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    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN TAKING PART IN SPEED DRIVING TRIALS IN AMMAN OF FRIDAY, CARRIED OFF FIRST PRIZE IN THE GRAND TOURING CATEGORY.

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    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN TAKING PART IN SPEED DRIVING TRIALS IN AMMAN OF FRIDAY, CARRIED OFF FIRST PRIZE IN THE GRAND TOURING CATEGORY. THE KING WAS ONE OF FORTY COMPETITORS TAKING PART IN THE TRIALS, ORGANISED BY THE ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF JORDAN, WHICH ARE THE FIRST QUALIFYING ROUNDS FOR THE 1967 JORDAN CHAMPIONSHIP OF DRIVERS.

    THE TRIALS WERE DESIGNED TO TEST THE SKILL OF THE DRIVERS TAKING PART, IRRESPECTIVE OF THEIR CARS. EACH AUTOMOBILE WAS TIMED OVER A COURSE, WHICH INCLUDED MANOEUVRES SUCH AS REVERSING INTO A BOX, AND PENALTY POINTS ADDED TO THE TIME FOR ANY MARKERS TOUCHED AND INCORRECT HANDLING.

    THE CARS WERE DIVIDED INTO PRODUCTION AND GRAND TOURING CATEGORIES AND THE WINNERS WERE THOSE WHO RECORDED THE LOWEST TIMES INCLUDING PENALTIES. KING HUSSEIN, WHO IS HONORARY PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB, WAS DRIVING A MORRIS COOPER S. HIS WIFE, PRINCESS MUNA PRESENTED THE TROPHIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEF91BGJUKAO53FCM3Y3XS9AEF
    Media URN:
    VLVAEF91BGJUKAO53FCM3Y3XS9AEF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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