore 5 1 2 0 1 1 5 10
11 United Kingdom (6) Eric Boocock 4 0 0 3 1 0 4 11
12 Sweden (9) Leif Enecrona 4 0 0 0 2 2 4 12
13 Czech Republic (2) Jiří Štancl 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 13
14 Sweden (16) Tommy Jansson 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 14
15 Poland (15) Jerzy Szczakiel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
16 Soviet Union (8) Vladimir Gordeev Dsq 1 3 2 2 3 11 16
Sweden (17) Göte Nordin 0 0
United Kingdom (18) Tony Lomas 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

Note : Vladimir Gordeev was disqualified after illegal additives were found in his fuel.

References[edit]

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