• Short Summary

    Light rain made conditions difficult yesterday for competitors in the 1971 Czechoslovakian motor cycling Grand Prix.

  • Description

    Light rain made conditions difficult yesterday for competitors in the 1971 Czechoslovakian motor cycling Grand Prix. The leading contenders for this year's world title lined up in the four events held at Brno. The day's main race, the 125 c.c. was won by A. Nieto of Spain who led from start to finish.

    SYNOPSIS: Light rain at Brno made conditions difficult for competitors in the 1971 Czechoslovakian Grand Prix. The main event of the day....the 125 c.c. .....attracted all world championship. The meeting was the seventh of the world series. Fifty starters set out on the 111.5 (97 mile) course. The race soon developed into a three-way struggle with A. Nieto of Spain, B. Jansson of Sweden and D. Simmonds of Great Britain fighting for the lead.

    The slippery surface took its toll. Louwess of the Netherlands was put out of the race following this accident.

    The race proved a triumph for Nieto. He led from start to finish and beat off a strong challenge from Jansson in the dying stages to take the checkered flag.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABM5PXV2FSIYYJP8DKFMU5U5A5
    Media URN:
    VLVABM5PXV2FSIYYJP8DKFMU5U5A5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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