• Short Summary

    AT THE BELLE VUE SPEEDWAY CIRCUIT AT MANCHESTER LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) THE SOVIET UNION WAS DEFEATED BY 69 POINTS TO 39 IN THE FOURTH SPEEDWAY 'TEST' AGAINST RIDERS FROM GREAT BRITAIN.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PITS
    0.05

    2.
    CU PLECHANOV - SOVIET CAPTAIN
    0.10

    3.
    CU BADGE
    0.13

    4.
    CU TEAM MANAGER - G.S.T. HERKASSY
    0.13

    5.
    CU G. KADIROV
    0.23

    6.
    GV CROWD
    0.27

    7.
    GV START OF HEAT ONE
    0.28

    8.
    SV RIDERS PAST
    0.31

    9.
    GV DITTO
    0.40

    10.
    GV END OF RACE - PLECHANOV FIRST, BRIGGS SECOND
    0.45

    11.
    GV CROWD
    0.47

    12.
    GV START OF RACE TWO
    0.53

    13.
    SV CROWD
    0.56

    14.
    SV NIGEL BOOCOCK PAST
    1.04

    15.
    SV RIDERS PAST
    1.08

    16.
    GV FINISH OF HEAT TWO
    1.13

    17.
    SV PLECHANOV TALKS TO BRIGGS - BRITISH CAPTAIN
    1.17

    18.
    GV START OF HEAT FOUR
    1.23

    19.
    SV PAN..RIDERS PAST
    1.27

    20.
    LV CROWD
    1.31

    21.
    SV FINISH, PLECHANOV FIRST, BOOCOCK SECOND
    1.37

    22.
    GV CROWD
    1.39

    23.
    SV RACE SEVEN IN PROGRESS
    1.42

    24.
    GV FINISH OF RACE SEVEN, PLECHANOV FIRST, DICK FISHER SECOND
    1.48

    25.
    GVEXT...STADIUM
    1.54



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    EDITORS: THIS FILM IS FOR SCHEDULED NEWS PROGRAMMES ONLY. NOT MORE THAN TWO MINUTES MAY BE USED IN ANY ONE NEWS PROGRAMME.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT THE BELLE VUE SPEEDWAY CIRCUIT AT MANCHESTER LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) THE SOVIET UNION WAS DEFEATED BY 69 POINTS TO 39 IN THE FOURTH SPEEDWAY 'TEST' AGAINST RIDERS FROM GREAT BRITAIN.

    A TEAM OF NINE RIDERS FROM THE SOVIET UNION IS COMPETING SERIES OF FIVE MATCHES, THE LAST OF WHICH IS TO BE HELD TOMORROW AT NEWPORT.

    THE MATCHES HAVE BEEN DECIDED ON THE RESULTS OF EIGHTEEN HEATS.BRITAIN HAS WON ALL FOUR 'TESTS' SO FAR.

    IT IS THE THIRD TIME THE SOVIET UNION HAS SENT A TEAM TO BRITAIN TO RIDE IN A 'TEST' SERIES.BRITAIN HAS WON ALL THE SERIES, BUT THE SOVIET RIDERS HAVE GIVEN IMPRESSIVE DISPLAYS AFTER GETTING USED TO UNFAMILIAR BRITISH TRACK CONDITIONS.

    IN THE HEATS RIDERS ARE AWARDED THREE POINTS FOR A WIN, TWO FOR SECOND PLACING AND ONE FOR THIRD.

    LAST NIGHT THE BRITISH CAPTAIN, BARRY BRIGGS, ALTHOUGH RIDING WITH AN INJURED LEG, SCORED 17 POINTS.BRIGGS IS THE WORLD CHAMPION SPEEDWAY RIDER.THE SOVIET TEAM CAPTAIN, IGOR PLECHANOV, RATED NUMBER TWO RIDER IN THE WORLD, SCORED 15 POINTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4H8LZDIYRUBTSC42XHSTG2AW8
    Media URN:
    VLVA4H8LZDIYRUBTSC42XHSTG2AW8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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