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Sunday Grandstand


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Introduced by Sue Barker.

12.05pm Touring Cars
Highlights of races 17 and 18 in the championship at Snetterton. Switzerland's Alain Menu is aiming for his first major British touring car title, having dominated the season by winning ten of the first 14 races.
Commentary by Murray Walker and Charlie Cox.

1.05 Boys' Golf
A report on the amateur championship at Saunton, Devon.

1.15 Motorcycling
Live coverage of the British 500cc Grand Prix at Donington Park. Honda rider Mick Doohan is looking to clinch his fourth consecutive 500cc world title; Britain's hope for victory is Jason Vincent , also riding Honda. Commentary by Barry Nutley.

2.30 Show Jumping
Action from the Hickstead Derby, one of the year's most prestigious show-jumping events.
Commentary by Stephen Hadley and Michael Tucker.

4.15 Golf
Live coverage of the final round in the women's British Open at Sunningdale. Alison Nicholas, who won the recent US Open, finished joint fourth last year, far behind American winner Emilee Klein. Commentary by Alex Hay, Mike Hughesdon, Hazel Irvine, Beverley Lewis and Mickey Walker.

6.20 Racing
News of the Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le Buffard Jacques le Marios, one of Europe's premier mile races. Commentary by Jim McGrath.

TV presentation (golf) Alastair Scott and John Shrewsbury : (showjumping) Wendy Sheppard
Stereo Videoplus code for 12.00-6.30
12.00-2.30 (not PDC) ........................


Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Unknown: Donington Park.
Unknown: Mick Doohan
Unknown: Jason Vincent
Commentary By: Barry Nutley.
Commentary By: Stephen Hadley
Commentary By: Michael Tucker.
Unknown: Alison Nicholas
Unknown: Emilee Klein.
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Mike Hughesdon
Commentary By: Hazel Irvine
Commentary By: Beverley Lewis
Commentary By: Mickey Walker.
Unknown: Buffard Jacques Le Marios
Commentary By: Jim McGrath.
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Unknown: John Shrewsbury
Unknown: Wendy Sheppard
Unknown: Stereo Videoplus

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