• Short Summary

    The Caltex Rally, the final round of the East African Championship Rally for 1973, was run on Saturday and Sunday (24 & 25 November) over a tough 100 kilometre (625 mile) route around Kenya.

  • Description

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    SV pan car 25 a Lancia - rounds corner through dust
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    SV Pan car 29 - a Datsun 1600 - round corner
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    SV car 31 Datsun 1000 passing
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    SV Car 32 - a Mazda RX2 - passing
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    SV child running to mother
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    SV Car 18 - a Datsun 1800 passing
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    Car 1 - A Datsun 1600 passing
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    Car 21 - a Mazda RX 2 past camera and away
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    Car 48 - Peu geot 504 skids round corner and away
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    GV Car 37 a Porsche skids round corner at high speed
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    SV Car 49 a Datsun 1800 - stopping for check driver gets out
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    CV Car 51 - a Peugeot 304 coupe round corner and away throwing up dust cloud
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    SV Car 33 Datsun 1600 Stationary as crew make repairs under-neath and then get up
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    SV Car 55 - a VW approaching & round corner
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    SV Car 66 - an Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV round corner
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    16.
    GV Finish banner
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    SV Winning Car -52 Mitsubishi Colt Gallant arriving at finish
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    18.
    CU Colt badge
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    19.
    SV Davinder Singh - the driver - gets out of car smiling
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    Initials SC/248


    SPORT: MOTOR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Caltex Rally, the final round of the East African Championship Rally for 1973, was run on Saturday and Sunday (24 & 25 November) over a tough 100 kilometre (625 mile) route around Kenya.

    The field of seventy cars, a record entry for the Caltex Rally, was the highest entry ever received for a Kenya Championship event. The start, finish, and control headquarters for the Rally were located at a major Nairobi hotel.

    The rally began at 2 p.m. on Saturday with the Police Commissioner, Mr. Bernard Hinga, flagging off the first few competitors in his capacity as head of the East African Motor Sports Club, which staged the event.

    The record entry was made up largely of comparative newcomers to rallying, with experienced competitors spread evenly through the field.

    The provisional winners were among the favourites for the event -- Davinder Singh and Roger Barnard in a Japanese Colt Gallant.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5ZEISN4EBD5FSG8PZXTDMTS86
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ZEISN4EBD5FSG8PZXTDMTS86
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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