• Short Summary

    Southern Centre team win the National Inter-Centre motorcycle scramble championships.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Rough riders bump for cup".

    National Inter-Centre Scramble Championship at Ipswich, Suffolk.

    L/S motorcyclists lined up on the starting line for the 1959 National Inter-centre team scramble championship, at Shrubland Park. Panning shot mass start of the rider. G/V the riders coming towards camera as they approach the country tracks. Various shoots motorcyclists racing down muddy tracks through woodland course, some trees have padding tied to them to stop smashes. Various shots spectators watching race. One of the competitors is seen skidding off his bike, he manages to right himself and continue.

    M/S motorcyclist Don Rickman being handed the trophy on behalf of the Southern Centre Team who won the championship. M/S crowd applauding. L/S Don Rickman holding the cup up as he sits between his three team mates astride their bikes.

    Other motorcyclists seen competing are J. Trible and Neil Jarman, both riding a 500 BSAs for the South Western team, F. Page on a 500 BSA riding for the Cheshire team, R. King on a 500 BSA riding for the Western team, G. Blakeway on a 500 Ariel, B. D. Leask and D. Bickers on a 500 Matchless riding for the Eastern team

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:31:00 / 01:45:46:00

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