• Short Summary

    A MOTOR GYMKHANA WAS HELD FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN THE IVORY COAST LAST SUNDAY (24 NOVEMBER).

  • Description

    A MOTOR GYMKHANA WAS HELD FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN THE IVORY COAST LAST SUNDAY (24 NOVEMBER). DRIVERS OF ABOUT 60 CARS TOOK TURNS DRIVING ROUND AN OBSTACLE COURSE IN THE PARKING AREA OF THE IVOIRE HOTEL IN ABIDJAN.

    ALFA ROMEOS, JAGUARS, AND LANCIAS WERE AMONG THE EXPENSIVE CARS WHICH FOUND IT MORE DIFFICULT TO NEGOTIATE THE COURSE POINTS WERE SCORED FOR THE BEST TIME AND THE LEAST NUMBER OF BOWLING PINS KNOCKED DOWN.

    SEVERAL LADY DRIVERS TOOK PART BUT THEY WERE ALL TOO CAREFULLY SLOW.

    THE WINNER WAS DOMINIQUE GOLLE DRIVING A FIAT 850cc MARKED NUMBER 9. HE TOOK FIRST PLACE WITH A TIME OF 37 SECONDS. A TRIUMPH WAS SECOND WITH A TIME OF 40.5 SECONDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA231Q0840IPB6T6TFPCUK8D6IS
    Media URN:
    VLVA231Q0840IPB6T6TFPCUK8D6IS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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