• Short Summary

    POLICE AT HAARLEM, HOLLAND, TODAY (MONDAY) RELEASED BRITISH RACING CAR CHIEF, COLIN CHAPMAN, WHO HAD BEEN DETAINED FOUR NEARLY 24 HOURS AFTER A SCUFFLE WITH POLICE AT SUNDAY'S DUTCH GRAND PRIX.

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    POLICE AT HAARLEM, HOLLAND, TODAY (MONDAY) RELEASED BRITISH RACING CAR CHIEF, COLIN CHAPMAN, WHO HAD BEEN DETAINED FOUR NEARLY 24 HOURS AFTER A SCUFFLE WITH POLICE AT SUNDAY'S DUTCH GRAND PRIX.

    THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR ORDERED CHAPMAN TO BE FREED AT THE PRIVATE HEARING, BUT RULED THAT HE MUST APPEAR BEFORE A MAGISTRATE TOMORROW TO ANSWER A CHARGE OF ASSAULTING A POLICEMAN.

    IT WAS REPORTED THAT CHAPMAN, OWNER-DESIGNER OF THE INTERNATIONALLY FAMOUS LOTUS RACING CARS, TOLD THE PROSECUTOR HE DEFENDED HIMSELF WHEN HE WAS PUSHED BY A POLICEMAN AS HE TRIED TO REACH THE PITS FOR THE GRAND PRIX AT NEARBY ZANDVOORT. HE SAID HE FELL OVER STRAW BALES AFTER THE PUSH. POLICE DENIED CHAPMAN'S VERSION OF THE INCIDENT AND SAID THERE WAS NO QUESTION OF HIS BEING PUSHED.

    ACE BRITISH RACING DRIVER JIM CLARK, WHO DROVE A LOTUS TO WIN THE GRAND PRIX, MISSED GETTING HIS PRIZE IN THE CONFUSION WHICH FOLLOWED THE INCIDENT. DUTCH RACE OFFICIALS SAID IT WOULD BE POSTED TO HIM.

    CHAPMAN WAS BROUGHT TO HAARLEM FROM ZANDVOORT, WHERE HE SPENT THE NIGHT IN A POLICE STATION, FOR TODAY'S HEARING BEFORE THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACIKKK95X54V0YXHTNJ3XAQT4A
    Media URN:
    VLVACIKKK95X54V0YXHTNJ3XAQT4A
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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