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    They seem to be holding just about everything on ice these days-even speedway racing: But, in fact, this winter sport is not so new as you might think, for they've been racing motor bike races on ice in Southern Germany for the best part of 30 years.

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    They seem to be holding just about everything on ice these days-even speedway racing: But, in fact, this winter sport is not so new as you might think, for they've been racing motor bike races on ice in Southern Germany for the best part of 30 years.They seem promote a European Championship to find the Ace on ice.However, there was no Championship at stake with these races which were held yesterday (Sunday) on the Hintersee??? near, Berchtesgarten.

    About 50 riders from West Germany and Austria took part in the meeting which was promoted by a Southern Bavarian club.The racetrack is 850 metres (approx.half a mile) long and 15 metres (approx.16 yards) wide.The rear tyres are studded with spikes to give a firm grip on the smooth ice surface.The winner of the 250 c.c.event Georg Bernreider from Munich, and the winner of the 175 c.c.event, Peter Zollner.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1ODGYX8XE2V8000G2TK8L8EAH
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ODGYX8XE2V8000G2TK8L8EAH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
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    N/A

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