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    SOME 7,000 SPECTATORS WATCHED MOTOCROSS STARS FROM 12 COUNTRIES COMPETING IN THE ITALIAN MOTOR-CYCLE CROSS COUNTRY RACE AT GALLARATE, NR.

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    SOME 7,000 SPECTATORS WATCHED MOTOCROSS STARS FROM 12 COUNTRIES COMPETING IN THE ITALIAN MOTOR-CYCLE CROSS COUNTRY RACE AT GALLARATE, NR. MILAN, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). THE EVENT, FOR 250 c.c. MACHINES, COUNTS IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.

    SWEDEN'S HALLMAN TORSTEN WON FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN SUCCESSION. HALLMAN, RIDING A HUSQVARUN MACHINE, CLOCKED ONE HOUR 25 MINUTES 38.3 SECS, COVERING THE 30 LAPS AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 43.296 KILOMETRES AND HOUR (26.8 MILES PER HOUR).

    ALAN CLOUGH, OF GREAT BRITAIN RIDING A GREAVES CAME SECOND BEHIND TORSTEN, ALSO CLAIMING THE FASTEST LAP. HE COVERED THE 2.060-METRES CIRCUIT IN 2MINS 40.2SECS, - AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 56.332 KILOMETRES AN HOUR. THE MUCH FAVOURED BRITISH RIDER DAVID BICKERS, ALSO RIDING A GREEVES, HAD TO DROP OUT EARLY IN THE RACE BECAUSE OF ENGINE TROUBLE
    FRITZ BETLBACHER, OF GERMANY, RIDING A MAICO, WAS PLACED THIRD WITH A TIME OF 1 HOUR 26 MINUTES 57.2 SECONDS. JAN JOHANSSON, A SWEDE RIDING A HUSQVARUN, CAME FOURTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4RC43K7IRP4RMH08TQ944TLYZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4RC43K7IRP4RMH08TQ944TLYZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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