• Short Summary

    Italy's Giacomo Agostini -- would champion in the 350 and 500 cc classes -- yesterday (Saturday) won the 350 cc Dutch Grand Prix Tourist Trophy (TT) race at Assen, Holland, defeating the reigning 250 cc world champion, Phil Read of England.

  • Description

    Italy's Giacomo Agostini -- would champion in the 350 and 500 cc classes -- yesterday (Saturday) won the 350 cc Dutch Grand Prix Tourist Trophy (TT) race at Assen, Holland, defeating the reigning 250 cc world champion, Phil Read of England. Riding an Augusta MV, Agostini took an early lead in the 20-lap, 154.09-kilometre (95.71-mile) course, holding his position to win in a time of 1 hour 3 mine 33.3 seconds, at an average speed of 90.39 mph (144.52 kph).

    The 125 cc class race was won by reigning champion Angle Nieto of Spain. Riding a Derbi over the 14-lap, 154.09-kilometre (67.01-mile) circuit, he clocked 48 mine 6.1 seconds at an average speed of 83.59 mph (133.74 kph).

    Brazilian rider Adu Celso Santos crashed on a bend in the 350 cc race, but, as our film shows, he was not curiously injured and walked away from his fallen motorcycle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA19YIQHLA2XSXVLYXUY4WTCNN9
    Media URN:
    VLVA19YIQHLA2XSXVLYXUY4WTCNN9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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