• Short Summary

    The British motorcyclist, Owen Greenwood today (Sunday) won the 'Sidecar Race of the Year' on his 1,071 Mini Special machine.

  • Description

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    GV COMPETITORS PUSH MACHINES
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    2.
    SV DRIVER OF NO.1 M.DEUBEL (GERMANY)
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    3.
    SCU No.2 O.KOLLE (GERMANY)
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    SV No.4 SCHEIDEGGER (SWITZERLAND)
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    GV OTHER CONTESTANTS
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    SV PAN No. 7 O.GREENWOOD PAST CAMERA
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    SV CONTESTANTS AT STARTING LINE
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    LV CROWD
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    GV FLAG DOWN - RACE STARTS
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    10.
    LV MACHINES AROUND TRACK
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    11.
    GV PAN CONTESTANTS PASS
    1.01

    12.
    GV PAN No. 7 - GREENWOOD LEADING
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    13.
    GV OTHER MACHINES PASS
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    14.
    GV PAN No. 7 PASSES CAMERA
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    GV PAN No. 4 PASSES CAMERA
    1.24

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    GV PAN No. 1 PASSES CAMERA
    1.29

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    GV PAN No. 6 - AUERBACHER - PASSES
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    GV PAN No. 7 PASSES CAMERA
    1.36

    19.
    GV PAN No. 7 WINS
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    SV O. GREENWOOD AND PASSENGER FAIRBROTHER
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    21.
    SV CROWD
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    22.
    GV & CU GREENWOOD DRINKS FROM WINNERS' CUP
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    Initials PBS/V-S/MGT/EEH


    SPORT: MOTOR CYCLE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The British motorcyclist, Owen Greenwood today (Sunday) won the 'Sidecar Race of the Year' on his 1,071 Mini Special machine. The race, sponsored by the national newspaper the Daily Mail, is the richest motor cycle race in the world, with a purse of GBP1,140 Stg.

    Greenwood, and his passenger T. Fairbrother, defeated competition from some of Europe's top riders. He completely outpaced last year's winner, Chris Vincent, riding a 650 c.c. B.S.A combination.

    Greenwood's machine, the largest in the race, is fitted with a Cooper-Mini 1,000 c.c. engine. Because of its size Greenwood started in the back row, and had to pass the rest of the field of 59 machines to win.

    Among the European challengers were Max Deubel, of West Germany, on a 500 c.c. B.M.W.; Otto Kolle, also of Germany, riding another B.M.W.; and the Swiss champion, Fritz Scheidegger, on a 700 c.c. B.M.W.

    The race was over twenty laps of the 1.35 mile (two kilometre) circuit at Mallory Park, in Leicester.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADMBVJLOIKNLBY45LLPF8CYMEF
    Media URN:
    VLVADMBVJLOIKNLBY45LLPF8CYMEF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
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    N/A

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