1998 Speedway World Team Cup

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1998 Speedway World Team Cup
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The final of the 1998 Speedway World Team Cup, the annual international speedway world championship tournament, took place on 11 September at the Vojens Speedway Center in Denmark. The winners were the United States team.

Qualification[edit]

Group B[edit]


1st 2nd 3rd
 Latvia 35
10.Nikolay Kokin (2,1,3,3,2,2,3,2) - 18
11.Vladimir Voronkov (3,3,3,1,3,3,1,e) - 17
 Norway 29
1.Lars Gunnestad (3,1,3,3,3,1,3,3) - 20
2.Arnt Forland (2,1,2,1,2,e,0,1) - 9
 Ukraine 27
13.Igor Marko (1,2,2,2,3,2,e,2) - 14
14.Aleksandr Lyatosinskiy (2,1,2,1,2,1,2,2) - 13
4th 5th track reserve
 Slovenia 26
4.Matej Ferjan (1,0,3,1,3,2,3,3) - 16
5.Tomas Šustersič (3,2,f,0,1,1,2,1) - 10
 Italy 3
7.Simone Terenzani (0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0) - 3
8.Nicolo Andriolo (0,0,0,e,0,0,0,0) - 0

16.Aleksandr Biznya - ns
17.Maksim Andreev - ns
  • Latvia and Ukraine to Group A

Group A[edit]

Draw 1. Norway -> Ukraine


1st 2nd 3rd
 Czech Republic 39
10.Marian Jirout (3,2,2,3,3,1) - 14
11.Adrian Rymel (3,3,1,*,1,2) - 10
12.Antonín Kasper (3,3,*,3,3,3) - 15
 Hungary 35
1.Zoltan Adorjan (2,2,3,3,3,3) - 16
2.Sandor Tihanyi (3,3,3,1,2,2) - 14
3.Robert Nagy (1,e,*,2,2,*) - 5
 Russia 32
7.Roman Povazhny - (1,2,2,2,2,3) - 12
8.Sergej Darkin (2,3,2,2,2,2) - 13
9.Oleg Kurguskin (1,2,*,1,3,*) - 7
4th 5th
 Latvia 8
13.Nikolay Kokin (1,1,0,1,1,f) - 4
14.
15.Aleksandr Biznya (2,0,0,1,0,1) - 4
 Ukraine 2
4.Igor Marko (f,-,-,-,-,-) - 0
5.Aleksandr Lyatosinskiy (0,1,1,0,0,-) - 2
6.
  • Czech Republic and Hungary to Final

World Final[edit]

Placing Pair / Rider Name Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
1 United States USA 28 10 18 28
(1) Greg Hancock 12 2 3 1 2 2 2
(2) Billy Hamill 16 3 2 2 3 3 3
(15) Sam Ermolenko 0
2 Sweden Sweden 24 10 15 24
(5) Tony Rickardsson 5 3 2 0 - - -
(6) Jimmy Nilsen 13 2 3 3 0 3 2
(17) Peter Karlsson 6 2 1 3
3 Denmark Denmark 23 8 13 23
(11) Hans Nielsen 10 2 2 1 1 2 2
(12) Brian Karger 4 3 1 0 - - -
(20) Brian Andersen 9 3 3 3
4 Poland Poland 17 4 12 17
(13) Tomasz Gollob 15 1 3 3 3 2 3
(14) Jacek Gollob 0 0 E - - - E
(21) Robert Dados 2 E 2 0
5 Germany Germany 14 6 12 14
(9) Gerd Riss 1 1 - - - - -
(10) Robert Barth 6 0 3 1 0 1 1
(19) Matthias Kröger 7 2 2 3 0 E
6 Czech Republic Czech Republic 14 2 10 14
(3) Antonin Kasper, Jr. 9 1 1 3 2 0 2
(4) Marian Jirout 5 0 0 2 1 1 1
(16) Adrian Rymel 0
7 Hungary Hungary 6 2 4 6
(7) Zoltan Adorjan 5 1 1 1 0 1 1
(8) Sandor Tihanyi 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
(18) - 0
Placing Pair / Rider Name Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 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

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