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    FERRARIS, WITH BRITAIN'S JOHN SURTEES AND BELGIUM'S WILLY MAIRESSE DRIVING THE WINNER, TODAY (SUNDAY) SWEPT THE BOARD IN THE 1,00-KILOMETRES (621 MILES) SPORTS CAR RACE AT NURBURGRING, WEST GERMANY.

  • Description

    FERRARIS, WITH BRITAIN'S JOHN SURTEES AND BELGIUM'S WILLY MAIRESSE DRIVING THE WINNER, TODAY (SUNDAY) SWEPT THE BOARD IN THE 1,00-KILOMETRES (621 MILES) SPORTS CAR RACE AT NURBURGRING, WEST GERMANY.TAKING OVER FROM SURTEES A FEW LAPS BEFORE THE END, MAIRESSE FINISHED SIX MINUTES AHEAD OF HIS NEAREST RIVAL, A GRAND TOURING FERRARI DRIVES BY PIERRE NOBLET AND JEAN GUICHET OF FRANCE.

    IN THIRD PLACE...ANOTHER FERRARI THREE-LITRE, DRIVEN BY CARLO MARIO ABATE AND UMERTO MAGLIOLI OF ITALY.

    OFFICIAL TIME FOR THE SURTEES-MAIRESSE TEAM OVER THE 44 TWISTING LAPS OF THE 22.8 KILOMETRE (14.16 MILES) CIRCUIT WAS 7 HOURS 32 MINS 18SECS - GIVING AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 133 KPH (82.70 MPH).

    THE RACE, WHICH COUNTS TOWARDS THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, WAS HIGHLIGHTED BY A CRASH BETWEEN MAIRESSE AND FELLOW TEAM-MATE MIKE PARKES.PARKES, WHO WAS UNINJURED, HAD TO RETIRE.67 DRIVERS FROM 8 COUNTRIES TOOK PART.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA27GAP557P9AQUX9SM1MM8PRYZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA27GAP557P9AQUX9SM1MM8PRYZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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