• Short Summary

    Forty nine out of 65 starters were still in the Moroccan Aautomobile Rally at the start of the second stage from Fez to Marrakesh.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Rabat TILT DOWN TO cars in square
    0.10

    2.
    GV PAN Competitors prepare cars (4 shots)
    0.32

    3.
    GV Darniche's Alpine at starting grid
    0.35

    4.
    SV Starter waving off first car
    0.43

    5.
    GV Datsun away (Bertrand)
    0.54

    6.
    GV Competitors waiting to start
    1.04

    7.
    SV Renault car away (Nicolas)
    1.12

    8.
    GV Opel round corner
    1.20

    9.
    GV Renault round corner
    1.33

    10.
    GV Citroen round corner
    1.44

    11.
    GV Renault along road (Darniche)
    1.52

    12.
    SV Renault along road (Nicholas) past women washing cloths
    2.00

    13.
    GV Car along road
    2.06

    14.
    GV Car around bend
    2.15

    15.
    SV Renault along road
    2.21

    16.
    SV Range Rover along road
    2.26

    17.
    SV Citroen along road
    2.34



    Initials BB/2002 RJ/AH/BB/2026


    SPORT: CAR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Forty nine out of 65 starters were still in the Moroccan Aautomobile Rally at the start of the second stage from Fez to Marrakesh. The rally started from Rabat on Wednesday (15 May) with competitors from eight nations taking part.

    Of the African nations competing, Morocco has 13 entries, the Ivory Coast nine, and Algeria three.

    Fourteen different makes of car are entered but the French firm of Renault is the only one giving officials sponsorship. At the end of the first stage, Renaults filled the first seven places. Frenchman Bernard Darniche, who started favourite in the event, abandoned his attempt during the first stage with a broken gear box in his Renault Alpine.

    The 14th Moroccan rally is being held over four stages, totalling 2,425 miles (3,879 kms). The first stage is from Rabat to Fez through the Rif Mountains. The second from Fex to marrakesh through the Great Atlas. The third down into the Sahara cases from Marrakesh nd the fourth and longest through parts of the desert to Casablanca.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1U05PAXBTJXMPP7SBOB4UXW58
    Media URN:
    VLVA1U05PAXBTJXMPP7SBOB4UXW58
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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