• Short Summary

    Nobody expected that the start of the Grand Prix of Czechoslovakia would be delayed when the racers with their machines were preparing for the race of 350 com class.

  • Description

    Nobody expected that the start of the Grand Prix of Czechoslovakia would be delayed when the racers with their machines were preparing for the race of 350 com class.

    Italian Grassetti bumped with his Jawa motorcycle into young Canadian Frankie Juhan and the highway was in a moment covered with petrol and oil. It took half an hour of work before the race was started.

    Already in the first round, the present world champion, Giacame Agostini, was far ahead in the Farin corner...

    He was leading all race and safely won.

    His great competitor was also Italian, Renzo Passolini.

    Australian Carruthers had a defect just before the end but still he finished the race. The most interesting fight witnessed the audience in the class of 250 com. The racers went through the Farin corner in one group following the only hope - the first place and the points for the world championship...

    For the victory really fighted Anderssen from Sweden and Australian Carruthers...

    After all won likeable Australian Carruthers The race of sidecars was for the first time which was included in the world championship. The view had the audience in the corners.

    ... in spite of the fact that the behaviour of men in sidecars was the same all the time, it was important on which side was the side car West Germans Enders and Engelhardt with the No. 1 were the fastest.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAKIVXRNPQIUOSEEWNAXXXTNAD
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKIVXRNPQIUOSEEWNAXXXTNAD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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