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    ROLF TIBBLIN, OF SWEDEN, WON THE BELGIAN 500 C.C.MOTOCROSS GRAND PRIX AT NAMUR ON SUNDAY.STEN?

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    ROLF TIBBLIN, OF SWEDEN, WON THE BELGIAN 500 C.C.MOTOCROSS GRAND PRIX AT NAMUR ON SUNDAY.STEN LUNDIN (SWEDEN) WAS SECOND, JEFF SMITH (BRITAIN) THIRD, OVE LUNDELL (SWEDEN) FOURTH, NIC JANSEN (BELGIUM) FIFTH AND PER-OLOF PERSSON (SWEDEN) SIXTH.

    TIBBLIN, REIGNING WORLD CHAMPION WAS FAVOURITE.JEFF SMITH, SECOND IN THE CLASSIFICATION FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP, IS TRYING TO BREAK THE SWEDISH HEGEMONY.BUT TIBBLIN HAS WON FOUR GRAND PRIX CONSECUTIVELY -- IN HOLLAND, FRANCE, ITALY AND CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

    THE BELGIAN GRAND PRIX, THE 10TH COUNTING FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, IS RUN IN TWO HEATS OF 40 MINUTES.

    IN THE FIRST, LUNDIN LED TO THE 11TH LAP.THEN TIBBLIN TOOK THE LEAD TO WIN.IN THE SECOND, THE BELGIAN SCAILLET LED IN THE FIRST TWO LAPS.THEN LUNDIN AGAIN TOOK THE LEAD FOR A WHILE AND THEN AGAIN, IN THE WOODS, IT WAS TIBBLIN WHO TOOK OVER AND WON.

    FINAL CLASSIFICATION: 1.ROLF TIBBLIN, ON A HUSQVARNA, TWO POINTS.2.STEN LUNDIN, LITO, FOUR POINTS.3.JEFF SMITH, BSA, SIX POINTS.4.OVE LUNDELL, MONARK, EIGHT POINTS.5.NIC JANSEN, METISSE, 10 POINTS.6.PER OLOF PERSSON, HUSQVARNA 14 POINTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5AEYAD4JUW844CBMF7K3TJFWK
    Media URN:
    VLVA5AEYAD4JUW844CBMF7K3TJFWK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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