The 1967 British League season was the third season of the highest tier of motorcycle speedway in Great Britain.[1]

Summary

The league was made up of the same 19 teams that competed in the previous year. Swindon Robins won their first top tier league title.

Final table

M W D L F A Pts
1 Swindon Robins 36 24 0 12 1536 1266 48
2 Coventry Bees 36 22 2 12 1524 1275 46
3 West Ham Hammers 36 21 3 12 1514 1288 45
4 Edinburgh Monarchs 36 20 2 14 1485 1318 42
5 Hackney Hawks 36 20 1 15 1402 1400 41
6 Poole Pirates 36 17 3 16 1462 1339 37
7 Halifax Dukes 36 18 1 17 1456 1347 37
8 Wolverhampton Wolves 36 18 1 17 1423 1376 37
9 Sheffield Tigers 36 18 1 17 1333.5 1470.5 37
10 Newcastle Diamonds 36 18 0 18 1386 1417 36
11 Wimbledon Dons 36 16 3 17 1392 1409 35
12 Newport Wasps 36 17 1 18 1387 1413 35
13 Glasgow Tigers 36 16 2 18 1343 1457 34
14 Oxford Cheetahs 36 16 1 19 1368.5 1432.5 33
15 Exeter Falcons 36 16 0 20 1384.5 1418.5 32
16 Belle Vue Aces 36 16 0 20 1333.5 1463.5 32
17 Long Eaton Archers 36 14 3 19 1322 1481 31
18 Cradley Heath Heathens 35 12 0 24 1262 1533 24
19 King's Lynn Stars 36 11 0 25 1297 1505 22

M = Matches; W = Wins; D = Draws; L = Losses; Pts = Total Points

Leading Riders by Average

Rider Nat Team C.M.A.
1 Barry Briggs New Zealand Swindon Robins 11.05
2 Australia Glasgow Tigers 10.72
3 Nigel Boocock England Coventry Bees 10.43
4 Ray Wilson England Long Eaton Archers 10.43
5 Eric Boocock England Halifax Dukes 10.38
6 Norway West Ham Hammers 10.30
7 Sweden Newport Wasps 10.05
8 Sweden Poole Pirates 10.00
9 Bengt Jansson Sweden Hackney Hawks 9.86
10 Terry Betts England King's Lynn Stars 9.70
11 Ove Fundin Sweden Belle Vue Aces 9.65
12 Denmark Oxford Cheetahs 9.57
13 Ken McKinlay Scotland West Ham Hammers 9.53
14 Olle Nygren Sweden Wimbledon Dons 9.52
15 Roy Trigg England Oxford Cheetahs 9.37
16 Ivan Mauger New Zealand Newcastle Diamonds 9.32
17 Sweden Wolverhampton Wolves 9.29
18 Bernt Persson Sweden Edinburgh Monarchs 9.19
19 England Halifax Dukes 9.12
20 Jim Airey Australia Wolverhampton Wolves 9.08

Knockout Cup

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.