1975 Speedway World Team Cup

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1975 Speedway World Team Cup
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The 1975 Speedway World Team Cup was the 16th edition of the FIM Speedway World Team Cup to determine the team world champions. [1] [2] [3]

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The final took place at Motodrom Halbemond in Norden, Lower Saxony, West Germany. [4] The title was won by England for the fifth consecutive year and sixth time in total. The sixth win took brought them level with Sweden for the record of most wins. [5] [6]

Qualification

British Round

PlacingTeam / Rider nameTotal 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 910111213141516Pts17181920
1 Flag of England.svg England 37245710121417202325283134373737373737
(9) Ray Wilson 713307
(10) Peter Collins 10223310
(11) Dave Jessup 10232310
(12) John Louis 10223310
(19) Malcolm Simmons 00
2 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia 241467991213131516171819212424242424
(13) John Boulger 933F39
(14) Phil Crump 611226
(15) Phil Herne 420114
(16) Billy Sanders 512115
(20) Bob Humphreys 00
3 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 2134445899111114141618192121212121
(5) Ivan Mauger 11333211
(6) Barry Briggs 311013
(7) Bruce Cribb 301-23
(8) Gary Peterson 40E224
(18) Larry Ross 000
4 Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland 1400366779101111131313131414141414
(1) Jim McMillan 832218
(2) Bobby Beaton 33F0-3
(3) George Hunter 201102
(4) Brian Collins 100101
(17) Jim Gallacher 000
PlacingTeam / Rider nameTotal 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 910111213141516Pts171819 20

M - exclusion for exceeding two-minute time allowance • T - exclusion for touching the tapes • X - other exclusion • E - retired or mechanical failure • F - fell

Helmet colours were permanent for each team (Red, Blue, White and Yellow/Black). Colours in diagrams indicate gate positions:
gate A – insidegate Bgate Cgate D – outside

* England to Final


Scandinavian Round

1st2nd3rd4th
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden - 38
Tommy Johansson - 12
Bernt Persson - 10
Tommy Jansson - 9
Sören Sjösten - 4
Jan Simensen - 3
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark - 25
Ole Olsen - 10
Jan Rene Henningsen - 6
Kurt Bøgh- 5
Leif Berlin - 4
Finn Thomsen - 0
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway - 17
Øyvind S. Berg - 7
Dag Lovaas - 7
Reidar Eide - 3
Jan Terje Gravningen - 0
Helge Langli - 0
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland - 16
Ila Teromaa - 6
Kai Niemi - 4
Markku Helminen - 3
Pekka Paljakka - 2
Kari Vuoristo - 1

* Sweden to Final


Continental Qualifying Round


1st2nd3rd4th
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany - 33
Hans Wassermann - 11
Christoph Betzl - 7
Fritz Baur - 6
Georg Gilgenreiner - 5
Jan Käter - 4
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria - 26
Josef Haider - 8
Herbert Szerecs - 8
Hubert Fischbacher- 5
Adi Funk - 5
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy - 22
Giuseppe Marzotto - 11
Francesco Biginato - 6
Luigi Bazan - 2
Dario Casarsa - 2
Armando Terenzani - 1
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands - 15
Henny Kroeze - 9
Henk Steman - 3
Frits Koppe - 2
Piet Seur - 1
Tonny Egges - 0

* West Germany and Austria to Continental Semifinal


Continental Qualifying Round

1st2nd3rd4th
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia - 32
Jan Klokocka - 12
Josef Minarik - 7
Jan Verner - 6
Vaclav Hejl - 4
Jan Hadek - 3
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary - 31
Istvan Sziraczky - 10
Janos Berki - 9
Pal Perenyi- 7
Janos Szoeke - 5
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria - 24
Peter Petkov - 8
Angel Eftimov - 6
Orlin Janakiev - 6
Christo Simeonov - 4
Nikolai Manev - 0
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia - 8
Stefan Kekec - 4
Djuro Fleten - 2
Josip Francic - 1
Joze Milov - 1

* Czechoslovakia and Hungary to Continental Semifinal


Tournament

Continental Semifinal

1st2nd3rd4th
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia - 40
Václav Verner - 12
Jan Klokocka - 11
Jiří Štancl - 9
Josef Minarik - 5
Petr Kucera - 3
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany - 32
Egon Müller - 10
Christoph Betzl - 8
Hans Wassermann- 8
Fritz Baur - 4
Georg Gilgenreiner - 2
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria - 12
Walter Grubmuler - 6
Adi Funk - 4
Josef Haider - 2
Alex Taudtmann - 0
Herbert Szerecs - 0
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary - 11
Janos Jakab - 4
Istvan Sziraczky - 4
Pal Perenyi - 2
Janos Berki - 1
Janos Szoeke - 0

* Czechoslovakia and West Germany to Continental Final

Continental Final

PlacingTeam / Rider nameTotal 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 910111213141516Pts17181920
1 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union 32358810111113141720222326293232323232
(5) Vladimir Gordeev 10313310
(6) Valery Gordeev 922239
(7) Grigory Khlinovsky 6FX336
(8) Viktor Trofimov 732117
(18) Mikhail Starostin 00
2 Flag of Poland.svg Poland 2812477101316182021242427282828282828
(13) Marek Cieślak 613206
(14) Zenon Plech 713217
(15) Henryk Glücklich 11233311
(16) Jerzy Rembas 4301F4
(20) Edward Jancarz 00
3 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia 2635569111214151515182022242626262626
(1) Jiří Štancl 812328
(2) Jan Hadek 301-23
(3) Václav Verner 622026
(4) Jan Klokocka 933129
(17) Petr Kucera 000
4 Flag of Germany.svg West Germany 101133444578889991010101010
(9) Egon Müller 521115
(10) Christoph Betzl 200202
(11) Fritz Baur 1F10-1
(12) Hans Wassermann 210012
(19) Georg Gilgenreiner 000
PlacingTeam / Rider nameTotal 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 910111213141516Pts171819 20

M - exclusion for exceeding two-minute time allowance • T - exclusion for touching the tapes • X - other exclusion • E - retired or mechanical failure • F - fell

Helmet colours were permanent for each team (Red, Blue, White and Yellow/Black). Colours in diagrams indicate gate positions:
gate A – insidegate Bgate Cgate D – outside

* Soviet Union and Poland to Final

World Final

PlacingTeam / Rider nameTotal 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 910111213141516Pts17181920
1 Flag of England.svg England 41036912131518212326293235384141414141
(13) Malcolm Simmons 11323311
(14) John Louis 803238
(15) Martin Ashby 10313310
(16) Peter Collins 12333312
(20) Dave Jessup 00
2 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union 2934668101315172021222425272929292929
(1) Vladimir Gordeev 5T2125
(2) Valery Gordeev 823128
(3) Grigory Khlinovsky 812328
(4) Viktor Trofimov 832218
(17) Mikhail Starostin 00
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1624467101011121214141414151616161616
(5) Anders Michanek 823218
(6) Tommy Jansson 421014
(7) Bernt Persson 220002
(8) Sören Sjösten 101-1
(18) Sören Karlsson 111
4 Flag of Poland.svg Poland 911233344455779999999
(9) Henryk Glücklich 210102
(10) Edward Jancarz 110001
(11) Zenon Plech 000--0
(12) Marek Cieślak 411204
(19) Jerzy Rembas 2022
PlacingTeam / Rider nameTotal 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 910111213141516Pts171819 20

M - exclusion for exceeding two-minute time allowance • T - exclusion for touching the tapes • X - other exclusion • E - retired or mechanical failure • F - fell

Helmet colours were permanent for each team (Red, Blue, White and Yellow/Black). Colours in diagrams indicate gate positions:
gate A – insidegate Bgate Cgate D – outside

See also

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