• Short Summary

    A RECORD NUMBER OF 252 MONTE CARLO RALLY CARS OUT OF 313 STARTERS FROM EIGHT EUROPEAN CITIES ARRIVED AT THE MONTE CARLO FINISHING LINE, JANUARY 23, THANKS MAINLY TO UNUSUALLY GOOD WEATHER ALONG THE 2,500-MILE ROUTE.

  • Description

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    GV PAN... MONACO WATER FRONT.
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    2.
    LV DITTO.
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    3.
    CU PAN... DAMAGED FRONT WING, PAN No. 9 VAUXHALL (DRIVER J. BANKS AND J. HANDLEY) ARRIVES.
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    SV TO LV... PAN... No. 18 RENAULT (P. CONDRILLIER AND JEAN CAZON) ARRIVES.
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    SCU No. 22 SIMCA (F. HOUNAN AND L RIGAL ARRIVES.
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    SCU HOUNAN AND RIGAL.
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    LV PAN... No. 31 SUNBEAM (D. RAY AND I. STEVENSON) ARRIVES.
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    8.
    CU PAN.. RAY AND STEVENSON.
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    LV TOWARDS... No. 37 FORD ZODIAC (D. COBBETT AND P. ROLPE) ARRIVES.
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    SV P. MAURET STANDS BY HIS CAR No. 104 CITROEN AT ARRIVAL POINT.
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    SCU BILL WARD DRIVER OF No. 52 SUNBEAM TALKS WITH REPORTER.
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    STV PAN... No. 182 FORD ANGLIA (R. RIVIERE AND R. GEMINIAHI) ARRIVES.
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    13.
    SCU RIVIERE AND GEMINIANI.
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    14.
    GV ARRIVAL POINT.
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    SPORT: CAR RACING

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    Background: A RECORD NUMBER OF 252 MONTE CARLO RALLY CARS OUT OF 313 STARTERS FROM EIGHT EUROPEAN CITIES ARRIVED AT THE MONTE CARLO FINISHING LINE, JANUARY 23, THANKS MAINLY TO UNUSUALLY GOOD WEATHER ALONG THE 2,500-MILE ROUTE.

    THE FIRST IN - IN SPRING-LIKE WEATHER - ARRIVED SOON AFTER 10 A.M. SOON THEY CAME IN A STREAM, SPATTERED WITH MUD AND DUST OF DAY AND NIGHT DRIVING SINCE JANUARY 20, WITH A LAST 500 MILES OF HAIRPIN BENDS AND GRAVELLED ROADS AS THE TOUGHEST PART.

    FOR THE RED-EYED, UNSHAVEN CREWS, JANUARY 24 HEART BED - IT WAS REST DAY - TO RECUPERATE FOR THE FOLLOWING DAY'S FINAL SPEED TEST AROUND THE HOUSES OF MONACO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8G0DAZ16VJ02WVN6JMUOPNAP6
    Media URN:
    VLVA8G0DAZ16VJ02WVN6JMUOPNAP6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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