• Short Summary

    MOTOR RACING - AND THE FOURTH IN THIS YEAR'S GRAND PRIX SERIES, THE FRENCH, AT RHEIMS TO DAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    TV CARS LINED UP BEFORE START
    0.04

    2.
    STV START - CLARK (28) LEADS FROM GURNEY (8) AND HILL (2)
    0.08

    3.
    TV CARS RACING
    0.13

    4.
    GV PAN CLARK LEADS RACE
    0.24

    5.
    LV PAN CLARK DOWN STRAIGHT (IN RAIN)
    0.28

    6.
    LV PAN CAR RACING IN WET
    0.35

    7.
    SLV STOPPED B.R.M. IN PITS
    0.38

    8.
    TGV CLARK LEADS OTHER CARS
    0.47

    9.
    SV DITTO
    0.58

    10.
    SV DITTO
    1.03

    11.
    LV HILL RACING IN 2ND POSITION
    1.09

    12.
    SLV BANDINI SLOWS CAR TO STOP
    1.13

    13.
    TV MAGGS OVERTAKES HILL INTO 2ND POSITION
    1.20

    14.
    LTV DITTO
    1.21

    15.
    SLV OFFICIAL WAITS WITH CHEQUERED FLAG
    1.25

    16.
    TV CLARKS RACES TO FINISH LINE
    1.27

    17.
    SLV CLARK RECEIVES CHEQUERED FLAG
    1.30

    18.
    LV PAN CLARK ON LAP OF HONOUR
    1.35



    Initials JRG/EURO-B/MR/EEH


    SPORT: CAR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MOTOR RACING - AND THE FOURTH IN THIS YEAR'S GRAND PRIX SERIES, THE FRENCH, AT RHEIMS TO DAY (SUNDAY). TWENTY CARS WERE IN IT, OVER ONE OF THE WORLD'S FASTEST CIRCUITS.

    THEY STARTED IN SUNSHINE, FINALLY GETTING AWAY TWENTY MINUTES LATE. SMOKE POURED FROM GRAHAM HILL'S NEW B.R.M.- THE SELF-STARTER HAD FAILED, HIS MECHANICS HAS PUSHED HIM TO START IT. FOR THIS, HE WAS PENALISED ONE MINUTE.

    JIM CLARK, IN A LOTUS, SOON HAD A CLEAR LEAD, AND, AS IN HOLLAND LAST WEEK, THE RACE BECAME SOMETHING OF A PROCESSION BEHIND HIM. IN POURING RAIN, HE STEADILY INCREASE HIS LEAD, AND BY THE END WAS WELL AHEAD OF TONY MAGGS IN A COOPER AND GRAHAM HILL.

    CLARK WON HIS THIRD GRAND PRIX IN SUCCESSION BY NEARLY A MINUTE. WITH SIX MORE RACES TO GO, HE NOW HAS A COMFORTABLE LEAD ON TOP OF THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TABLE. BUT GRAHAM HILL, THE REIGNING CHAMPION, CAN STILL KEEP HIS TITLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6PJ9RIW8GTSHJD2HQABJ5LBSI
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PJ9RIW8GTSHJD2HQABJ5LBSI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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