|Glasgow 'Tigers' v Sheffield 'Tigers'||British League||21st June 1968|
|Ref: NW Watson||01||02||03||04||05||06||07||08||09||10||11||12||13||Tot+Bp|
|1. Bo Josefsson r/r||-||-||-||-||(2)|
|2. Lars Jansson||2||3||2||3||2||12|
|3. Jimmy McMillan||3||2||0||2||2||9|
|4. Willie Templeton||2'||1'||3||1'||0||7+3|
|5. Russ Dent||0||1||0||0||1|
|6. Oyvind Berg||0||3||3||1||0||7|
|7. Brian Whaley||1||1||2|
|1. Charlie Monk||3||3||3||3||12|
|2. John Dews ©||1||2||0||-||3|
|3. Brian Maxted||0||0||1'||1||2+1|
|4. Arnold Haley||1||2||2||2||7|
|5. Bengt Larsson||2||3||2'||3||1||11+1|
|6. Bob Paulson||1'||1||0||3||5+1|
|7. Billy Bales||0||0||0|
|Track record = 76.2|
B.Briggs 14 May '65
The rider allocation committee had moved Charlie Monk from Glasgow to Sheffield over the winter and allocated Jim Airey as his replacement. Jim had steadfastly refused to move north and promoter Les Whaley was struggling to find a heat-leader to join the Tigers. Here is Ian MacKay's report from Speedway Star & News Vol.17 No.16...
BANG went Glasgow's chances of sharing the League points against Sheffield. And the bang came in the very last race of the night when Lars Jansson's front tyre burst when he was well in front of Bob Paulson and Brian Maxted. Paulson managed to overtake but Lars reached the line just in front of Maxted.
Poor Tigers! Nothing seems to come off for them at the moment. When one rider hits form, someone else tapers off. Against Sheffield, Lars Jansson was riding in the style which made the fans forget they had lost Charlie Monk, but Russ Dent who has been a hero on many occasions recently had magneto trouble and could only score one point.
Charlie Monk, making his first visit to White City since being transferred was immaculate and scored a maximum. But the Sheffield rider who really pleased the fans was Bengt Larsson who scored 11 points from five starts. Bengt's stylish riding thoroughly deserved the cheers of the sporting home fans.
Glasgow were unlucky here. Everyone tried so very hard but when you hit a bad patch as the White City men have - nothing goes right.
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