• Short Summary

    BEFORE A CROWD ESTIMATED AT L30,000 JUNE 24, GARY HOCKING OF RHODESIA, RIDING ITALIAN M.V.?

  • Description

    BEFORE A CROWD ESTIMATED AT L30,000 JUNE 24, GARY HOCKING OF RHODESIA, RIDING ITALIAN M.V. MOTOR-CYCLES, WON BOTH THE 500 c.c. AND THE 350 c.c. EVENTS IN THE DUTCH GRAND PRIX T.T. RACES AT ASSEN, NORTH-EAST HOLLAND. WEATHER AND TRACK CONDITIONS WERE EXCELLENT AND SPEEDS WERE VERY FAST.

    IN THE 350 c.c. RACE, OVER A DISTANCE OR 54.09 KILOMETRES, HOCKING (NO 6) WON IN 66 MINUTES, 54.8 SECONDS, WITH AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 38.168 K.P.H. BOS MC INTYRE (NO 3), RIDING A BIANCHI, WAS SECOND IN 66 MINUTES, 57.2 SECONDS, AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 138.086 K.P.M. THIS WAS FRANTISEK STASTNY OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA (NO 1) RIDING A JAWA, IN 69 MINUTES, 4.8 SECONDS, WITH AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 133.834 K.P.H.

    HOCKING (NO 1) COMPLETED THE 154.09 KILOMETRES OF THE 500 c.c. RACE IN 65 MINUTES, 37.2 SECONDS - HIS AVERAGE SPEED WAS [illegible] K.P.H. BOB MC INTYRE [illegible] ON A NORTON 3 MINUTES, 13.8 SECONDS, AVERAGING 143.116 K.P.H.

    MIKE HAILWOOD OF ENGLAND (NO 2), ON A NORTON, WAS SECOND IN 66 MINUTES, 3.2 SECONDS, WITH AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 139.967 K.P.H., AND BOS MCINTYRE OF SCOTLAND (NO 7), ALSO ON A NORTON, WAS THIRD IN 67 MINUTES, 20.5 SECONDS, WITH AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 137.289 K.P.H.

    GARY HOCKING SHARES THE LEAD IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH STASTNY - EACH HAS 14 POINTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2V8QEV7GN2TJDRKNF4WE3DMJ5
    Media URN:
    VLVA2V8QEV7GN2TJDRKNF4WE3DMJ5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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