• Short Summary

    THE SIX-DAY MOTOR CYCLE TRIAL IN THE ISLE OF MAN ENDED ON SATURDAY IN A TRIUMPH FOR EAST GERMAN RIDERS AND MACHINES, AND ON SATURDAY EVENING THE TEAMS RECEIVED THEIR PRIZES FROM THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR OF THE ISLE OF MAN, SIR RONALD GARVEY.

  • Description

    THE SIX-DAY MOTOR CYCLE TRIAL IN THE ISLE OF MAN ENDED ON SATURDAY IN A TRIUMPH FOR EAST GERMAN RIDERS AND MACHINES, AND ON SATURDAY EVENING THE TEAMS RECEIVED THEIR PRIZES FROM THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR OF THE ISLE OF MAN, SIR RONALD GARVEY.

    AMONG THOSE PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WAS COUNT GIOVANNI LURANI CERNUSCHI WHO WAS STEWARD AT THIS YEARS TRIAL - THE 40TH TO BE HELD SINCE THE COMPETITION ORIGINATED IN 1913.

    THE FIRST TROPHY AWARDED WAS THE WALTING TROPHY.IT WAS WON BY POLAND.THE WALTING TROPHY IS PRESENTED TO THE TEAM, OTHER THAN THE WINNERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY AND THE SILVER VASE, WHO IN THE OPINION OF THE JURY GIVE THE BEST OVERALL PERFORMANCE.

    THE MOST IMPORTANT PRIZES, THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY AND THE INTERNATIONAL SILVER VASE BOTH WENT TO EAST GERMANY.

    THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY -- A GEORGE III ANTIQUE SILVER CUP AND COVER -- GOES TO THE NATIONAL TEAM OF SIX RIDERS WITH MACHINES MANUFACTURED IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY, WHO INCUR THE LEAST PENALTY MARKS.THE EAST GERMAN TEAM INCURRED ONLY 14 LOST POINTS IN THE ENTIRE SIX DAYS OF THE COMPLETIONS.THE OTHER SEVEN NATIONAL TEAMS ALL LOST MORE THAN 100 MARKS.

    THE SILVER VASE TROPHY -- A GEORGE II ANTIQUE SILVER CUP AND COVER IS AWARDED FOR MUCH THE SAME THING AS THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY, BUT TEAMS HAVE TO CONSISTS OF ONLY FOUR RIDERS, AND EACH COUNTRY IS ALLOWED TWO TEAMS.THE EAST GERMAN "A" TEAM WON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACOTB0H8T0880JSQGS91117GU4
    Media URN:
    VLVACOTB0H8T0880JSQGS91117GU4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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