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SPEEDWAY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

YEAR VENUE WINNER SECOND THIRD


1936 Wembley GB Lionel van Praag AUS Eric Langton ENG Bluey Wilkinson AUS
1937 Wembley GB Jack Milne USA Wilbur Lamoreaux USA Cordy Milne USA
1938 Wembley GB Bluey Wilkinson AUS Jack Milne USA Wilbur Lamoreaux USA
1946 Wembley GB Tommy Price ENG Bill Kitchen ENG Jack Parker ENG

"British"
Unofficial 1947 Wembley GB Jack Parker ENG Bill Kitchen ENG Bill Longley AUS
1948 Wembley GB Vic Duggan AUS Ron Johnson AUS Alec Statham ENG
1949 Wembley GB Tommy Price ENG Jack Parker ENG Louis Lawson ENG
1950 Wembley GB Freddie Williams WAL Wally Green ENG Graham Warren AUS
1951 Wembley GB Jack Young AUS Split Waterman ENG Jack Biggs AUS
1952 Wembley GB Jack Young AUS Freddie Williams WAL Bob Oakley ENG
1953 Wembley GB Freddie Williams WAL Split Waterman ENG Geoff Mardon NZ
1954 Wembley GB Ronnie Moore NZ Brian Crutcher ENG Olle Nygren SWE
1955 Wembley GB Peter Craven ENG Ronnie Moore NZ Barry Briggs NZ
1956 Wembley GB Ove Fundin SWE Ronnie Moore NZ Arthur Forrest ENG
1957 Wembley GB Barry Briggs NZ Ove Fundin SWE Peter Craven ENG
1958 Wembley GB Barry Briggs NZ Ove Fundin SWE Aub Lawson AUS
1959 Wembley GB Ronnie Moore NZ Ove Fundin SWE Barry Briggs NZ
1960 Wembley GB Ove Fundin SWE Ronnie Moore NZ Peter Craven ENG
1961 Malmo SWE Ove Fundin SWE Bjorn Knutsson SWE Gote Nordin SWE
1962 Wembley GB Peter Craven ENG Barry Briggs NZ Ove Fundin SWE
1963 Wembley GB Ove Fundin SWE Bjorn Knutsson SWE Barry Briggs NZ
1964 Gothenburg SWE Barry Briggs NZ Igor Plechanov USSR Ove Fundin SWE
1965 Wembley GB Bjorn Knutsson SWE Igor Plechanov USSR Ove Fundin SWE
1966 Gothenburg SWE Barry Briggs NZ Sverre Harrfeldt NOR Antonin Woryna POL
1967 Wembley GB Ove Fundin SWE Bengt Jansson SWE Ivan Mauger NZ
1968 Gothenburg SWE Ivan Mauger NZ Barry Briggs NZ Edward Jancarz POL
1969 Wembley GB Ivan Mauger NZ Barry Briggs NZ Soren Sjosten SWE
1970 Wroclaw POL Ivan Mauger NZ Pawel Waloszek POL Antonin Woryna POL
1971 Gothenburg SWE Ole Olsen DEN Ivan Mauger NZ Bengt Jansson SWE
1972 Wembley GB Ivan Mauger NZ Bernt Persson CH & SWE Ole Olsen DEN
1973 Chorzow POL Jerzy Szczakiel POL Ivan Mauger NZ Zenon Plech POL
1974 Gothenburg SWE Anders Michanek SWE Ivan Mauger NZ Soren Sjosten SWE
1975 Wembley GB Ole Olsen DEN Anders Michanek SWE John Louis GB
1976 Chorzow POL Peter Collins GB Malcolm Simmons GB Phil Crump AUS
1977 Gothenburg SWE Ivan Mauger NZ Peter Collins GB Ole Olsen DEN
1978 Wembley GB Ole Olsen DEN Gordon Kennett GB Scott Autrey USA
1979 Chorzow POL Ivan Mauger NZ Zenon Plech POL Michael Lee GB
1980 Gothenburg SWE Michael Lee GB Dave Jessup GB Billy Sanders AUS
1981 Wembley GB Bruce Penhall USA Ole Olsen DEN Tommy Knudsen DEN
1982 Los AngelesUSA Bruce Penhall USA Les Collins GB Dennis Sigalos USA
1983 Norden GER Egon Muller GER Billy Sanders AUS Michael Lee GB
1984 Gothenburg SWE Erik Gundersen DEN Hans Nielsen DEN Lance King USA
1985 Bradford GB Erik Gundersen DEN Hans Nielsen DEN Sam Ermolenko USA
1986 Chorzow POL Hans Neilsen DEN Jan O.Pedersen DEN Kelvin Tatum GB
1987 Amsterdam NED Hans Neilsen DEN Erik Gundersen DEN Sam Ermolenko USA
1988 Vojens DEN Erik Gundersen DEN Hans Nielsen DEN Jan O.Pedersen DEN
1989 Munich GER Hans Neilsen DEN Simon Wigg GB Jeremy Doncaster GB
1990* Bradford GB Per Jonsson SWE -- Todd Wiltshire * AUS
1991 Gothenburg SWE Jan O. Pedersen DEN Tony Rickardsson SWE Hans Nielsen DEN
1992 Wroclaw POL Gary Havelock GB Per Jonsson SWE Gert Handberg DEN
1993 Pockring GER Sam Ermolenko USA Hans Nielsen DEN Chris Louis GB
1994 Vojens DEN Tony Rickardsson SWE Hans Nielsen DEN Craig Boyce AUS
1995 (GP series -6) Hans Nielsen DEN Tony Rickardsson SWE Sam Ermolenko USA
1996 (GP series -6) Billy Hamill USA Hans Nielsen DEN Greg Hancock USA
1997 (GP series -6) Greg Hancock USA Billy Hamill USA Tomasz Gollob POL
1998 (GP series -6) Tony Rickardsson SWE Jimmy Nilsen SWE Tomasz Gollob POL
1999 (GP series -6) Tony Rickardsson SWE Tomasz Gollob POL Hans Nielsen DEN
2000 (GP series - 6) Mark Loram GB Billy Hamill USA Tony Rickardsson SWE
2001 (GP series - 6) Tony Rickardsson SWE Jason Crump AUS Tomasz Gollob POL
2002 (GP series -10) Tony Rickardsson SWE Jason Crump AUS Ryan Sullivan AUS
2003 (GP series - 9) Nicki Pedersen DEN Jason Crump AUS Tony Rickardsson SWE
2004 (GP series - 9) Jason Crump AUS Tony Rickardsson SWE Greg Hancock USA
2005 (GP series - 9) Tony Rickardsson SWE Jason Crump AUS Leigh Adams AUS
2006 (GP series - 10) Jason Crump AUS Greg Hancock USA Nicki Pedersen DEN
2007 (GP series - 11) Nicki Pedersen DEN Leigh Adams AUS Jason Crump AUS
2008 (GP series - 11) Nicki Pedersen DEN Jason Crump AUS Tomasz Gollob POL
2009 (GP series - 11) Jason Crump AUS Tomasz Gollob POL Emil Sayfutdinov RUS
2010 (GP series - 11) Tomasz Gollob POL Jaroslaw Hampel POL Jason Crump AUS
2011 (GP series - 11) Greg Hancock USA Andreas Johnsson SWE Jaroslav Hampel POL
2012 (GP series 12) Chris Holder AUS Nicki Pedersen DEN Greg Hancock USA
2013 (GP series 12) Tai Woffinden GB Jaroslaw Hampel POL Niels Kristian Iversen DEN
2014 (GP series 12) Greg Hancock USA Krzysztof Kasprzak POL Nicki Pedersen DEN
2015 (GP series 12) Tai Woffinden GB Greg Hancock USA Nicki Pedersen DEN
2016 (GP series - 11) Greg Hancock USA Tai Woffinden GB Bartosz Zmarzlik POL
2017 (GP series 12) Jason Doyle AUS Patryk Dudek POL Tai Woffinden GB
* 1990: Shawn Moran USA, retrospectively stripped of 2nd place afters drugs test results: no 2nd place awarded.
ccj 28.10.2017 www.speedwaychampions.com

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