• Short Summary

    Motorcycle racing -- and the world's top two riders have broken away from the ruling body to set up rebel 'World Series'.

  • Description

    Motorcycle racing -- and the world's top two riders have broken away from the ruling body to set up rebel 'World Series'. American Kenny Roberts, the world 5000cc champion, and Britain's former champion barry Sheene announced their move at a new conference in London on Friday (14 December). They said they're dissatisfied with the International Motorcycle Federation (FIM).

    SYNOPSIS: Sheene and Roberts, who won a close and exciting British Grand Prix in August, want more money for riders and stricter safety standards in the sport. Visnews reporter Andrew Nutting talked to them.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEV73EEUFCCXR484VKZ0RN3EB8
    Media URN:
    VLVAEV73EEUFCCXR484VKZ0RN3EB8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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