• Short Summary

    British motor-cycling star, 34-year-old Dickie Dale, died in clinic April 30 after's crash while leading in the 500 c.

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    1.
    LV Crowd in stands
    0.05

    2.
    SCU P.Pawson (AJS, GB) before race
    0.08

    3.
    SCU No 330, D.Dale, (Norton, GB)
    0.012

    4.
    TV PAN..start of race
    0.19

    5.
    REAR V..riders away
    0.23

    6.
    SV Rider falls
    0.28

    7.
    LV Another rider falls
    0.32

    8.
    SV Riders round bend
    0.35

    9.
    SV Board shows latest positions
    0.40

    10.
    SV PAN..No 31, Pawson, passes at speed
    0.43

    11.
    SV PAN..No 50, F.Klager, (Horex, W.Germany)
    0.48

    12.
    SV PAN..No 56, E.Weber, (Norton, W.Germany) leads No 42, H. Fohr, (AJS, W.Germany) round curve
    0.56

    13.
    LV Two riders down straight
    1.00

    14.
    SV TOWARDS..D.Dale in the lead
    1.05

    15.
    SV No 49, A.Klaus, (Norton, W. Germany) and No 56, and 42, round curve
    1.09

    16.
    TV Dale leads downhill
    1.16

    17.
    SCU DITTO
    1.19

    18.
    SV Dale receives checkered flag.
    1.21

    19.
    SCU Union Jack is raised.
    1.25

    20.
    SV Dale receives Laurels.
    1.30

    21.
    CU Dale waves.
    1.34

    22.
    TV PAN...Start of the motor-cycle combination event
    1.46

    23.
    SV PAN...Combinations around band.
    1.53

    24.
    SCU No.1, Camathias and Cecco (BMW, Swiss) lead No.9, Fath and Wolhgemuth (BMW, W. Germany)
    1.55

    25.
    TV Ditto, PAN on No. 16, Strater and Beerens (BMW, W. Germany).
    2.05

    26.
    SCU PAN..No. 17 leads No.4 R. && J. Foster, (Norton, GB),around bend.
    2.08



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    SPORT: MOTORCYCLE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: British motor-cycling star, 34-year-old Dickie Dale, died in clinic April 30 after's crash while leading in the 500 c.c. Life international motor-cycle race of the German championships at Nurburgring.

    Before his tragic accident, Dickie Dale, - on a Norton - had ride superbly to win the 350 c.c. race at an average speed of over 73 miles per hour. Dale, (No 30)), also set up the fastest lap time on the twisting course with 75 miles per hour.

    At the same meeting - held in heavy rain and fog - German rider Alfred Wohlgemuth received fatal injuries when riding as a passenger in the sidecar event. His companion, world champion Helmut Fath, lost his foot and was later reported in a critical condition.

    Ill-fated Wohlgemuth and Fath, (No 9) - the world's top sidecar team - crashed on a corner of the rain-swept track in the combination event. Swiss riders Camathias and Cecco, (No 1) were thee winners of this keenly fought race.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABYWJT82AXHT0MNP2G6UE0ULRK
    Media URN:
    VLVABYWJT82AXHT0MNP2G6UE0ULRK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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