• Short Summary

    At Abensberg Bavaria 3000 speedway fans cheered Germany's two point victory over Sweden at the international motorcycle speedway contest May 24:
    Wack Hofmeister, European champion, led the seven-man German team to a 55 points win.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV Crowds in stands
    0.03

    2.
    CU Ove Fundin from Sweden at start
    0.05

    3.
    CU Josef Hofmesiter from Germany at start.
    0.09

    4.
    SCU Girls.
    0.11

    5.
    GTV. Pan... Start of race No. 2 No. 4. Joel Jansson Sweden takes the lead and Pan around track.
    0.35

    6.
    LV. Pan... No.3. Bjorn Knutsson, Sweden overtakes No. 4. Hofmeister
    0.45

    7.
    TV Pan... Knutsson leads, followed by No. 4. Pan around track.
    0.52

    8.
    SV Spectators
    0.55

    9.
    GTV Pan... No. 3 Knutsson finishing first
    1.04

    9a.
    (Spectators) followed by Alfred Aberl Germany.
    1.04

    10.
    CU Bikes leave start.
    1.08

    11.
    GTV Ditto and Pan No. 4. Bengt Fransson Sweden leading followed ny No. 1. Ove Fundin also of Sweden.
    1.16

    12.
    GTV Pan... around track
    1.24

    13.
    SV Spectators duck as riders throw up ashes in passing.
    1.29

    14.
    TV Pan...No. 4. still leading followed by no. 1
    1.39

    15.
    CU Spectators
    1.39

    16.
    CU Racing shot of No. 1. Ove Fundin
    1.41

    17.
    LV Pan...No. 1. Ove Fundin overtakes No. 4. for the lead, and comes in at finish followed by No. 4. josef Hofmeister in second place.
    1.45

    18.
    SV Spectators clapping
    1.50

    19.
    GV Spectators and flags
    2.01

    20.
    SV Winning team "Ove Fundin" receives winning prize.
    2.08

    21.
    CU Ditto.
    2.12

    22.
    SCU Funding shakes hands with Hofmeister who was second.
    2.17

    23.
    SV Fundin and Hofmeister and winning team
    2.21



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: At Abensberg Bavaria 3000 speedway fans cheered Germany's two point victory over Sweden at the international motorcycle speedway contest May 24:
    Wack Hofmeister, European champion, led the seven-man German team to a 55 points win. Ove Fundin, former World Champion, of Sweden gained most individual points: 17; his team: 53.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACSXLHUHVSK6QMZ6KKZCW44UDD
    Media URN:
    VLVACSXLHUHVSK6QMZ6KKZCW44UDD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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