• Short Summary

    STEN LUNDIN (SWEDEN), RIDING A "LITO", CLINCHED THE 1961 WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP BY WINNING BOTH HEATS OF THE LUXEMBOURG GRAND PRIX, AUG. 13, AT ETTELBRUCK.

  • Description


    GV START OF RACE TO B/V
    0.10


    GV COMPETITORS UP HILL
    0.21


    LV PAN COMPETITORS THROUGH WOODS
    0.31


    GV THROUGH RIVER
    0.37


    CU DITTO (2 SHOTS)
    0.40


    GV DITTO
    0.43


    LV OVER WOODEN BRIDGE
    0.46


    GV PAN DITTO
    0.54


    GV THREE COMPETITORS DOWN STRAIGHT
    1.04


    GV PAN NO. 36, STEN LUNDIN (WINNER), TOWARDS AND AROUND BEND
    1.10


    GV PAN NO. 4, JOHN BURTON (THIRD), TOWARDS AND AROUND BEND
    1.15


    SV NO. 36.
    1.17


    GV PAN NO. 36, FOLLOWED BY NO. 24, GERHARD DREISILKER (GERMANY)
    1.24


    GV PAN NO. 36 RACING TOWARDS THE FINISH
    1.33


    SV LUNDIN FLAGGED IN
    1.36


    SV & CU LUNDING CONGRATULATED (2 SHOTS)
    1.47


    SV LUNDIN RECEIVES CUP
    1.51


    CU LUNDIN
    1.55



    Initials EHR/S/AW/FW


    SPORT: MOTOCROSS GRAND PRIX

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: STEN LUNDIN (SWEDEN), RIDING A "LITO", CLINCHED THE 1961 WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP BY WINNING BOTH HEATS OF THE LUXEMBOURG GRAND PRIX, AUG. 13, AT ETTELBRUCK. SECOND IN THIS EVENT WAS MILOSLAV SOUCEK (CZECHOSLOVAKIA), ON AN "EBO" - AND IN THIRD PLACE WAS JOHN BURTON (BRITAIN), ON A "BSA".

    SIXTY-SIX COMPETITORS TOOK PART IN THE GRAND PRIX, NOW ONE OF LUXEMBOURG'S GREATEST SPORTING EVENTS. MOTOCROSS WAS FIRST HELD AT ETTELBRUCK IN 1949.

    COMPETITORS WERE FROM THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES: AUSTRIA, GERMANY, ITALY, BRITAIN, BELGIUM, HOLLAND, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, SWEDEN, DENMARK, SWITZERLAND, THE UNITED STATES, FRANCE AND AUSTRALIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA46FJB9HN024472R8MW5PITECI
    Media URN:
    VLVA46FJB9HN024472R8MW5PITECI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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