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    A WEST GERMAN RIDER, SIEFRIED SCHAUZU, AND HIS PASSENGER H. SCHNEIDER, TODAY (SATURDAY) WON THE?

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    A WEST GERMAN RIDER, SIEFRIED SCHAUZU, AND HIS PASSENGER H. SCHNEIDER, TODAY (SATURDAY) WON THE 750 c.c. INTERNATIONAL SIDECAR RACE. THE FIRST EVENT OF THE 1969 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD RACES AT THE ISLE OF MAN CIRCUIT. SCHAUZU, CARRYING NO.1, WAS FIRST AWAY, AND TOOK AN EARLY LEAD WHICH HE MAINTAINED THROUGHOUT.

    SCHAUZU WAS RIDING A B.M.W., ON WHICH HE YESTERDAY LAPPED THE COURSE AT 89.53 MILES(144 KMS) AN HOUR, DURING A PRACTICE RUN.

    THE RACE WAS OVER THREE LAPS OF THE GRUELLING 37 1/2-MILE(60 KMS) COURSE.

    SECOND HOME WAS NO.2, C. VINCENT, WITH K. SCOTT AS PASSENGER, ON A B.S.A.

    THIS YEAR'S ISLE OF MAN TOURIST TROPHY PROGRAMME FEATURES SEVEN RACES -- ONE FEWER THAN LAST YEAR -- AND 651 RIDERS HAVE ENTERED.

    RACING WILL CONTINUE ON MONDAY WITH THE 500 c.c. SIDECAR EVENT AND THE 250 c.c. LIGHTWEIGHT INTERNATIONAL, OVER SIX LAPS OF THE COURSE. OTHER EVENTS WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY, WHEN THE MAJOR RACE OF THE MEETING, THE SENIOR INTERNATIONAL, WILL BE RUN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAG6NWBJC9EUOL1Q0S6SR1QHM6
    Media URN:
    VLVAG6NWBJC9EUOL1Q0S6SR1QHM6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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