• Short Summary

    PADDY HOPKIRK, BRITISH DRIVER FROM BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND, WAS ON THURSDAY NIGHT OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED WINNER OF THE 33RD MONTE CARLO RALLY.

  • Description

    PADDY HOPKIRK, BRITISH DRIVER FROM BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND, WAS ON THURSDAY NIGHT OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED WINNER OF THE 33RD MONTE CARLO RALLY. HOPKIRK, WHO DROVE A MORRIS MINI-COOPER-S FROM THE NEW STARTING POINT OF MINSK IN THE SOVIET UNION, LED ON THE ROAD SECTION OF THE RALLY AND MAINTAINED HIS ADVANTAGE IN THE SPEED TEST WHICH ENDED THE RALLY.

    HE AND HIS ENGLISH CO-DRIVER, HENRY LIDDON, HAD 30 POINTS TO SPARE IN THE GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OVER THE RUNNERS-UP, BO LJUNGFELDT AND FERGUS SAGER, OF SWEDEN, IN A FORD FALCON.

    ERIK CARLSSON, WINNER OF THE 1962 AND '63 RALLIES, WHO DROVE A SAAB FROM OSLO, FINISHED THIRD, SEVEN POINTS BEHIND HIS SWEDISH RIVALS.

    CARLSSON'S BRITISH WIFE, PAT MOSS, WON THE LADIES' CUP FOR THE FOURTH TIME...AND FINISHED FIFTH IN THE GENERAL CLASSIFICATION, THE HIGHEST PLACING EVER ACHIEVED BY A WOMAN DRIVER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3GJNGD60CCN3PSOVRRBKVGPQ6
    Media URN:
    VLVA3GJNGD60CCN3PSOVRRBKVGPQ6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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