The European Championship in Class C motorboat racing was contested by 23 competitors from eight countries at Vienna June 22.
SV Drivers having last-minute check.
CU Pan From boat to No 78 to Polish driver Jakubovski making final adjustments.
GTV start of final race
GV No.4. Quester leading.
GV Pan... No 78 Jakubovski following up
GV No. 4. Quester crashes and is thrown from boat.
GV Quester in water waving.
LV PAN.. From Quester's boat to Quester
SCU No.78.. racing and leading.
GV No.78 Jakubovski passes wining flag.
SV Quester being hauled from river.
SPORT: MOTORBOAT RACING
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Background: The European Championship in Class C motorboat racing was contested by 23 competitors from eight countries at Vienna June 22. Visnews filmed highlights of the event including Austrian favorite Quester's crashing the final heat.
In two of the three-lap races for the title the Austrian favorite, No 4, held his own against test pilot Jakubovski No. 78 with 0-6 seconds in hand Quester led Jakubovski in the final heat when he was thrown out of his boat as he rounded a marker bouy at top speed. While course stewards hurried to fish the foundered favorite out of the water Jakubovski raced ahead to victory.