The British rider Mark Bell scored a surprise victory in the Pernod Grand Prix cycle race at Beaconsfield, England on April 10.
1. GV Eight race leader in a bunch. 0.20
2. SV Race leaders ride through village. 0.35
3. CU Sign 'Beaconsfield'. 0.37
4. SV Leading group of riders up hill. 0.51
5. SV Spectators. 0.55
6. GV Two race leaders entering last lap. 1.01
7. SV Crowd round chequered flag. 1.05
8. GV Police escort brings winner to finish line. 1.19
9. GV Rest of field cross finish line. 1.24
10. SV Winners on rostrum. 1.31
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Background: BEACONSFIELD, UK
The British rider Mark Bell scored a surprise victory in the Pernod Grand Prix cycle race at Beaconsfield, England on April 10. Against a strong international field, Bell defeated the Belgian cyclist, Jean-Pierre Knaepen with a surprise attack within sight of the finish line. His win in the 152-kilometre (109 mile) Grand Prix was Bell's second successive international victory. The race also included riders from West Germany, Poland, Holland, and Belgium.
Source: REUTERS - LEO WALLER