• Short Summary

    SPEEDWAY RIDERS FROM SEVEN COUNTRIES TOOK PART YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN THE RACE AT WIMBLEDON FOR THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONALE AWARD.

  • Description

    1.
    SV NO 4, NORDIN PUSHED TO START
    0.08

    2.
    LV RIDERS A START, FROM THE INSIDE, BRIGGS, HEDGE, BOOCOCK AND NORDIN
    0.42

    3.
    LV PAN..START OF RACE, BRIGGS INTO LEAD
    0.53

    4.
    LV PAN..RACE IN PROGRESS, BRIGGS LEADS FROM HEDGE AND NORDIN
    1.12

    5.
    SV SAME ORDER ROUND BEND
    1.17

    6.
    LV PAN..START OF SECOND LAP, HEDGE CRASHES AND BRINGS DOWN NORDIN
    1.27

    7.
    SV RIDERS ON GROUND (2 SHOTS)
    1.40

    8.
    SV NO 5 PUSHED FOR RE-START OF RACE
    1.48

    9.
    LV RIDERS APPROACH GATE FOR RE-START, FROM INSIDE, BRIGGS,BOOCOCK AND NORDIN
    2.15

    10.
    GV START OF RACE, BRIGGS ON INSIDE FRACTIONALLY LEADS
    2.26

    11.
    LV PAN..BRIGGS LEADS DOWN BACK STRAIGHT, NORDIN TAKES THE LEAD AT END OF ONE LAP
    2.43

    12.
    LV PAN..RACE CONTINUES, NORDIN LEADS FROM BRIGGS, CAMERA FOLLOWS RACE TO FINISH, NORDIN WINS (2 SHOTS)
    3.41

    13.
    LV NORDIN'S LAP OF HONOUR, ENDS WITH FELLOW SWEDES TOSSING NORDIN INTO THE AIR
    4.34



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    SPORT: MOTOR RACING

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    Background: SPEEDWAY RIDERS FROM SEVEN COUNTRIES TOOK PART YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN THE RACE AT WIMBLEDON FOR THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONALE AWARD. WINNER WAS GOTE NORDIN OF SWEDEN. HE WON THE RE-RUN OF THE LAST HEAT. THE HEAT WAS RE-RUN AFTER A SPILL INVOLVING NORDIN AND TREVOR HEDGE (BRITAIN), WHO WAS INJURED IN THE CRASH.

    AT THE START OF THE FINAL HEAT, NORDIN AND BRIGGS WERE TIED AS LEADERS WITH 12 POINTS EACH. FOURTH CONTESTANT WAS NIGEL BOOCOCK (BRITAIN). UNTIL THE CRASH THAT ENDED THE FIRST HEAT, BRIGGS WAS LEADING. WHEN THE HEAT WAS RE-RUN, BRIGGS AGAIN TOOK THE LEAD, BUT NORDIN CAUGHT UP AT THE END OF THE FIRST LAP. AFTER HE CROSSED THE FINISH LINE FIRST, FELLOW SWEDES PRESENT TOSSED HIM TRIUMPHANTLY INTO THE AIR AND CAUGHT HIM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA295ZTMTNWA6PX6S0A62IPDQ0S
    Media URN:
    VLVA295ZTMTNWA6PX6S0A62IPDQ0S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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