• Short Summary

    GOTE NORDIN, THE SWEDISH MOTOR CYCLE SPEEDWAY CHAMPION, ON TUESDAY NIGHT WON THE "INTERNATIONALE" AT WIMBLEDON, IN SOUTH LONDON.

  • Description

    GOTE NORDIN, THE SWEDISH MOTOR CYCLE SPEEDWAY CHAMPION, ON TUESDAY NIGHT WON THE "INTERNATIONALE" AT WIMBLEDON, IN SOUTH LONDON. IT WAS NORDIN'S SECOND SUCCESSIVE WIN IN THE EVENT.

    NORDIN'S PRIZE FOR THE VICTORY WAS A NEW SPEEDWAY MACHINE VALUED AT GBP350 STERLING. HE WON THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF POINTS -- 15 -- TO REPEAT HIS PERFORMANCE OF THE PREVIOUS YEAR.

    SECOND IN THE OVERALL POINTS CLASSIFICATION WERE FELLOW SWEDE, T. HARRYSSON AND BRITISH DRIVERS ERIC BOOCOCK AND I. MAUGER, WITH II POINTS EACH.

    BOOCOCK HELD THE LEAD FROM NORDIN FOR MOST OF THE DECIDING RACE ON TUESDAY NIGHT, BUT NORDIN OVERTOOK AND GAVE HIS RIVAL NO OPPORTUNITY TO RE-CHALLENGE.

    NORDIN RIDES FOR POOLE PIRATES, AN ENGLISH TEAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2APWLL6KC4HUAUK12N7N6GKKT
    Media URN:
    VLVA2APWLL6KC4HUAUK12N7N6GKKT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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