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Summer Grandstand


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Introduced by Alan Weeks.
A special Bank Holiday edition including Athletics, Cricket, Motor Racing.

Today's Timetable:
Motor Racing
direct from Brands Hatch
At 1.35 The Veteran and Edwardian Handicap over 5 laps
Part One at 2.0 - Part Two at 3.30
The Formula II Race over 25 laps
At 4.10 The 1,100 c.c. Sports Car Final over 15 laps
(Organised by the British Racing and Sports Car Club)
Commentator, Eric Tobitt
Television presentation by John Vernon

direct from Sheffield at 11.25
and in Grandstand from 2.25
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
The second afternoon's play in the Roses match at Bramall Lane
Commentators, Peter West and Norman Yardley
Television presentation by Ray Lakeland

direct from the White City Stadium, London
At 2.40, 3.25, 4.0, and 4.45
Gt. Britain v. West Germany
The second day of the match
(Organised by the British Amateur Athletic Board in conjunction with the 'News of the World')
Commentators, Max Robertson and Norris McWhirter
Television presentation by Bryan Cowgill

Sports Results Service
1.45: Lunchtime Cricket Scores
4.55: Racing and Cricket Summaries


Presenter: Alan Weeks
Presented by: A.P. Wilkinson
Programme Editor: Paul Fox

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