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    A SPILL IN WHICH RHODESIAN JIM REDMAN BROKE HIS COLLAR BONE AFFECTED TWO WORLD MOTOR CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS TODAY (SATURDAY) AT THE ULSTER GRAND PRIX.

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    A SPILL IN WHICH RHODESIAN JIM REDMAN BROKE HIS COLLAR BONE AFFECTED TWO WORLD MOTOR CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS TODAY (SATURDAY) AT THE ULSTER GRAND PRIX.REDMAN CAME OFF HIS MACHINE IN THE LAST LAP OF THE 350 C.C.EVENT, IN WHICH VICTORY WOULD HAVE CLINCHED HIM THE WORLD TITLE FOR THE FOURTH SUCCESSIVE YEAR.

    THE 350 C.C.EVENT WAS WON BY F.STASTNY OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA RIDING A JAWA.HE COVERED THE 15 LAPS - TOTALLING 112 MILES (180 KMS) IN ONE HOUR 13 MINUTES.SECOND WAS B.BEALE OF RHODESIA, AND THIRD G.HAVEL OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

    IN THE 500 C.C.EVENT THE PARTISAN CROWD GAVE A TREMENDOUS RECEPTION TO DICK CRIETH, A LOCAL FARMER FROM THE DUNDROD AREA, WHO BECAME THE FIRST NORTHERN IRELAND RIDER TO WIN THE ULSTER GRAND PRIX.CRIETH RODE A NORTON AS DID C.R.CONN, WHO TOOK SECOND PLACE.THIRD WAS E.G.DRIVER OF SOUTH AFRICA RIDING A MATCHLESS.

    POINTS FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - IN WHICH BRITAIN'S MIKE HAILWOOD LEADS - WERE NOT AFFECTED BY THE RESULT.CREITH, WHO NEVER RIDES OUTSIDE NORTHERN IRELAND, THUS ONLY COMPETES IN THIS ONE EVENT WHICH IS LISTED IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES.

    (JIM REDMAN ALSO HAD TO WIN WITHDRAW FROM THE 250 C.C.EVENT.IT WAS WON BY PHIL READ OF BRITAIN, WHOSE VICTORY WON HIM THE WORLD TITLE FOR 1965.JIM REDMAN WAS READ'S RIVAL FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP IN THIS CLASS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4F48HXAUSR3MT4T82TUL765J8
    Media URN:
    VLVA4F48HXAUSR3MT4T82TUL765J8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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