• Short Summary

    MINORU KAWAI JAPAN WON THE 65,000 U.S. DOLLAR, 200-MILE (320 KMS.) WORLD CHALENGE CUP CAR?

  • Description

    MINORU KAWAI JAPAN WON THE 65,000 U.S. DOLLAR, 200-MILE (320 KMS.) WORLD CHALENGE CUP CAR RACE AT MOUNT FUJI ON NOVEMBER 23 (SATURDAY)
    KAWAI, DRIVING A 5-LITRE JAPANESE TOYOTA SEVEN BEAT BRITAIN'S JOHN CANNON IN A 7-LITRE FORD.

    LOTHER MOTSCHENBACHER OF CALIFORNIA, USA, WAS THIRD
    A TOTAL OF 17 TWO-SETER SPORTSCAR TOOK PART IN THE 75 LAP RACE OVER THE 4.3 KILOMETER FUJI SPEEDWAY COURSE.

    JACKIE OLIVER OF ENGLAND LED UP TO THE 46TH LAP BUT THEN HAD TO DROP OUT WITH MECHANICAL TROUBLE, AND KAWAI WHO HAD BEEN TRAILING HIM THROUGHOUT THE RACE DREW OUT INTO THE LEAD AND TO WIN.

    OVER 20,000 ENTHUSIASTIC SPECTATORS WATCHED THE RACE-MOTOR RACING IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY POPULAR IN JAPAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA63KFUSP7CEZGMW6NBI4C5BYZV
    Media URN:
    VLVA63KFUSP7CEZGMW6NBI4C5BYZV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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