• Short Summary

    Giacomo Agostini of Italy completed a unique record today when he won the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy 500cc event - becoming the first man ever to win both this senior race and the junior 350cc event in three successive years.

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    Giacomo Agostini of Italy completed a unique record today when he won the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy 500cc event - becoming the first man ever to win both this senior race and the junior 350cc event in three successive years.

    Agostini covered the 226-mile course (360 kms) in two hours 13 minutes 47.6 seconds, averaging 101.52 miles an hour (163.5 kms) and also recorded the fastest lap at 105.29 miles an hour (169 kms).

    Four riders were injured during the race.

    British riders Peter Williams and Bill Smith were second and third, over five minutes behind the Italian ace.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1XQ1HLSVHAIO6ATG9WXH2ABGW
    Media URN:
    VLVA1XQ1HLSVHAIO6ATG9WXH2ABGW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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