- Title: RUSSIA: FINLAND WINS SNOWMOBILE RACING CUP.
- Date: 2nd January 1997
- Summary: MOSCOW, RUSSIA (FEBRUARY 2, 1997) (RTV - ACCESS ALL) 1. START OF RACE 2. FINNISH RACERS ANTI NISKALA (2) AND ENI RINKINEN (1) LEAD AS THEY LEAP OVER THE FIRST HILL 3. VARIOUS OF RACE IN PROGRESS 4. SPECTATORS 5. RUSSIAN RACER VYACHESLAV ALFEYEV (18) SITS IN HIS SNOWMOBILE AFTER BREAKING DOWN 6. VARIOUS OF RACE 7. NISKALA AND RINKINEN AT FINISH LINE 8. WINNERS ON PODIUM WITH CHAMPAGNE Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved.
- Reuters ID: LVAE8C2UJC7Q6SRON9QYCIIPVBKN
- Location: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- Country: Russia
- Duration: 00:01:57
- Story Text: Two young Finnish racers -- Anti Niskala and Eni Rinkinen -- took the honours at Moscow's International Snowmobile Racing Cup on Sunday (February 2). Both men drive for the famous Arctic Cat Club.
Niskala, from the famous Arctic Cat Club, won all three 20-minute races to score a maximum 40 points and take the title.
Teammate Rinkinen's total of 37 points gave him second overall.
Russia's Dmitry Podovzhny was third with 30 points.
The races took place in the Dmitrov winter sports centre, just outside Moscow.
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