• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S MIKE HAILWOOD (FRIDAY) SHATTERED LAP SPEED RECORDS AND GAINED HIS THIRD BIG VICTORY IN THE 1967 TOURIST TROPHY MOTOR CYCLE RACES BEING HELD ON THE ISLE OF MAN, WHEN HE WON THE 500c.

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S MIKE HAILWOOD (FRIDAY) SHATTERED LAP SPEED RECORDS AND GAINED HIS THIRD BIG VICTORY IN THE 1967 TOURIST TROPHY MOTOR CYCLE RACES BEING HELD ON THE ISLE OF MAN, WHEN HE WON THE 500c.c. RACE AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 105.62 MPH (169.9 KPH)
    HAILWOOD NOW HOLDS THE 500, 350 AND 250 c.c TITLES FOR THIS YEAR'S TOURIST TROPHY RACES, AND TODAY'S VICTORY WAS HIS TWELFTH IN TT RACES -- A RECORDS NUMBER.

    BUT HAILWOOD WON TODAY'S RACE AFTER A BREATHTAKING DUEL WITH THE ITALIAN CHAMPION GIACOMO AGOSTINI WHICH ENDED ON THE FIFTH LAP OF THE SIX-LAP RACE, WHEN THE CHAIN CAME OFF AGOSTINI'S MW GUSTA MACHINE.

    AGOSTINI, REIGNING WORLD 500 C.C CHAMPIONSHIP CELEBRATED HIS 25TH BIRTHDAY TODAY BY SETTING A NEW LAP RECORD ON THE FIRST LAP, AT 108.38 MPH (174.42 KPH). BUT HAILWOOD HIT BACK IN THE SECOND LAP WITH THE NEW STANDING RECORD -- 108.77 MPH (175.148 KPH)
    AGOSTINI'S RETIREMENT LEFT HAILWOOD NO SERIOUS CHALLENGER BUT HE SET UP A NEW RECORD AVERAGE OF 105.62 MPH (169.9 KPH) TO TAKE THE TITLE ON HIS JAPANESE HONDA MACHINE.

    BRITISH RIDERS TOOK THE NEXT FIVE PLACES IN THE RACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA76DWASPUKYX9YL5HB3EYLD5RO
    Media URN:
    VLVA76DWASPUKYX9YL5HB3EYLD5RO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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