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    VICTOR ARBEKOV, OF THE SOVIET UNION, TODAY (SUNDAY) WON THE FRENCH 250 C.C. MOTO-CROSS GRAND?

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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: VICTOR ARBEKOV, OF THE SOVIET UNION, TODAY (SUNDAY) WON THE FRENCH 250 C.C. MOTO-CROSS GRAND PRIX AT SAN QUENTIN. HE WON RIDING A C.Z., AND TOOK OVER AS LEADER FROM DAVE BICKERS IN THE 1965 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CLASSIFICATION.

    THIRTY-NINE RIDERS FROM 16 COUNTRIES TOOK PART IN TODAY'S EVENT, WITH BICKERS, ARBEKOV AND CURRENT WORLD CHAMPION, JOEL ROBERT, OF BELGIUM, SHARING ALMOST EQUAL FAVOURITISM. HOWEVER, BICKERS FAILED TO RETURN A REASONABLE PERFORMANCE BECAUSE OF TROUBLE TO HIS GREEVES MACHINE.

    JOEL ROBERT WON THE FIRST HEAT FROM ARBEKOV AND THE POSITIONS WERE REVERSED IN THE SECOND. ROBERT WAS SECOND IN THE GENERAL CLASSIFICATION, WHILE ANOTHER RUSSIAN, GOUNAR DRAOUGS, ALSO ON A C.Z., WAS THIRD.

    ARBEKOV'S EIGHTS POINTS GAVE HIM A TOTAL OF 19 POINTS SO FAR IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, BICKERS AND ROBERT SHARE SECOND PLACE WITH 12 POINTS.

    IN THE FIRST HEAT THE PLACINGS WERE: JOEL ROBERT (BELGIUM) C.Z. FIRST; VICTOR ARBEKOV (SOVIET UNION) C.Z. SECOND; AND, ALAN CLOUGH (BRITAIN) GREEVES THIRD. IN THE SECOND HEAT ARBEKOV WAS FIRST, ROBERT SECOND AND GOUNAR DRAOUGS THIRD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4VTCP6TNICWJV7PBY6SKTQOD7
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VTCP6TNICWJV7PBY6SKTQOD7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1965
    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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