• Short Summary

    FROM MANY POINTS IN EUROPE TODAY (FRIDAY) CARS SET CUT ON WHAT MAY BE ONE OF THE MOST TESTING MONTE CARLO RALLIES YET HELD.

  • Description

    1.
    GV.CAR AT R.A.C. MONTE CARLO RALLY START, ENGLAND
    0.04

    2.
    GV.PAN...NO.75 FORD CORTINA DRIVEN BY ROGER CLARK
    0.18

    3.
    GV.PAN...NO.87 FLAGGED AWAY (MINI-COOPER, RAYMOND BAXTER)
    0.34

    4.
    GV.CAR NO.87 OVERTAKING LORRY AT SPEED
    0.39

    5.
    GV.CAR NO. 82 TRIUMPH 2000 (GB) AROUND CORNER AND UP HILL IN SNOW
    0.45

    6.
    GV.CARS DRIVING THROUGH SNOW
    0.48

    7.
    MV.CAR NO.90 (DAVID ROWLANDS) ARRIVING AT DOVER (FORD CORTINA, GB)
    0.50

    8.
    SV.COMPETITORS CHANGING TYPES
    0.54

    9.
    GV.CROSS-CHANNEL FERRY DOCKING (S.S.DOVER)
    0.58

    10.
    GV.RALLY CARS LINED UP WAITING TO BOARD
    1.00

    11.
    GV.RALLY CARS EMBARKING
    1.05

    12.
    GV.RALLY CARS LINED UP AT HALMSTAD CHECKPOINT IN SWEDEN
    1.07

    13.
    GV.NO.202 MINI COOPER (NORWAY) JOINS LINE END.
    1.15

    14.
    SV.TILT UP..DRIVER OF SAAB LISTENING TO ENGINE
    1.19

    15.
    RALLY REGISTRATION OF SAAB NO.203 (NORWAY)


    16.
    GV.BENGT SOEDERSTROM FORD NO.205 WAITING AT CHECKPOINT
    1.25

    17.
    GV.TILT UP..NO.206 TARU KETONEN (FINLAND) IN VOLKSWAGEN 1500
    1.30

    18.
    SCU.CLOCK
    1.34

    19.
    SCU.RALLY REGISTRATION PASS BEING SIGNED
    1.35

    20.
    TRAVELLING SHOT.MINI -COOPER NO. 202 ALONG ROAD
    1.46

    21.
    GV.TRAVELLING SHOT
    1.53

    22.
    GV.TRAVELLING SHOT. SNOW ACROSS ROAD
    1.58



    Initials


    SPORT: CAR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FROM MANY POINTS IN EUROPE TODAY (FRIDAY) CARS SET CUT ON WHAT MAY BE ONE OF THE MOST TESTING MONTE CARLO RALLIES YET HELD. SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES, FROST AND SNOW LIE AHEAD OF THE COMPETITORS TAKING PART IN THE RALLY, LASTING TWO DAYS AND TWO NIGHTS, AND ENDING ON THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST.

    BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON MORE THAN 100 OF THE 200 CARS ENTERED IN THE RALLY HAD LEFT THEIR STARTING POINTS.

    THIRTY NINE CARS STARTED THE RALLY AT LONDON, AND ENTERED THE FIRST GRUELLING STRETCH ON ICE AND SNOW PACKED ROADS IN KENT, NEAR DOVER. ON CROSSING THE ENGLISH CHANNEL THEY AGAIN HAD TO NEGOTIATE SNOW COVERED ROADS IN NORTHERN FRANCE.

    IN SWEDEN COLD WEATHER ALSO HERALDED THE BEGINNING OF THE RACE, AND DRIVERS HAD TO NEGOTIATE SOME TRICKY CONDITIONS AT AN EARLY CHECKPOINT AT HALMSTAD, IN SWEDEN.

    THE RALLY DRIVERS HAVE BEEN WARNED TO EXPECTED TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE RALLY -- ONE OF THE TOUGHEST WINTER DRIVING EVENTS IN THE WORLD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA808JYZCEETYWHI1SGGAYZ8UH0
    Media URN:
    VLVA808JYZCEETYWHI1SGGAYZ8UH0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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