The first hard leg of the London Sydney marathon got over as the rally cars starting checking in a Madras control.
SV no 72 leader away from start line
SV 49 away
PADDY HOPKIRK away
GV cars along mosson road (2 shots)
car 72 arrives Madras
TVW7 arrives and team members talking
PADDY HOPKIRK registering
TVW 7 away
CAR No. 6 FRENCH ENTRY DRIVING OF AFTER MID ???.
CAR No. 5. GREEK ENTRY DRIVEN BY JOHN ??? & ERLING JENSEN
CJ SHOTS OF HE ABOVE ENTRANTS TAXIING TO EACH OTHER.
CAR No. 4 BRITISH ENTRY ANTHONY ??? AND ??? ANDREWS ARRIVING
CAR No. 9 AUSTRALIAN ENTRY BRIAN HILTON & ??? LAKE ON THE ROAD
CAR No. 16 TURKISH ENTRY AYTAC KOT & KAYHAN ??? ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 22. FRENCH ENTRY JACQUES JEAN DOT ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 27 HERBERT KLEINT GERMAN ENTRY ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 33 BRITISH ENTRY--THE BANK ORGANISATION DRIVEN BY ANDREW CORWD ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 40 BRITISH ENTRY DRIVEN BY BASIL DENI HOWARD WAIMAN ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 45 AUSTRALIAN ENTRY DRIVEN BY PADDY HOPKIRK ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 48 JAPANESE ENTRY DRIVEN BY NORT YUKI ??? ON THE ROAD.
CAR no. 49 BRITISH ENTRY ANTHONY FOWKES ON THE ROAD.
CAR no. 50 AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND ENTRY DRIVEN CHARLIES ROBERTS & WILLIAM DEANS ON THE ROAD.
CAR no. 52 AUSTRIAN ENTRY DRIVEN BY JOHN ??? TAYLOR ON THE ROAD.
CAR no. 54 AUSTRALIAN PEUGEOT TEAM DRIVEN BY ??? WHINSTON DUNKERTON ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 59 GERMAN ENTRY DRIVEN BY ALFRED KING ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 61 JAPANESE ENTRY DRIVEN BY HUSBAND AND WIFE MITSURU EGURCHI & TUTI EGUCHI.
CAR No. 71 IRISH ENTRY MICHAEL O'CONNELL ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 72 POLISH ENTRY DRIVEN SOBIES-LAW ??? ON THE ROAD.
CAR no. 74 AUSTRALIAN ENTRY BOB HOLDEN ON THE ROAD.
CAR No. 53 Australian entry drives in..at Control point etc.
Car No. 33 British entry driven by Andrew Cowan drives in, Cowan at control point, later drives away to the Park Ferme through Madras streets.
Car No. 22 French entry driven by Jacques Jeandot drives in etc.
Car 22 drives away..
Cars 5 Greek entry with leader John and Car No. 40 another British entry leader Basil Denis Howard Wadman drives in etc.
Eager crowds around cars at the petrol station and control point.
The leader of the rally car No.72 a Polish entry driven by Zasada drives in, Zasada surrounded by crowds, his colleague checks in, Zasada speaking to camera etc.
Car No. 54 Australian entry driven by DUNKERTON and car 74 another Australian entry driven by Bob Holden drive in, at control, point etc.
Leading Australian entry car 45 driven by Paddy Hopkirk drives in checks at Control, Hopkirk to camera etc.
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Background: The first hard leg of the London Sydney marathon got over as the rally cars starting checking in a Madras control. Some of the cars arrived in Madras at least eight hours ahead of time late at night on 26th and early hours 27th. Zasada from Poland is still leading the rally while a total of 45 cars are still in the run. At Madras control after necessary entries the cars will be loaded onto ship for onwards journey to Penang from where they again resume road run. Car 45 driven by Paddy Hopkirk is still the leading Australian entry and is placed at No. 5. Cowan at place 3 and driving car 33 is doing well for Britain.