British motor-cycling star, 34-year-old Dickie Dale, died in clinic April 30 after's crash while leading in the 500 c.
LV Crowd in stands
SCU P.Pawson (AJS, GB) before race
SCU No 330, D.Dale, (Norton, GB)
TV PAN..start of race
REAR V..riders away
SV Rider falls
LV Another rider falls
SV Riders round bend
SV Board shows latest positions
SV PAN..No 31, Pawson, passes at speed
SV PAN..No 50, F.Klager, (Horex, W.Germany)
SV PAN..No 56, E.Weber, (Norton, W.Germany) leads No 42, H. Fohr, (AJS, W.Germany) round curve
LV Two riders down straight
SV TOWARDS..D.Dale in the lead
SV No 49, A.Klaus, (Norton, W. Germany) and No 56, and 42, round curve
TV Dale leads downhill
SV Dale receives checkered flag.
SCU Union Jack is raised.
SV Dale receives Laurels.
CU Dale waves.
TV PAN...Start of the motor-cycle combination event
SV PAN...Combinations around band.
SCU No.1, Camathias and Cecco (BMW, Swiss) lead No.9, Fath and Wolhgemuth (BMW, W. Germany)
TV Ditto, PAN on No. 16, Strater and Beerens (BMW, W. Germany).
SCU PAN..No. 17 leads No.4 R. && J. Foster, (Norton, GB),around bend.
SPORT: MOTORCYCLE RACING
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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.