• Short Summary

    HEAVY RAIN TURNED MANY PARTS OF THE ROUTE ALONG THE NORTHERN LEG OF THE EAST AFRICAN SAFARI RALLY INTO MUDBATHS.

  • Description

    HEAVY RAIN TURNED MANY PARTS OF THE ROUTE ALONG THE NORTHERN LEG OF THE EAST AFRICAN SAFARI RALLY INTO MUDBATHS.YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) DRIVERS REPORTED THE CONDITIONS SO BAD THAT RALLY OFFICIALS DECIDED TO ALLOW TEN-HOUR LATENESS AS FAR AS NAIROBI, THE HALFWAY MARK.

    DESPITE THE MUDBATHS, 14 CARS ARRIVED SAFELY IN NAIROBI THIS MORNING.LEADING THE OVERALL CLASSIFICATION SO FAR WAS THE VOLVO DRIVEN BY THE KENYAN BROTHERS JOGINDER AND JASWANT SINGH.PAT MOSS CARLSSON OF BRITAIN AND HER CO-DRIVER, ELIZABETH NYSTROEM, WERE NEXT WITH THEIR SAAB.

    TWO OTHER KENYAN DRIVERS, CARDWELL AND LEAD GOT IN TO NAIROBI THIRD IN THEIR MERCEDES.FORD CARS TOOK FOURTH AND FIFTH PLACES.

    THIRTY-FOUR CARS OF THE 86 STARTERS HAD DROPPED OUT BY THIS MORNING.

    LIGHT RAIN WAS REPORTED OVER ALMOST ENTIRE SOUTHERN LEG IN TANZANIA TODAY.COMPETITORS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH DAR-ES-SALAAM EARLY TOMORROW, AFTER A RUN OVER ROADS DESCRIBED AS VERY STICKY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4LP79B3LY5PTU20V2XE7CJDLZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4LP79B3LY5PTU20V2XE7CJDLZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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