• Short Summary

    AT SILVERSTONE RACING CIRCUIT, THE WORLD CHAMPION MOTOR CYCLIST, MIKE HAILWOOD, TODAY (SATURDAY) DEFEATED AN INTERNATIONAL FIELD TO WIN THE BRITISH MOTOR CYCLE RACING CLUB'S SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP.

  • Description

    AT SILVERSTONE RACING CIRCUIT, THE WORLD CHAMPION MOTOR CYCLIST, MIKE HAILWOOD, TODAY (SATURDAY) DEFEATED AN INTERNATIONAL FIELD TO WIN THE BRITISH MOTOR CYCLE RACING CLUB'S SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP.

    HAILWOOD WAS RIDING A PRIVATELY OWNED MACHINE, AND COMPETING AGAINST TEAMS REPRESENTING JAPANESE, EUROPEAN AND BRITISH MOTOR CYCLE MANUFACTURERS.

    HAILWOOD, AGED 25, SCORED THREE VICTORIES AT TODAY'S SILVERSTONE MEETING - HE ALSO WON THE PRODUCTION MACHINES EVENT ON A B.S.A.AND THE 350C.C.EVENT.

    FIFTY RIDERS, FROM BRITAIN, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, SWITZERLAND, SOUTH AFRICA AND NEW ZEALAND, COMPETED IN THE SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, RACED OVER A DISTANCE OF 73 MILES (117 KILOMETRES).

    HAILWOOD IS THE YOUNGEST MAN EVER TO HOLD THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - HE HAS WON IT FOUR TIMES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2P7OVP7AD1P6N5TRQN49AB8W8
    Media URN:
    VLVA2P7OVP7AD1P6N5TRQN49AB8W8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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