1987 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1987 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1987 Individual Speedway World Championship was contested for the one and only time over two days. The scores from both meetings were combined to produce the eventual winner.

The 1987 Final was the first time the World Final was held in the Netherlands.

The 1987 Speedway World Final programme.

British Qualification[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Preliminary Round
5 April United Kingdom Eastbourne United Kingdom Andy Galvin United Kingdom Malcolm Holloway United Kingdom Martin Dugard
5 April United Kingdom Mildenhall United Kingdom Alan Mogridge United Kingdom Melvyn Taylor United Kingdom Martin Goodwin
11 April United Kingdom Stoke United Kingdom Nigel Crabtree United Kingdom Martin Yeates United Kingdom Doug Wyer
16 April United Kingdom Middlesbrough United Kingdom Gary Havelock United Kingdom Martin Dixon United Kingdom Les Collins
24 April United Kingdom Peterborough United Kingdom Andrew Silver United Kingdom Trevor Banks United Kingdom Ian Barney
4 May United Kingdom Newcastle United Kingdom Andrew Silver United Kingdom Ian Barney United Kingdom David Blackburn
Semi-Finals
17 May United Kingdom Swindon United Kingdom Jeremy Doncaster United Kingdom Marvyn Cox United Kingdom Andy Grahame
17 May United Kingdom Sheffield United Kingdom Simon Wigg United Kingdom Neil Evitts United Kingdom Neil Collins
Final
31 May United Kingdom Coventry United Kingdom Kelvin Tatum United Kingdom Neil Evitts United Kingdom Simon Wigg

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 21 22
1 United Kingdom (11) Kelvin Tatum 13 3 3 2 3 2 13 1
2 United Kingdom (2) Neil Evitts 11 3 1 2 2 3 11 2
3 United Kingdom (14) Simon Wigg 10 3 2 3 1 1 10 3 3
4 United Kingdom (13) Marvyn Cox 10 2 2 2 1 3 10 4 2
5 United Kingdom (12) Jeremy Doncaster 9 0 3 3 3 0 9 5
6 United Kingdom (5) Paul Thorp 9 F 3 X 3 3 9 6
7 United Kingdom (15) Andrew Silver 9 1 2 1 2 3 9 7
8 United Kingdom (6) Simon Cross 8 3 3 1 F 1 8 8
9 United Kingdom (3) Chris Morton 8 1 1 2 2 2 8 9
10 United Kingdom (4) John Davis 7 0 1 3 3 0 7 10
11 United Kingdom (1) Andy Grahame 6 2 0 3 0 1 6 11
12 United Kingdom (10) Gary Havelock 6 2 0 1 1 2 6 12
13 United Kingdom (8) Andy Smith 5 2 2 0 1 F 5 13
14 United Kingdom (7) Peter Carr 4 1 0 0 2 1 4 14
15 United Kingdom (9) Alun Rossiter 4 1 1 1 1 0 4 15
16 United Kingdom (16) Neil Collins 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Steve Collins 0 0 R1
R2 United Kingdom (R2) Les Collins 0 0 R2
TR United Kingdom (TR) David Clarke 0 0 0 TR
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 22

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 Qualification[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Semi-Finals
3 May Sweden Nassjo Sweden Jan Andersson Sweden Per Jonsson Sweden Mikael Blixt
3 May Sweden Lindesberg Sweden Tommy Nillson Sweden Erik Stenlund Sweden Niklas Karlsson

Swedish Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Scores Total
1 Sweden Jan Andersson 15+14+14 43
2 Sweden Per Jonsson 14+15+13 42
3 Sweden Roland Danno 9+11+11 31
4 Sweden Tommy Nilsson 8+12+10 30
5 Sweden Patrik Karlsson 10+8+11 29
6 Sweden Conny Ivarsson 9+9+9 27
7 Sweden Christer Rohlen 7+10+8 25
8 Sweden Niklas Karlsson 8+3+10 21
9 Sweden Tony Olsson 6+9+5 20
10 Sweden Dennis Löfqvist 7+6+3 16
11 Sweden Jan Staan 3+5+5 13
12 Sweden Bo Arhhen 2+8+2 12
13 Sweden Claes Ivarsson 3+1+7 11
14 Sweden Kenneth Nystrom 3+6+0 9
15 Sweden Erik Stenlund 6+2+ns 8
16 Sweden Lillebror Johansson 3+1+3 7
17 Sweden Mikael Blixt 6+1+ns 7
18 Sweden Pierre Brannefors ns+0+7 7
19 Sweden Mikael Rittewall ns+ns+1 1
16 Sweden Jorgen Johansson ns+ns+0 0

Intercontinental Round[edit]

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Australian Final
24 January Australia Mildura Australia Steve Regeling Australia Steve Baker Australia Glyn Taylor
New Zealand Final
21 February New Zealand Aucland New Zealand David Bargh New Zealand Mitch Shirra New Zealand Larry Ross
Danish Final
17 May Denmark Slangerup Denmark Hans Nielsen Denmark Erik Gundersen Denmark John Jørgensen
American Final
13 June United States Long Beach United States Sam Ermolenko United States Kelly Moran United States John Cook
Commonwealth Final
14 June United Kingdom Belle Vue United Kingdom Kelvin Tatum United Kingdom Simon Cross United Kingdom Marvyn Cox
Finnish Final
28 June Finland Lahti Finland Ari Koponen Finland Vesa Ylinen Finland Roy Malminhelmo
Overseas Final
5 July United Kingdom Bradford New Zealand Mitch Shirra United Kingdom Jeremy Doncaster United States Kelly Moran
Scandinavian Final
14 July Sweden Norrköping Denmark Erik Gundersen Denmark Hans Nielsen Denmark Peter Ravn
Intercontinental Final
27 July Denmark Vojens Denmark Erik Gundersen Sweden Jimmy Nilsen Denmark Hans Nielsen

Australian Final[edit]

  • January 24, 1987
  • Australia Mildura
  • First 3 to Commonwealth Final
Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 Australia Steve Regeling 14
2 Australia Steve Baker 12
3 Australia Glyn Taylor 10
4 Australia Ashley Norrton 10
5 Australia Craig Hodgston 10
6 Australia Mick Poole 9
7 Australia David Jackson 9
8 Australia Tony Butler 8
9 Australia Tony Rose 8
10 Australia Stephen Davies 7
11 Australia Dave Chesire 6
12 Australia Mark Fiora 4
13 Australia Andy Barret 4
14 Australia Nigel Adlerton 3
15 Australia Chris Watson 2
16 Australia Nigel Tramelling 2

New Zealand Final[edit]

  • February 21, 1987
  •  NZL Aucland
  • Marked in green to Commonwealth Final
Pos. Rider Total
1 New Zealand David Bargh 14
2 New Zealand Mitch Shirra 13
3 New Zealand Larry Ross 12
4 New Zealand Alan Mason 10
5 New Zealand Mike Fullerton 10
6 New Zealand Richard Price 9
7 New Zealand Mark Long 8
8 New Zealand Chris Marin 8
9 New Zealand Steve Rose 8
10 New Zealand John Roberts 6
11 New Zealand Mark Lyndon 6
12 New Zealand Chris Monk 5
13 New Zealand Les Chappell 4
14 New Zealand Don Hopewell 3
15 New Zealand Dave Cotton 2

Danish Final[edit]

  • May 17, 1987
  •  DEN Slangerup
  • First 6 to the Scandinavian 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 (7) Hans Nielsen 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Denmark (15) Erik Gundersen 13 3 1 3 3 3 13 2
3 Denmark (13) John Jørgensen 11 1 3 2 2 3 11 3
4 Denmark (5) Jan Jacobsen 11 2 2 2 3 2 11 4
5 Denmark (14) Tommy Knudsen 10 2 3 3 2 - 10 5
6 Denmark (4) Peter Ravn 10 2 3 1 1 3 10 6
7 Denmark (11) Jens Rasmussen 9 3 2 2 1 1 9 7
8 Denmark (2) Per Sorensen 7 1 1 0 3 2 7 8
9 Denmark (9) Peter Glanz 7 2 1 2 2 0 7 9
10 Denmark (10) Fleming Rasmussen 6 1 2 0 1 2 6 10
11 Denmark (12) John Eskilden 5 0 2 1 1 1 5 11
12 Denmark (1) Kurt Hansen 4 3 0 0 0 1 4 12
13 Denmark (16) Aksel Jepsen 4 0 0 1 2 1 4 13
14 Denmark (6) Frank Andersen 3 0 0 3 0 - 3 14
15 Denmark (8) Ole Hansen 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 15
16 Denmark (3) Sam Nikolajsen 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 16
R1 Denmark (R1) Lars Munkedal 0 0 0 R1
R2 Denmark (R2) Finn Rune Jensen 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

American Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 United States Sam Ermolenko 3,4,4,4,4 19
2 United States Kelly Moran 4,4,3,4,3 18
3 United States John Cook 4,2,4,3,2 15+4
4 United States Robert Pfetzing 4,4,4,2,2 15+3
5 United States Mike Faria 2,4,3,4,2 15+2
6 United States Lance King 4,2,3,2,4 15+1
7 United States Rick Miller 3,3,2,4,3 15+0
8 United States Shawn Moran 3,0,4,3,4 14
9 United States Bobby Schwartz 0,4,2,3,3 12
10 United States Gary Hicks 2,1,1,3,4 11
11 United States Steve Lucero 1,3,3,2,1 10
12 United States John Sandona 1,3,2,0,3 8
13 United States Jim Sisemore 2,0,1,2,3 8
14 United States Brad Oxley 3,1,1,1,1 7
15 United States Eddie Ingels 2,1,2,0,0 5
16 United States Mark Dwyer 1,2,0,1,1 5
17 United States Tuff McBridge 1,2,1,1,F 5
18 United States John Kehoe 0,1,0,0,1 2
19 United States Gary Ford 0,0,0,1,0 1
20 United States Bart Bast 0,0,0,0,0 0

Commonweath Final[edit]

  • June 14, 1987
  •  GBR Belle Vue
  • First 10 to the Overseas 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 United Kingdom (4) Kelvin Tatum 14 3 2 3 3 3 14 1
2 United Kingdom (12) Simon Cross 13 3 3 3 3 1 13 2
3 United Kingdom (14) Marvyn Cox 10 3 3 3 1 0 10 3
4 United Kingdom (10) Neil Evitts 10 2 1 1 3 3 10 4
5 United Kingdom (3) Chris Morton 10 1 3 2 2 2 10 5
6 New Zealand (11) David Bargh 10 1 2 2 3 2 10 6
7 New Zealand (13) Mitch Shirra 10 1 2 2 2 3 10 7
8 Australia (16) Steve Regeling 8 2 1 1 1 3 8 8
9 United Kingdom (2) Andrew Silver 8 2 2 2 E 2 8 9
10 United Kingdom (5) Paul Thorp 7 3 3 F 0 1 7 10
11 United Kingdom (7) Jeremy Doncaster 6 2 1 0 2 1 6 11 3
12 United Kingdom (6) Simon Wigg 6 1 0 3 2 0 6 12 2
13 Australia (9) Steve Baker 3 0 1 1 1 0 3 13
14 Australia (15) Glyn Taylor 3 X 0 1 0 2 3 14
15 New Zealand (1) Alan Mason 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 15
16 New Zealand (8) Ashley Norton 1 E 0 1 0 0 1 16
R1 New Zealand (R1) Larry Ross 0 0 R1
R2 United Kingdom (R2) Glenn Hornby 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

Finnish Final[edit]

  • August 26, 1987
  • Finland Lahti
  • First to Scandinavian Final
Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1 Finland Ari Koponen 15
2 Finland Vesa Ylinen 14
3 Finland Roy Malminhelmo 13
4 Finland Ari Ala Riihimaki 11
5 Finland Olli Turkia 11
6 Finland Aare Soivuori 7
7 Finland Juha Moksunen 6
8 Finland Jorma frantila 6
9 Finland Janne Moksunen 5
10 Finland Maarku Haapala 5
11 Finland Mikael Back 5
12 Finland Esa Einola 5
13 Finland Petri Kokko 3
14 Finland Jari Kortelainen 3
15 Finland Jari Moisio 3
16 Finland Janne Koivula 0

Overseas Final[edit]

  • July 5, 1987
  •  GBR Bradford
  • First 10 to the Intercontinental 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 (7) Mitch Shirra 12 3 0 3 3 3 12 1
2 United Kingdom (11) Jeremy Doncaster 11 3 2 2 3 1 11 2
3 United States (14) Kelly Moran 10 3 2 2 1 2 10 3 3
4 United States (12) Sam Ermolenko 10 0 2 3 2 3 10 4 2
5 Australia (6) Steve Regeling 9 2 0 3 3 1 9 5
6 United Kingdom (10) Simon Cross 9 2 3 2 2 0 9 6
7 United Kingdom (1) Neil Evitts 8 3 1 1 0 3 8 7
8 United Kingdom (8) Marvyn Cox 8 0 3 3 1 1 8 8
9 United States (13) John Cook 8 1 2 1 2 2 8 9
10 United Kingdom (3) Chris Morton 7 2 1 1 3 X 7 10 3
11 United Kingdom (15) Kelvin Tatum 7 0 3 0 2 2 7 11 2
12 New Zealand (4) David Bargh 6 1 1 X 1 3 6 12
13 United States (5) Robert Pfetzing 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 13
14 United States (16) Mike Faria 5 2 0 0 1 2 5 14
15 United Kingdom (2) Paul Thorp 3 0 1 2 0 E 3 15
16 United Kingdom (9) Andrew Silver 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Simon Wigg 0 0 R1
R2 United States (R2) Rick Miller 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 Final[edit]

  • June 14, 1987
  •  SWE Norrköping
  • First 7 to the Intercontinental 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 Denmark (2) Erik Gundersen 14 3 2 3 3 3 14 1
2 Denmark (14) Hans Nielsen 12 3 3 3 1 2 12 2 3
3 Denmark (12) Peter Ravn 12 3 2 2 2 3 12 3 2
4 Sweden (4) Per Jonsson 11 1 3 3 1 3 11 4
5 Denmark (9) Jan O. Pedersen 11 2 3 2 2 2 11 5
6 Sweden (6) Jimmy Nilsen 10 2 1 3 3 1 10 6
7 Finland (1) Kai Niemi 9 2 1 0 3 3 9 7 3
8 Denmark (8) John Jørgensen 9 3 1 1 2 2 9 8 2
9 Sweden (16) Jan Andersson 8 2 0 2 3 1 8 9
10 Denmark (11) Tommy Knudsen 7 1 3 1 1 1 7 10
11 Sweden (5) Roland Danno 6 1 2 1 2 0 6 11
12 Denmark (3) Jan Jacobsen 4 E 1 0 1 2 4 12
13 Sweden (7) Tommy Nilsson 3 F 2 1 0 0 3 13
14 Finland (15) Olli Tyrvainen 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 14
15 Norway (13) Arne Svendsen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
16 Norway (10) Einar Kylingstaad 0 F 0 X F 0 0 16
R1 Finland (R1) Vesa Ylinen 2 2 2 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

Intercontinental Final[edit]

  • July 27, 1987
  •  DEN Vojens
  • First 11 to the 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 Denmark (1) Erik Gundersen 13 3 3 3 1 3 13 1
2 Sweden (11) Jimmy Nilsen 12 3 2 2 2 3 12 2
3 Denmark (4) Hans Nielsen 11 0 3 3 3 2 11 3
4 Denmark (3) Jan O. Pedersen 10 2 1 3 2 2 10 4
5 New Zealand (2) Mitch Shirra 9 1 2 0 3 3 9 5
6 United States (7) Sam Ermolenko 9 1 3 0 3 2 9 6
7 United States (10) John Cook 9 1 3 1 3 1 9 7
8 Sweden (5) Per Jonsson 8 3 1 3 0 1 8 8
9 United Kingdom (12) Simon Cross 8 2 1 2 0 3 8 9
10 United Kingdom (15) Jeremy Doncaster 8 3 0 1 2 2 8 10
11 United Kingdom (13) Chris Morton 7 2 2 2 0 1 7 11
12 Denmark (8) Peter Ravn 5 X 2 2 1 0 5 12 3
13 United Kingdom (6) Neil Evitts 5 2 1 1 1 0 5 13 2
14 Finland (14) Kai Niemi 4 1 0 1 2 0 4 14
15 United Kingdom (16) Marvyn Cox 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 15
16 Australia (9) Steve Regeling 0 0 0 X - - 0 16
R1 United Kingdom (R1) Kelvin Tatum 1 1 1 R1
R2 Denmark (R2) John Jørgensen 0 E 0 R2
R3 United States (R3) Kelly Moran 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 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
Preliminary Round
1 May West GermanyPfaffenhofen Czechoslovakia Bohumil Brhel Poland Ryszard Francsyszyn Soviet Union Vladimir Voronkov
17 May Socialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaKrsko Italy Valentino Furlanetto Czechoslovakia Lubomir Jedek Italy Gianni Famari
17 May West GermanyNeustadt Donau Hungary Antal Kosco Poland Andrzej Huszcza Hungary Laszlo Bodi
17 May BulgariaTargovishte Poland Grzegorz Dzikowski Hungary Josef Sereš Poland Dariusz Baliński
Quarter-Finals
24 May AustriaWiener Neustadt Hungary Josef Petrikovics Italy Armando Castagna Austria Toni Pilotto
31 May HungaryDebrecen Soviet Union Mikhail Starostin Soviet Union Viktor Kuznetsov Hungary Zoltan Adorjan
31 May Soviet UnionRovno Czechoslovakia Roman Matoušek Czechoslovakia Jiří Svoboda Soviet Union Valery Gordeev
31 May CzechoslovakiaSlany Czechoslovakia Antonín Kasper, Jr. West Germany Gerd Riss West Germany Karl Maier
Semi-Finals
13 June PolandLeszno Poland Roman Jankowski Poland Wojciech Zabialowicz Hungary Zoltan Adorjan
14 June West GermanyKrumbach West Germany Gerd Riss Italy Armando Castagna Czechoslovakia Antonín Kasper, Jr.
Final
26 July ItalyLonigo West Germany Gerd Riss Poland Roman Jankowski Czechoslovakia Antonín Kasper, Jr.

Nederlands Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Scores Total
1 Netherlands Henk Steman 13+15+1+13,5+13 54,5
2 Netherlands Rene Elzinga 3,5+8+15+15+15 53
3 Netherlands Peter Seur 12+11,5+9+11,5+9,5 44,5
4 Belgium Geert Cools ns+9+9+13,5+12 43,5
5 Netherlands Wil Stoes 11+10+ns+7,5+14 42,5
6 Netherlands Rob Steman 0,5+11,5+14+6+6,5 38,5
7 Netherlands Robert Jam Munnecom 10+14+13+ns+ns 37
8 Belgium Rikus Gorter 8,5+3+11,5+9+5 34
9 Belgium Frans Cools 0,5+5,5+5,5+10+11 31
10 Netherlands Ron Koppe 3,5+7+5,5+11,5+6,5 30,5
11 Netherlands Frits Koppe 14+13+ns+ns+ns 27
12 Belgium Vital Cardeynaels 7+4+11,5+1+ns 23,5
13 Netherlands Henny Kroeze 15+5,5+ns+ns+ns 20,5
14 Netherlands Ron Van Dam 2+ns+7+7,5+3,5 20
15 Netherlands Patrick Pino 5+ns+3,5+3,5+8 20
16 Netherlands Aage Lucardie ns+1+9+5+2 17
17 Netherlands Fokke Van Der Walle 8,5+2+2+3,5+3,5 16,5
18 Netherlands Hylke Dijkema ns++ns+ns+ns+9,5 9,5
19 Belgium Willy Heremans 6+ns+3,5+ns+ns 9,5
20 Belgium Herman Heremans ns+ns+ns+2+ns 2

German Final[edit]

  • September 4, 1987
  •  FRG Pocking
  • Marked in green to Continental Qualification
Pos. Rider Scores Total
1 West Germany Tommy Dunker 3,3,3,3,3 15
2 West Germany Gerd Riss 3,3,3,2,3 14
3 West Germany Karl Maier 2,3,2,3,3 13
4 West Germany Carsten Pelzmann 3,2,1,3,1 10
5 West Germany Andreas Marynowski 2,2,1,3,2 10
6 West Germany Peter Schrock 2,1,3,2,2 10
7 West Germany Berndt Traunspurger 1,0,3,2,1 7
8 West Germany Tommy Broch 2,E,1,1,3 7
9 West Germany Klaus Freundorfer 1,2,2,F,2 7
10 West Germany Peter Hehlert 1,3,0,2,0 6
11 West Germany Alois Bachuber 0,1,2,1,1 5
12 West Germany Andre Pohlenn 0,1,1,0,2 4
13 West Germany Hans Faltermeier 1,1,2,F,- 4
14 West Germany Heinz Huber 3,F,-,-,- 3
15 West Germany Hans Kressirer 0,2,0,1,E 3
16 West Germany Mario Trupkovic 0,0,0,0,1 1

Italian Final[edit]

Pos. Rider Scores Total
1 Italy Valentino Furlanetto 16+14+15+16 61
2 Italy Armando Castagna 14+15+15+14 58
3 Italy Paolo Salvatelli 12+11+13+9 45
4 Italy Armando Dal Chiele 13+8+11+10 42
5 Italy Ottaviano Righetto 11+12+10+9 42
6 Italy Giuseppe Scalzolaro 9+10+9+5 33
7 Italy Giorgio Zaramello ns+10+8+12 30
8 Italy Gianni Famari ns+9+10+10 29
9 Italy Giovanni Cragnolini 9+5+0+7 21
10 Italy Fabrizio Vesperini 8+5+5+4 21
11 Italy Gaetano Bressan ns+7+8+5 20
12 Italy Davide Guarise 4+6+ns+8 18
13 Italy Amerigo Milanese 5+4+1+4 14
14 Italy Mario Andriolo 6+3+3+0 12
15 Italy Daniele Doro 6+0+4+1 11
16 Italy Fabrizio Maggio ns+2+5+3 10
17 Italy Giuseppe Marzotto ns+ns+4+ns 4
18 Italy Domenico Solda 3+ns+ns+ns 3

Hungarian Final[edit]

  • Marked in green to Continental Qualification
Pos. Rider Scores Total
1 Hungary Zoltan Adorjan 30
2 Hungary Joszef Petrikovics 28
3 Hungary Laszlo Bodi 24
4 Hungary Sandor Tihanyi 22
5 Hungary Antal Kosco 21
6 Hungary Zoltan Hajdu 21
7 Hungary Janoš Bologh 21
8 Hungary Janoš Sereš 19
9 Hungary Robert Nagy 16
10 Hungary Joszef Sziracky 14
11 Hungary Ferenc Juhaš 14
12 Hungary Ištvan Rušz 13
13 Hungary Andraš Kovacs 8
14 Hungary Robert Csilik 8
15 Hungary Sandor Ujhelyi 4
16 Hungary Janoš Oreško 3

Сontinental Final[edit]

  • July 26, 1987
  •  ITA Lonigo
  • First 4 to the 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 West Germany (1) Gerd Riss 13 3 3 1 3 3 13 1 3
2 Poland (11) Roman Jankowski 13 2 3 2 3 3 13 2 2
3 Czechoslovakia (8) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 11 2 3 2 2 2 11 3 3
4 Czechoslovakia (4) Roman Matoušek 11 1 2 3 3 2 11 4 2
5 Soviet Union (2) Vladimir Trofimov 10 2 3 2 1 2 10 5 3
6 Italy (7) Armando Dal Chiele 10 3 2 1 1 3 10 6 2
7 Italy (13) Armando Castagna 9 2 2 2 0 3 9 7
8 Poland (6) Janusz Stachyra 9 1 2 3 2 1 9 8
9 Hungary (9) Zoltan Adorjan 7 3 1 3 F X 7 9
10 West Germany (12) Karl Maier 6 E 1 1 2 2 6 10
11 Hungary (5) Antal Kosco 5 F 0 3 2 E 5 11
12 Soviet Union (16) Mikhail Starostin 4 3 0 X 1 E 4 12
13 Czechoslovakia (14) Petr Vandirek 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 13
14 Poland (3) Wojciech Zabialowicz 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 14
15 Hungary (15) Sandor Tihanyi 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 15
16 Poland (10) Jan Krzystyniak 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 16
R1 Austria (R1) Toni Pilotto 0 0 R1
R2 Soviet Union (R2) Viktor Kuznetsov 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]

Day 1[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 United States (6) Sam Ermolenko 13 3 1 3 3 3 13 1
2 Denmark (13) Erik Gundersen 13 3 3 3 3 1 13 2
3 Denmark (2) Hans Nielsen 12 1 3 3 2 3 12 3
4 United Kingdom (15) Jeremy Doncaster 12 2 3 2 2 3 12 4
5 Sweden (12) Per Jonsson 11 3 2 1 3 2 11 5
6 Denmark (10) Jan O. Pedersen 10 2 2 1 3 2 10 6
7 Sweden (4) Jimmy Nilsen 9 3 3 2 0 1 9 7
8 New Zealand (5) Mitch Shirra 7 2 0 0 2 3 7 8
9 United States (11) John Cook 7 1 2 1 1 2 7 9
10 United Kingdom (1) Simon Cross 7 2 1 2 1 1 7 10
11 Czechoslovakia (14) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 5 1 0 2 2 0 5 11
12 United Kingdom (9) Chris Morton 5 0 2 0 1 2 5 12
13 West Germany (3) Gerd Riss 4 F 1 3 T 0 4 13
14 Czechoslovakia (8) Roman Matoušek 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 14
15 Netherlands (7) Henny Kroeze 1 F 0 0 0 1 1 15
16 Poland (16) Roman Jankowski 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
R1 Denmark (R1) Peter Ravn 1 1 1 R1
R2 Soviet Union (R2) Vladimir Trofimov 0 0 R2
R3 Netherlands (R3) Peter Seur 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 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

Day 2[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 Denmark (10) Hans Nielsen 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 1
2 Sweden (5) Jimmy Nilsen 13 3 3 2 2 3 13 2
3 Denmark (12) Erik Gundersen 11 1 1 3 3 3 11 3 3
4 United States (2) Sam Ermolenko 11 3 2 1 3 2 11 4 2
5 Sweden (7) Per Jonsson 11 2 2 2 2 3 11 5
6 Denmark (4) Jan O. Pedersen 9 1 3 1 2 2 9 6
7 United States (16) John Cook 8 3 0 3 1 1 8 7
8 Poland (6) Roman Jankowski 8 1 1 1 3 2 8 8
9 United Kingdom (8) Jeremy Doncaster 8 0 2 2 2 2 8 9
10 Germany (1) Gerd Riss 8 2 2 2 1 1 8 10
11 New Zealand (15) Mitch Shirra 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 11
12 Czechoslovakia (9) Antonín Kasper, Jr. 4 0 0 3 1 0 4 12
13 United Kingdom (13) Chris Morton 4 1 1 0 1 1 4 13
14 United Kingdom (11) Simon Cross 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 14
15 Czechoslovakia (3) Roman Matoušek 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 15
16 Netherlands (14) Henny Kroeze 0 0 E 0 E 0 0 16
R1 Denmark (R1) Peter Ravn 0 0 R1
R2 Soviet Union (R2) Vladimir Trofimov 0 0 R2
R3 Netherlands (R3) Peter Seur 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 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

Final standings[edit]

Pos. Rider Scores Total
1 Denmark Hans Nielsen 12+15 27
2 Denmark Erik Gundersen 13+11 24+3
3 United States Sam Ermolenko 13+11 24+2
4 Sweden Jimmy Nilsen 9+13 22
5 Sweden Per Jonsson 11+11 22
6 England Jeremy Doncaster 12+8 20
7 Denmark Jan O. Pedersen 10+9 19
8 United States John Cook 7+8 15
9 New Zealand Mitch Shirra 7+5 12
10 Germany Gerd Riss 4+8 12
11 England Simon Cross 7+3 10
12 Czech Republic Antonín Kasper, Jr. 5+4 9
13 England Chris Morton 5+4 9
14 Poland Roman Jankowski 0+8 8
15 Czech Republic Roman Matousek 3+2 5
16 Netherlands Henny Kroeze 1+0 1
R1 Denmark Peter Ravn 1 1
R2 Soviet Union Władimir Trofimow did not ride -

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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