• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S JOHN BANKS HAS TAKEN OVER THE LEAD IN THE 500 c.c. WORLD MOTORCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP?

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S JOHN BANKS HAS TAKEN OVER THE LEAD IN THE 500 c.c. WORLD MOTORCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP BY TAKING SECOND PLACE IN THE BELGIAN GRAND PRIX AT NAMUR IN BELGIUM TODAY (SUNDAY).

    BANKS NOW HAS 36 POINTS TO LEAD FROM SWEDEN'S AKKE JONSSON, WHO HAS 32. JONSSON WAS UNPLACED IN TODAY'S RACE. THE G.P. WAS WON BY ANOTHER SWEDE BENGT ABERG, ON A HUSQVARNA BANKS RODE A B.S.A. TO HIS SECOND PLACING.

    THIRD WAS PAUL FRIEDRICHS OF EAST GERMANY, AND JOE TEUWISSEN OF BELGIUM WAS FOURTH ON ANOTHER HUSQVARNA. BRITAIN'S JEFF SMITH WAS FIFTH. OF TODAY'S PLACEGETTERS, TWO OTHERS ARE IN THE RACE FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP. FRIEDRICHS IS RUNNING THIRD WITH 28 POINTS AND ABERG IS FOURTH WITH 24.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD7IQVT5Y7WIUKAPLAG46PJI98
    Media URN:
    VLVAD7IQVT5Y7WIUKAPLAG46PJI98
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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