Individual Speedway Long Track World Championship

This is the complete list of Individual Long Track World Championship medalists from 1971. Also included are the medalists from 1957 to 1970 when the championship was known as the European Individual Long Track Championship.[1][2][3][4]

World Longtrack Championship
CategoryMotorcycle Racing
CountryInternational
RegionVarious
Inaugural season1957

MedalistsEdit

European Long Track ChampionshipEdit

Year Venue Winners Runner-up 3rd place
1957   Solvalla   NOR Basse Hveem   GER Josef Hofmeister   NOR Eric Brafvold
1958   Mühldorf   GER Josef Hofmeister   FIN Aulis Tuominen   AUT Joseph Kamper
1959   Käpylä   GER Josef Hofmeister   FIN Atti Pajari   SWE Olle Nygren
1960   Plattling   GER Josef Hofmeister   GER Josef Seidl   GER Josef Sinzinger
1961   Oslo   FIN Timo Laine   SWE Ove Fundin   NOR Erik Simonsen
1962   Mühldorf   SWE Bertl Strid   GER Joseph Seidl   FIN Timo Laine
1963   Malmö   SWE Bertl Strid   DEN Kurt W. Petersen   GER Manfred Poschenreider
1964   Scheeßel   DEN Kurt W. Petersen   FIN Ollie Turunen   GER Manfred Poschenreider
1965   Seinäjoki   SWE Björn Knutsson   FIN Timo Laine   GER Joseph Seidl
1966   Mühldorf   GER Manfred Poschenreider   DEN Kurt W. Petersen   NOR Jon Odegard
1967   Scheeßel   GER Manfred Poschenreider   ENG Don Godden   NOR Jon Odegard
1968   Mühldorf   GER Manfred Poschenreider   ENG Don Godden   DEN Kurt W. Petersen
1969   Oslo   ENG Don Godden   NOR Jon Odegard   DEN Kurt W. Petersen
1970   Scheeßel   NOR Jon Odegard   ENG Don Godden   GER Hans Zierk

World Long Track ChampionshipEdit

Year Venue Winners Runner-up 3rd place
1971   Oslo   NZL Ivan Mauger   GER Manfred Poschenreider   SWE Runo Wedin
1972   Mühldorf   NZL Ivan Mauger   GER Manfred Poschenreider   NOR Jon Odegard
1973   Oslo   DEN Ole Olsen   GER Hans Siegl   GER Manfred Poschenreider
1974   Scheeßel   GER Egon Müller   NZL Ivan Mauger   GER Alois Wiesböck
1975   Gornja Radgona   GER Egon Müller   NZL Ivan Mauger   DEN Ole Olsen
1976   Mariánské Lázně   NZL Ivan Mauger   DEN Ole Olsen   GER Egon Müller
1977   Aalborg   SWE Anders Michanek   GER Hans Siegl   DEN Ole Olsen
1978   Mühldorf   GER Egon Müller   GER Alois Wiesböck   ENG Peter Collins
1979   Mariánské Lázně   GER Alois Wiesböck   SWE Anders Michanek   DEN Ole Olsen
1980   Scheeßel   GER Karl Maier   GER Egon Müller   GER Joseph Aigner
  GER Christop Betzl
1981   Gornja Radgona   ENG Michael Lee   GER Christop Betzl   SWE Anders Michanek
1982   Korskro   GER Karl Maier   GER Alois Wiesböck   GER Egon Müller
1983   Mariánské Lázně   USA Shawn Moran   CZE Jiří Štancl   GER Karl Maier
1984   Herxheim   DEN Erik Gundersen   GER Egon Müller   GER Karl Maier
1985   Korskro   ENG Simon Wigg   CZE Jiří Štancl   ENG Peter Collins
1986   Pfarrkirchen   DEN Erik Gundersen   ENG Peter Collins    SWI Marcel Gerhard
1987   Mühldorf   GER Karl Maier   ENG Simon Wigg   USA Shawn Moran
1988   Scheeßel   GER Karl Maier   GER Klaus Lausch   ENG Chris Morton
1989   Mariánské Lázně   ENG Simon Wigg   CZE Aleš Dryml Sr.   GER Karl Maier
1990   Herxheim   ENG Simon Wigg   GER Karl Maier   GER Hans Pingel
1991   Mariánské Lázně   GER Gerd Riss   CZE Aleš Dryml Sr.   DEN Jan O. Pedersen
1992   Pfarrkirchen    SWI Marcel Gerhard   NZL Mitch Shirra   GER Karl Maier
1993   Mühldorf   ENG Simon Wigg   GER Karl Maier    SWI Marcel Gerhard
1994   Mariánské Lázně   ENG Simon Wigg   GER Andre Pollehn   GER Gerd Riss
1995   Scheeßel   ENG Kelvin Tatum   ENG Simon Wigg   GER Walter Scherwitzki
1996   Herxheim   GER Gerd Riss   GER Robert Barth   GER Bernd Diener

Grand Prix Series (since 1997)Edit

Year Venues Winners Runner-up 3rd place
1997
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five events   GER Tommy Dunker   ENG Steve Schofield   ENG Glenn Cunningham
1998
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five events   ENG Kelvin Tatum   GER Gerd Riss   ENG Steve Schofield
1999
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five events   GER Gerd Riss   GER Robert Barth   ENG Kelvin Tatum
2000
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five events   ENG Kelvin Tatum   GER Robert Barth   GER Matthias Kröger
2001
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four events   GER Gerd Riss   ENG Kelvin Tatum   GER Robert Barth
2002
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five events   GER Robert Barth   GER Gerd Riss   ENG Kelvin Tatum
2003
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six events   GER Robert Barth   ENG Kelvin Tatum   GER Gerd Riss
2004
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five events   GER Gerd Riss   ENG Kelvin Tatum   GER Roberto Diener
2005
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nine events   GER Robert Barth   GER Gerd Riss   ENG Paul Hurry
2006
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five events   GER Robert Barth   FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi   GER Gerd Riss
2007
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three events   GER Gerd Riss   FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi   FRA Mathieu Tresarrieu
2008
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four events   GER Gerd Riss   ENG Glen Phillips   NED Dirk Fabriek
2009
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five events   GER Gerd Riss   FRA Stephane Tresarrieu   NED Dirk Fabriek
2010
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six events   FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi   NED Theo Pijper   GER Richard Speiser
2011
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six events   FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi   GER Richard Speiser   GER Stephan Katt
2012
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six events   FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi   GER Martin Smolinski   CZE Josef Franc
2013
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six events   FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi   NED Jannick de Jong   ENG Richard Hall
2014
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five events   GER Erik Riss   NED Jannick de Jong   FIN Joonas Kylmäkorpi
2015
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four events   NED Jannick de Jong   GER Erik Riss   FRA Dimitri Bergé
2016
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five events   GER Erik Riss   NED Jannick de Jong   FRA Mathieu Tresarrieu
2017
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five events   FRA Mathieu Tresarrieu   GER Michael Hartel   CZE Josef Franc
2018
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five events   GER Martin Smolinski   FRA Dimitri Bergé   FRA Mathieu Tresarrieu
2019
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five events   FRA Dimitri Bergé   GER Martin Smolinski   FRA Mathieu Tresarrieu

RidersEdit

There have been 369 competitors from 22 countries.

RecordsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Longtrack World Champions". Grasstrack GB.
  2. ^ "SPEEDWAY and LONGTRACK". Speedway.org.
  3. ^ "WORLD LONGTRACK FINALS 1971 – 1996 Tracy Holmes" (PDF). Speedway Plus.com.
  4. ^ Montague, Trevor (2004). A To Z of Sport, page 512. Little Brown. ISBN 0-316-72946-9.
  5. ^ http://grasstrackgb.co.uk/2016-world-longtrack-overall-standings/
Books
  • Loader, Tony (1991). Loader's International Speedway Annual 1991. Tony Loader. pp. 31–33. ISSN 1036-4404. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)

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