• Short Summary

    THIS YEAR'S MONTE CARLO GRAND PRIX, JUNE 3 ... SIXTEEN STARTERS FOR THE 195-MILE-LONG RACE?

  • Description

    THIS YEAR'S MONTE CARLO GRAND PRIX, JUNE 3 ... SIXTEEN STARTERS FOR THE 195-MILE-LONG RACE AROUND THE HAIRPIN BENDS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN PRINCIPALITY WITH A 50,000- STRONG CROWD ON EDGE AS THE WHEEL-TO-WHEEL DUELS OF NEW ZEALANDER BRUCE MCLAREN LED HIM TO VICTORY - BY TWO SECONDS.

    MCLAREN - IN A BRITISH COOPER CLIMAX - SNATCHED IT FROM PHIL HILL OF AMERICA, REIGNING WORLD CHAMPION AND LEADER OF THE ITALIAN FERRARI TEAM. THE VICTOR COVERED 100 LAPS OF THE 1.95-MILE CIRCUIT IN 2 HRS. 46 MINS. 20 SECS. AT AN AVERAGE OF 70,46 MPH.

    AT THE START OF THIS 20TH GRAND PRIX THERE, A MULTIPLE PILE-UP OF CARS AT THE FIRST CORNER PUT THREE CARS OUT OF THE RACE: THE PORSCHE OF DAN GURNEY, THE BRM OF RITCHIE GINTHER, AND THE LOTUS OF MAURICE TRINTIGNANT.

    PRINCE RAINIER, ACCOMPANIED BY PRINCESS GRACE, PRESENTED THE VICTOR'S TROPHY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3H6EM4AOF3FT1M99LOOBZ0A3Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA3H6EM4AOF3FT1M99LOOBZ0A3Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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