• Short Summary

    THIRTY-SEVEN CARS WERE STILL WITHOUT PENALTY MARKS TONIGHT (TUESDAY) AFTER THE SECOND OF THE THREE TESTS IN THE MONTE CARLO RALLY.

  • Description

    THIRTY-SEVEN CARS WERE STILL WITHOUT PENALTY MARKS TONIGHT (TUESDAY) AFTER THE SECOND OF THE THREE TESTS IN THE MONTE CARLO RALLY.

    THE SECOND TEST INVOLVED A GRUELLING 24-HOUR TRIP ACROSS THE ALPS TO ACROSS THE ALPS TO CHAMBERY AND BACK. THERE WERE SIX SPECIAL STAGES WITH SECRET TIME CHECKS ON THE 862 MILE (1380 KM) COURSE. DRIVING CONDITIONS WERE GOOD WITH LITTLE FRESH SNOW ON THE ROADS BUT 27 OF THE REMAINING 159 TEAMS HAD DROPPED OUT AFTER THE FIRST 300 MILES (483 KM).

    FINN TIMO MAKINEN, DRIVING A MINI-COOPER WAS FIRST TO FINISH THIS TEST AND REPORTED THAT HE HAD A TROUBLE FREE RUN. OTHER EARLY ARRIVALS WERE PETER PROCTOR OF BRITAIN IN A FORD CORTINA, SANDRO MUNARI OF ITALY IN A LANCIA FLAVIA, ROBERT NEYRET OF FRANCE IN A CITROEN DS AND JEAN NATIER OF FRANCE IN A RENAULT.

    THE 60 BEST CLASSIFIED TEAMS WILL TAKE PART IN THE FINAL TEST TOMORROW, A 375 MILE (600 KM) NIGHT DRIVE IN THE MOUNTAINS BEHIND MONTE CARLO. THE FINAL RESULTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THURSDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA834KAOMBDGM4NJ3894G7VWXY2
    Media URN:
    VLVA834KAOMBDGM4NJ3894G7VWXY2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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