• Short Summary

    THE SECOND SPEEDWAY TEST BETWEEN THE SOVIET UNION AND BRITAIN RACED AT COVENTRY TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) - AND VICTORY AGAIN FOR THE BRITISH RIDERS.

  • Description

    THE SECOND SPEEDWAY TEST BETWEEN THE SOVIET UNION AND BRITAIN RACED AT COVENTRY TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) - AND VICTORY AGAIN FOR THE BRITISH RIDERS. BUT VICTORY DID NOT COME AS EASILY AS IT DID LAST SATURDAY IN THE FIRST TEST AT WEMBLEY WHEN BRITAIN WON BY 73 POINTS TO 35. TONIGHTS CONTEST WAS WON BY THE SLIM MARGIN OF ONLY FOUR POINTS - 56 POINTS TO 52.

    HERO OF THE BRITISH TEAM WAS KEN MCKINLEY - HIMSELF A COVENTRY MAN AND STRONG FAVOURITE OF THE CROWD. HE SCORED 14 POINTS. RON HOW OF OXFORD, ONE OF THE MOST EXPERIENCED RIDERS SCORED 12 POINTS.

    THE BEST INDIVIDUAL SCORE WAS ON THE RUSSIAN SIDE THOUGH. B. SAMORODOV SCORED 16 POINTS AND 1. PLECHANOV 14.

    BRITAIN ARE NOW ASSURED OF VICTORY IN THE THREE MATCH TEST SERIES. THE FINAL CONTEST IS DUE TO BE HELD AT MANCHESTER NEXT SATURDAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7A1VQNSGS0SIFOIKRTBCW9XKJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7A1VQNSGS0SIFOIKRTBCW9XKJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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