• Short Summary

    Ove Andersson of Sweden and co-driver Arne Hertz Piloted their Peugeot 504 to victory on Monday (31 March) in the five-day Safari Raly to lead a European triumph over local drivers and Japanese cars.

  • Description

    Ove Andersson of Sweden and co-driver Arne Hertz Piloted their Peugeot 504 to victory on Monday (31 March) in the five-day Safari Raly to lead a European triumph over local drivers and Japanese cars.

    Behind Andersson -- with 718 penalty points -- came three more Europeans -- Sandro Munari of Italy (756 penalty points) and Sweden's Bjorn Waldergaard (837 points), both in Italian Lancia Stratos and Andrew Cowan (871 penalty points) of Britain in a Colt Lancer.

    It is only the second time in the 23-year history of the rally -- described by some of the toughest in the world -- that anon-east African driver has won. The previous occasion was the victory by Hannu Mikkola of Finland in 1972.

    Waldegaard took over the lead of the rally on Sunday (30 March) when favoured Kenyan driver Joginder Singh dropped out with engine trouble in his Colt Lancer. During the final leg from Mount Kenya to Nairobi Andersson Kept up his points lead and reversed his position to beat his follow-countryman to the finish.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADCMOXZAR7OYO8KSIS6VCCMGCM
    Media URN:
    VLVADCMOXZAR7OYO8KSIS6VCCMGCM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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