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1960 Individual Speedway World Championship

1960 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1960 Individual Speedway World Championship.


Contents

British QualificationEdit

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Preliminary Round
2 June  Sheffield   Dennis Newton   Eric Hockaday   Tink Maynard
4 June  Stoke   Reg Fearman   Reg Luckhurst   Alan Smith
4 June  Edinburgh   Guy Allott   Gil Goldfinch   Tony Robinson
6 June  Liverpool   Peter Vandenberg   Ken Adams   Nick Nicholls
10 June  Rayleigh   Reg Reeves   Alan Smith   Stan Stevens
10 June  Bristol   Ernie Baker   Johnny Hole   Maury Mattingley
11 June  Cradley Heath   Maury Mattingley   Reg Reeves   Gil Goldfinch
11 June  Bradford   Charlie Barsby   Danny Dunton   Ken Adams
15 June  Poole   Dennis Newton   Ron Taylor   Alan Kidd
First Round
2 July  Belle Vue   Peter Craven   Dick Fisher   Ronnie Genz
2 July  Swindon   Chum Taylor   Ray Cresp   Mike Broadbanks
4 July  Wimbledon   Ron How   Jack Young   Alf Hagon
5 July  Southampton   Neil Street   Jack Biggs   Bryan Elliott
6 July  New Cross   Barry Briggs   Neil Street   Ron Johnston
7 July  Oxford   Mike Broadbanks   Ronnie Genz   Les McGillivray
7 July  Ipswich   Peter Craven   Nigel Boocock   Jim Lightfoot
8 July  Leicester   Barry Briggs   Ken McKinlay   Jack Geran
9 July  Coventry   Ken McKinlay   Jack Young   Les Owen
9 July  Norwich   Ron How   Billy Bales   Aub Lawson
Semi-Finals
8 August  Wimbledon   Peter Craven   Barry Briggs   Eric Williams
13 August  Norwich   Peter Craven   Ken McKinlay   Bob Andrews
13 August  Coventry   Ron How   Peter Moore   Aub Lawson
16 August  Southampton   Ken McKinlay   Jack Young   Ron How

Scandinavian QualificationsEdit

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Semi-Finals
1 May  Visby   Rune Sormander   Olle Nygren   Alf Jonsson
5 May  Stockholm   Goran Norlen   Gote Nordin   Bertil Strid
26 May  Hillerod   Alf Jonsson   Bjorn Knutsson   Aage Hansen
26 May  Helsinki   Olle Nygren   Gote Nordin   Curt Nuqvist
Final
16 June  Oslo   Olle Nygren   Gote Nordin   Aage Hansen


Scandinavian FinalEdit

  • 16 June 1960
  •   Oslo
  • First 7 to European Final plus 1 reserve
Pos. Rider Heat Scores Total
1   Olle Nygren 14+3
2   Gote Nordin 14+2
3   Aage Hansen 13
4   Rune Sormander 12
5   Curt Nyqvist 10
6   Bjorn Knutsson 10
7   Goran Norlen 9
8   Alf Jonsson 9
9   Arne Pander 6
10   Sverre Harrfeldt 5
11   Kjell Warenius 5
12   Evert Andersson 4
13   Bernt Nilsson 3
14   Hans Hallberg 2
15   Rolf Westerberg 2
16   Joel Jannson 2
R1   Bertil Strid 0

Continental RoundEdit

Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
Quarter-Finals
22 May  Zagreb   Florian Kapala   Jan Malinowski   Joachim Maj
22 May  Liberec   František Richter   Stefan Kepa   Stanislaw Svoboda
22 May  Leszno   Bernard Kacperak   Konstanty Pociejkowicz   Pawel Waloszek
30 May  Wieden   Josef Bossner   Henryk Zyto   Antonin Kasper, Sr.
Semi-Finals
26 June  Munich   Josef Hofmeister   Jan Malinowski   Florian Kapala
26 June  Slany   Stanislaw Svoboda   Jaroslav Volf   František Richter
Continental Final
3 July  Wieden   Josef Hofmeister   Henryk Zyto   Marian Kaiser
European Final
14 August  Wroclaw   Marian Kaiser   Ove Fundin   Stefan Kwoczala


Continental FinalEdit

  • 3 July, 1960
  •   Wieden
  • 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 21
    (10) Josef Hofmeister 13 1 3 3 3 3 13 1
    (1) Henryk Zyto 11 3 3 2 2 1 11 2 3
    (9) Marian Kaiser 11 3 1 2 2 3 11 3 2
4   (6) František Richter 11 3 1 1 3 3 11 4 1
5   (2) Stefan Kwoczala 10 2 2 2 2 2 10 5
6   (5) Mieczysław Połukard 10 1 2 3 1 3 10 6
7   (7) Jan Malinowski 9 2 2 1 3 1 9 7
8   (3) Stanislaw Svoboda 9 0 3 3 2 1 9 8
9   (13) Luboš Tomíček, Sr. 8 3 0 2 3 0 8 9
10   (16) Stanislaw Rurarz 7 2 2 3 0 0 7 10
11   (12) Jaroslaw Volf 6 2 1 0 1 2 6 11
12   (15) Pawel Waloszek 5 1 0 1 1 2 5 12
13   (11) Florian Kapala 4 0 1 0 1 2 4 13
14   (4) Josef Seidl 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 14
15   (14) Bedrich Slany 1 0 0 1 F - 1 15
16   (8) Joachim Maj 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
R1   (R1) Ernest Luttenberger 0 1 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

European FinalEdit

  • 14 August 1960
  •   Wroclaw
  • First 6 to World Final plis 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
    (6) Marian Kaiser 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 1
    (14) Ove Fundin 13 2 2 3 3 3 13 2
    (3) Stefan Kwoczala 11 3 3 1 3 1 11 3
4   (2) Josef Hofmeister 10 0 1 3 3 3 10 4
5   (12) Henryk Zyto 10 2 2 2 1 3 10 5
6   (1) Rune Sormander 10 2 2 2 2 2 10 6
7   (10) Mieczysław Połukard 9 3 0 3 2 1 9 7 3
8   (8) Stanislaw Svoboda 9 1 3 2 0 3 9 8 2
9   (15) Aage Hansen 8 3 2 1 2 0 8 9
10   (4) Olle Nygren 6 1 1 2 1 1 6 10
11   (5) Curt Nyqvist 5 2 1 0 0 2 5 11
12   (16) Jan Malinowski 4 0 0 1 1 2 4 12
13   (9) Frantisek Richter 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 13
14   (13) Gote Nordin 4 1 0 1 2 0 4 14
15   (7) Bjorn Knutsson 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 15
16   (11) Goran Norlen 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 16
R1   (R1) Alf Jonsson 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

World FinalEdit


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
    (2) Ove Fundin 14 3 3 2 3 3 14 1 3
    (12) Ronnie Moore 14 3 3 3 2 3 14 2 2
    (7) Peter Craven 14 3 3 3 3 2 14 3 1
4   (11) Peter Moore 12 2 2 3 2 3 12 4
5   (13) Ron Johnston 10 3 2 2 1 2 10 5
6   (5) Barry Briggs 9 2 1 1 3 2 9 6
7   (14) Stefan Kwoczala 8 1 2 3 1 1 8 7
8   (6) Josef Hofmeister 6 0 0 2 3 1 6 8
9   (9) Ken McKinlay 6 0 3 2 1 0 6 9
10   (4) Jack Young 6 1 2 1 2 F 6 10
11   (1) Chum Taylor 5 2 0 0 0 3 5 11
12   (16) Rune Sörmander 5 2 0 1 1 1 5 12
13   (10) Henryk Żyto 4 1 1 0 2 0 4 13
14   (8) Aub Lawson 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 14
15   (3) Marian Kaiser 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 15
16   (15) Bryan Elliott 0 0 E E 0 - 0 16
R1   (R1) Bob Andrews 2 2 2 R1
R2   (R2) Mieczysław Połukard 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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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