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.
Agostini and the detail of cleaning
start gong through corners
No.60 going through
No. 72 going through
a racer pushing his machine start
a couple of racers the end
The start of sidecars
again going through corners sidecars at the end
SPORT: MOTOR CYCLE RACE
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Background: 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.