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    Lancashire 'Grand National' motor cross at Cuerden Park, Preston.

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    Cuerden Park, Preston, Lancashire.

    GV. The starters line up for the Lancashire Grand National motor cross. The starter drops the flag and the competitors race towards and past camera. GV. As they come down a hill and into bend. SV. Crowd. SV. Pan, competitor going over very rough ground & GV. LV. Two riders very close together. GV. One of the motorcyclists goes out of control and nearly knocks spectators over. CU. Man watching. GV. As the leaders come round the bend and up hill very fast. LV. Pan, more riders come up hill. SV. Pan, competitor No 65 Pat Lamper comes up a hill. SV. Fred Mayes No 1, comes up the hill. GV. Crowd lining the course. GV. The leader No 69, Alan Clough, comes down the hill and into the final straight. LV. The chequered flag is dropped, pan with Clough as he goes past. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. Clough holding the Daily Herald Challenge Trophy and the Motorcycling Challenge Trophy standing with Mr J. E. Whitaker who presented them. Clough does not win the Ashes as he was not born in Lancashire or Yorkshire. The second man home N. Crooks No 98 wins them. CU. One of the trophies. CU. Alan Clough.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:58:00 / 01:29:02:00

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