1992 Individual Speedway World Championship

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1992 Individual Speedway World Championship
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The 1992 Individual Speedway World Championship was the 47th edition of the official World Championship to determine the world champion rider. [1] [2]

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Gary Havelock scored 14 points to become England's first Speedway World Champion since Michael Lee in 1980. Sweden's Per Jonsson, the 1990 World Champion, finished second with 11 points with Denmark's Gert Handberg third on 10 points. [3] [4]

Triple World Champion Hans Nielsen failed to qualify for a World Final for the first time since 1979 after only finishing 12th in the Nordic Final. [5]

Overseas Qualification

Australian Final

Pos.RiderPointsDetails
Gold medal icon.svg Leigh Adams ( Flag of Victoria (Australia).svg )14(3,2,3,3,3)
Silver medal icon.svg Shane Parker ( Flag of South Australia.svg )13(2,3,3,3,2)
Bronze medal icon.svg Mark Carlson ( Flag of Queensland.svg )11(2,2,2,2,3)
4 Jason Lyons ( Flag of Victoria (Australia).svg )10+3(3,0,3,2,2+3)
5 Glenn Doyle ( Flag of Western Australia.svg )10+2(3,3,1,2,1+2)
6 Tony Langdon ( Flag of Queensland.svg )10+1(1,2,1,3,3+1)
7 Craig Hodgson ( Flag of South Australia.svg )8(3,1,t,1,3)
8 Craig Boyce ( Flag of New South Wales.svg )8(2,3,2,0,1)
9 Mick Poole ( Flag of New South Wales.svg )8(1,3,1,1,2)
10 David Cheshire ( Flag of Western Australia.svg )7(1,1,3,2,0)
11 Rod Colquhoun ( Flag of New South Wales.svg )6(0,1,0,3,2)
12 Troy Butler ( Flag of Queensland.svg )6(0,2,2,1,1)
13 Michael Carter ( Flag of Western Australia.svg )5(2,0,2,1,0)
14 Glen Baxter ( Flag of the Northern Territory.svg )2(1,0,0,0,1)
15 Steve Greatz ( Flag of South Australia.svg ) (Res)1(-,1,0,-,0)
16 Paul Schevienen ( Flag of South Australia.svg ) (Res)1(-,-,1,0,-)
17 Kelvin Willis ( Flag of the Northern Territory.svg )0(0,0,0,0,0)
18 Todd Wiltshire ( Flag of New South Wales.svg )0(f,-,-,-,-)


New Zealand Qualification

DateVenueWinnerRunner-up3rd place
New Zealand Final
 ?? Flag of New Zealand.svg Meeanee Speedway Flag of New Zealand.svg Gary Allan Flag of New Zealand.svg Mark Thorpe Flag of New Zealand.svg Paul Atkins


Danish Final

Pos.RiderTotal
1 Flag of Denmark.svg Gert Handberg 27
2 Flag of Denmark.svg Brian Karger 23+3
3 Flag of Denmark.svg John Jörgensen 23+2
4 Flag of Denmark.svg Tommy Knudsen 21
5 Flag of Denmark.svg Claus Jacobsen 19+3
6 Flag of Denmark.svg Peter Ravn 19+2
7 Flag of Denmark.svg Allan Johansen 18
8 Flag of Denmark.svg Brian Andersen 18
9 Flag of Denmark.svg Bo Eriksen 11
10 Flag of Denmark.svg Jan Staechmann 10
11 Flag of Denmark.svg Jan Andersen 10
12 Flag of Denmark.svg Tom Knudsen 9
13 Flag of Denmark.svg Jan Petersen 8
14 Flag of Denmark.svg Lars-Henrik Jörgensen 7
15 Flag of Denmark.svg Hans Clausen 7
16 Flag of Denmark.svg Rene Madsen 4
17 Flag of Denmark.svg Jacob Olsen (Res)4
18 Flag of Denmark.svg Jens-Peter Nielsen (Res)2


British Final

Pos.RiderTotal
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Gary Havelock 13+3
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Martin Dugard 13+2
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Smith 11
4 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paul Thorp 10
5 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Kelvin Tatum 10
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris Louis 9
7 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Marvyn Cox 8
8 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Simon Wigg 7
9 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mark Loram 7
10 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dave Mullett 6+3
11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dean Barker 6+2
12 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Sean Wilson 5
13 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Graham Jones 4
14 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jeremy Doncaster 4
15 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Joe Screen 4
16 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alun Rossiter 1


Swedish Final

Pos.RiderScoresTotal
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Per Jonsson 14+14+1038
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Jimmy Nilsen 11+13+1236
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Tony Rickardsson 13+10+1235
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Peter Nahlin 10+12+1335
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Jörgen Johansson 9+9+927
6 Flag of Sweden.svg Conny Ivarsson 9+5+1125
7 Flag of Sweden.svg Christer Rohlén 6+10+723
8 Flag of Sweden.svg Niklas Karlsson 5+11+622
9 Flag of Sweden.svg Dennis Löfqvist 5+7+921
10 Flag of Sweden.svg Tony Olsson 8+3+920
11 Flag of Sweden.svg Erik Stenlund 9+6+520
12 Flag of Sweden.svg Kenneth Lindby 8+5+215
13 Flag of Sweden.svg Mikael Ritterwall 6+1+512
14 Flag of Sweden.svg Stefan Dannö 3+8+011
15 Flag of Sweden.svg Joakim Karlsson 0+4+59
16 Flag of Sweden.svg Patrik Olsson 4+2+28


Commonwealth Final

Pos.RiderTotal
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Kelvin Tatum 11+3
2 Flag of New Zealand.svg Mark Thorpe 11+2
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Gary Havelock 11+1
4 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Marvyn Cox 10
5 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Martin Dugard 9
6 Flag of New Zealand.svg Mitch Shirra 9
7 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Simon Wigg 8
8 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paul Thorp 8
9 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Lyons 8
10 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Smith 7
11 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Shane Parker 6+3
12 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mark Loram 6+2
13 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris Louis 5
14 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Leigh Adams 5
15 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dave Mullett 5
16 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Carlson 1


Nordic Final

Pos.RiderTotal
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Tony Rickardsson 12
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Per Jonsson 10+3
3 Flag of Denmark.svg Brian Karger 10+2
4 Flag of Denmark.svg John Jörgensen 10+1
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Jimmy Nilsen 10+0
6 Flag of Denmark.svg Gert Handberg 9+
7 Flag of Sweden.svg Henrik Gustafsson 9+
8 Flag of Denmark.svg Tommy Knudsen 9+
9 Flag of Norway.svg Einar Kyllingstad 9+
10 Flag of Sweden.svg Peter Nahlin 9+
11 Flag of Norway.svg Lars Gunnestad 8
12 Flag of Denmark.svg Hans Nielsen 6
13 Flag of Denmark.svg Claus Jacobsen 4
14 Flag of Finland.svg Vesa Ylinen 3
15 Flag of Sweden.svg Jörgen Johansson (Res)1
16 Flag of Denmark.svg Peter Ravn 0
17 Flag of Finland.svg Juha Moksunen 0
18 Flag of Norway.svg Arnt Førland (Res)0

Overseas Final

Pos.RiderTotal
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Gary Havelock 13
2 Flag of New Zealand.svg Mitch Shirra 12
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Kelvin Tatum 11
4 Flag of the United States.svg Sam Ermolenko 10
5 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Smith 10
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Martin Dugard 9
7 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Lyons 9
8 Flag of the United States.svg Rick Miller 8
9 Flag of the United States.svg Ronnie Correy 8
10 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Marvyn Cox 7+3
11 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Shane Parker 7+2
12 Flag of the United States.svg Mike Faria 5
13 Flag of the United States.svg Billy Hamill 4
14 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paul Thorp 3
15 Flag of New Zealand.svg Mark Thorpe 3
16 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Simon Wigg 1
17 Flag of the United States.svg Bobby Ott (Res)0


Continental Qualification

DateVenueWinnerRunner-up3rd place
Continental Semi-final
June 14, 1992 Flag of Hungary.svg Miskolc, Borsod Volán Stadium Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Zdeněk Tesař Flag of Poland.svg Sławomir Drabik Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Roman Matoušek
Continental Semi-final
June 14, 1992 Flag of Germany.svg Brokstedt, Holsteinring Brokstedt Flag of Hungary.svg Antal Kocso Flag of Hungary.svg Róbert Nagy Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Bohumil Brhel


World Semi-Final #1

Pos.RiderTotal
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Per Jonsson 14+3
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Gary Havelock 14+2
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Kelvin Tatum 11
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Jimmy Nilsen 9
5 Flag of the United States.svg Ronnie Correy 8+
6 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Zdeněk Tesař 8+
7 Flag of Denmark.svg John Jörgensen 8+
8 Flag of Sweden.svg Henrik Gustafsson 8+
9 Flag of Hungary.svg Antal Kocso 8+
10 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Bohumil Brhel 8+
11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Smith 7
12 Flag of Poland.svg Mirosław Kowalik 5
13 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Lyons 5
14 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Roman Matoušek 4
15 Flag of Poland.svg Piotr Świst 2
16 Flag of Poland.svg Piotr Paluch 1


World Semi-Final #2

Pos.RiderTotal
1 Flag of Denmark.svg Gert Handberg 15
2 Flag of the United States.svg Sam Ermolenko 14
3 Flag of Denmark.svg Tommy Knudsen 11
4 Flag of the United States.svg Rick Miller 10
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Tony Rickardsson 10
6 Flag of Denmark.svg Brian Karger 9
7 Flag of New Zealand.svg Mitch Shirra 9
8 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Martin Dugard 7+3
9 Flag of Hungary.svg Róbert Nagy 7+2
10 Flag of Germany.svg Gerd Riss 7+1
11 Flag of Poland.svg Sławomir Drabik 7+0
12 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Antonín Kasper, Jr. 5
13 Flag of Hungary.svg Jozsef Petricovics 3
14 Flag of Norway.svg Einar Kyllingstad 3
15 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Vandirek 2
16 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Zdenek Schneiderwind 1
17 Flag of Sweden.svg Peter Nahlin (Res)0


World final

PlacingRiderTotal1234567891011121314151617181920PtsPos21
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg (8) Gary Havelock 1432333141
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Sweden.svg (6) Per Jonsson 1103233112
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Denmark.svg (13) Gert Handberg 1032320103
4 Flag of Denmark.svg (3) Tommy Knudsen 93301294
5 Flag of Sweden.svg (5) Henrik Gustafsson 91023395
6 Flag of Denmark.svg (1) John Jørgensen 82103286
7 Flag of Sweden.svg (12) Jimmy Nilsen 73X30177
8 Flag of the United States.svg (9) Sam Ermolenko 7131X278
9 Flag of Poland.svg (4) Sławomir Drabik 6E321X69
10 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg (11) Kelvin Tatum 600312610
11 Flag of the United States.svg (14) Rick Miller 60222X611
12 Flag of the United States.svg (7) Ronnie Correy 622011612
13 Flag of New Zealand.svg (15) Mitch Shirra 621120613
14 Flag of Sweden.svg (10) Tony Rickardsson 521101514
15 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg (16) Zdeněk Tesař 511120515
16 Flag of Denmark.svg (2) Brian Karger 410003416
R1 Flag of Hungary.svg (R1) Antal Kocso 00R1
R2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg (R2) Martin Dugard 00R2
PlacingRiderTotal12345678910111213141516171819 20 PtsPos21

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

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